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In which BracketCat counts down the 16th day until the 2020 kickoff with a profile of Kansas State quarterback Max Marsh.

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Given his build and decision to wear No. 14, freshman quarterback Max Marsh might remind some of Carson “Crazy Legs” Coffman (14).
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Disclaimer: As the 2020 football season still is “technically” scheduled to proceed as planned in Manhattan, with the recent delay of our season opener until Sept. 12 against Arkansas State, we will reset and continue this Countdown for just a little bit longer...

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#14 Max Marsh

True Freshman | 6-2 | 190 lbs. | Grand Junction, Colorado
Max Marsh
Max Marsh
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Quarterback
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Redshirt
  • Status: Walk-On

Max Robert Marsh (b. Feb. 9, 2001) is a walk-on quarterback from Eaglecrest High School in Centennial, Colorado, who plans on majoring in architecture. He likely will redshirt.

Marsh played three years at Central High School in Grand Junction under his head coach and father, Shawn Marsh, before transferring to Eaglecrest in Centennial when his father became the school’s head coach prior to his senior year.

He totaled 5,706 yards and 39 touchdowns in his prep career on 388-of-656 aim, while he rushed for 1,314 yards and 13 touchdowns, helping Eaglecrest to earn a 9-3 record and a trip to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs, after which he was named an all-state performer.

Marsh also completed in track and field, as he earned all-conference honors in the 300-meter hurdles and 110-meter hurdles.

His father, Shawn, played college football at Mesa State, and his sister, Madi, was on the track and field team at Wyoming.