Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Cartorius Marshall was born Sept. 20, 1996 in Columbus, Ga. Marshall, who will be a senior in the 2018 season, is majoring in business administration. The recruiting website 247Sports listed Marshall as an all-purpose running back as a recruit and ranked him 19th in the country in that category. Marshall played nine games as a freshman in 2015, at A-back. He rushed for 58 yards on eight carries and caught three passes for 76 yards. As a sophomore, Marshall appeared in two g

LISTEN: TaQuon Marshall on his surreal experience as Tech’s quarterback

On and off the field, it’s all business for TaQuon Marshall.

Georgia Tech’s senior quarterback, majoring in business administration, sits down with Channel 2 Action News sports director Zach Klein on the “Never Played the Game” podcast to discuss his decision to play at Tech, his demanding class schedule and the importance of winning this season.

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In his first season as a starter, Marshall began well – 53 percent completion rate, 8.9 yards per attempt, five touchdowns and no interceptions in 51 attempts in his first six games. The final five games, against largely stronger competition, was a different story – 25 percent completion rate, 7.2 yards per attempt, five touchdowns and five interceptions in 65 attempts.

“I put a lot of pressure on myself to try to be too perfect,” Marshall tells Klein. “Even though the season wasn’t what we wanted it to be, I felt that there was a lot learned from it.”

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