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Marquez Valdes-Scantling
WR #83
Height:
6-4
Weight:
206
Age:
23
College:
South Florida
Hometown:
St. Petersburg, FL
Experience:
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Biography

COLLEGE BIO:

USF CAREER: Set USF's season receiving yards record with 879 yards on a team-leading 53 receptions in 2017...ranks 10th all-time at USF with 1,294 career receiving yards in just two seasons...recorded 75 career receptions at USF and his 11 touchdown catches rank eighth all-time at USF...transferred to USF after playing two seasons at N.C. State...combined collegiate career totals from the two programs are 119 receptions for 1,832 yards and 12 touchdowns...set the USF season receiving yardage record by posting 133 yards in USF's 38-34 Birmingham Bowl win over Texas Tech in 2017...his 95-yard touchdown reception at UConn (11/4/17) is tied for the longest reception in USF history...also had a 75-yard touchdown run at ECU...his 17.3 yards per catch average on his career set a USF career record...he owns two of the top five receiving yardage games in USF history with 186 yards on 10 catches vs Houston (10//28/17) and 152 yards on six catches at UConn (11/4/17)...his 18.9 yards per catch average in 2016 stands as the fourth-best mark in USF history...posted three 100-yard receiving games at USF.

2017: Selected to play in the 2018 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. ... set the new USF season receiving record of 879 yards on a team-high 53 receptions while ranking second on the team with six TD catches… had three 100-yard games in his last five outings, including 133 yards and a touchdown against Texas Tech in the Birmingham Bowl (12/23), when he posted a 64-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter… his 1,294 career receiving yards in two seasons at USF rank 10th all-time on the career charts despite him playing just two seasons in green and gold… logged 75 receptions and 11 touchdowns at USF.... combined with his statistics from two seasons played at N.C. State prior to transferring to USF, finished his collegiate career with 119 receptions for 1,832 yards and 12 touchdowns… caught six passes for 152 yards, including a school record 95-yard touchdown at UConn (11/4)…set the previous USF single-game high with 186 yards on 10 catches, both career bests, against Houston (10/28)… rushed for a career long 75-yard touchdown on a jet sweep, finishing with a career-high 80 rushing yards and six catches for 94 yards and a touchdown at East Carolina (9/30)…caught four passes for 96 yards and a touchdown against Illinois (9/15)… caught six passes for 91 yards in the season opener at San Jose State (8/26)… one of 10 USF football players to graduate in the spring.

2016: Started all 13 games in his breakout, debut season with the Bulls…ranked fifth on the team with 22 catches for 415 yards and tied for the team lead with five TD receptions…helped the Gulf Coast Offense set school records with 77 touchdowns and 6,650 yards of total offense... hauled in a career-long 77-yard TD catch on the first play from scrimmage and finished with two catches for a career-best 84 yards at SMU (11/19)…caught two passes for 26 yards, including a 16-yard touchdown against Navy (11/28)…caught a 26-yard touchdown pass against UConn (11/15)…caught three passes for 79 yards, including a 51-yard touchdown, in the season opener against Towson (9/3)…caught touchdown passes in five different games.

NC STATE: He went on to log 44 receptions for 538 yards in his two seasons with the Wolfpack ... caught 22 passes for 257 yards and one touchdown for the N.C. State in 2014 while starting the first eight games of the season ... one of six N.C. State receivers to post 20 or more receptions on the year ... posted three catches for 33 yards in N.C. State's victory over USF in Raymond James Stadium and followed that game with a season-best four catches for 55 yards and a touchdown in a win over Presbyterian, one of two games in which he led the team in receiving ... posted at least one reception in nine games for the Wolfpack, and two or more in seven games ... had one catch for 13 yards in N.C. State's 34-27 victory over UCF in the Bitcoin-St. Petersburg Bowl ... in 2013, was one of four true freshmen to start a game for the Wolfpack and at one point led the team in receiving early in the year before missing a pair of games with injury ... started three games on the year, logged 22 receptions for 281 yards and posted a reception in seven games ... led the team with a season-best, eight receptions for 87 yards in the Wolfpack's victory over Richmond and had four catches for 87 yards in his collegiate debut vs. Louisiana Tech.

LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: Posted 50 receptions for 800 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior and 28 receptions for 600 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 10, 1994 in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Son of Marcellus and Tahisia Scantling...earned his USF degree in communication in the spring of 2017...accepted into USF’s renowned Sport & Entertainment Management master’s degree program.

Bio courtesy of USF Football

COLLEGE BIO:

USF CAREER: Set USF's season receiving yards record with 879 yards on a team-leading 53 receptions in 2017...ranks 10th all-time at USF with 1,294 career receiving yards in just two seasons...recorded 75 career receptions at USF and his 11 touchdown catches rank eighth all-time at USF...transferred to USF after playing two seasons at N.C. State...combined collegiate career totals from the two programs are 119 receptions for 1,832 yards and 12 touchdowns...set the USF season receiving yardage record by posting 133 yards in USF's 38-34 Birmingham Bowl win over Texas Tech in 2017...his 95-yard touchdown reception at UConn (11/4/17) is tied for the longest reception in USF history...also had a 75-yard touchdown run at ECU...his 17.3 yards per catch average on his career set a USF career record...he owns two of the top five receiving yardage games in USF history with 186 yards on 10 catches vs Houston (10//28/17) and 152 yards on six catches at UConn (11/4/17)...his 18.9 yards per catch average in 2016 stands as the fourth-best mark in USF history...posted three 100-yard receiving games at USF.

2017: Selected to play in the 2018 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. ... set the new USF season receiving record of 879 yards on a team-high 53 receptions while ranking second on the team with six TD catches… had three 100-yard games in his last five outings, including 133 yards and a touchdown against Texas Tech in the Birmingham Bowl (12/23), when he posted a 64-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter… his 1,294 career receiving yards in two seasons at USF rank 10th all-time on the career charts despite him playing just two seasons in green and gold… logged 75 receptions and 11 touchdowns at USF.... combined with his statistics from two seasons played at N.C. State prior to transferring to USF, finished his collegiate career with 119 receptions for 1,832 yards and 12 touchdowns… caught six passes for 152 yards, including a school record 95-yard touchdown at UConn (11/4)…set the previous USF single-game high with 186 yards on 10 catches, both career bests, against Houston (10/28)… rushed for a career long 75-yard touchdown on a jet sweep, finishing with a career-high 80 rushing yards and six catches for 94 yards and a touchdown at East Carolina (9/30)…caught four passes for 96 yards and a touchdown against Illinois (9/15)… caught six passes for 91 yards in the season opener at San Jose State (8/26)… one of 10 USF football players to graduate in the spring.

2016: Started all 13 games in his breakout, debut season with the Bulls…ranked fifth on the team with 22 catches for 415 yards and tied for the team lead with five TD receptions…helped the Gulf Coast Offense set school records with 77 touchdowns and 6,650 yards of total offense... hauled in a career-long 77-yard TD catch on the first play from scrimmage and finished with two catches for a career-best 84 yards at SMU (11/19)…caught two passes for 26 yards, including a 16-yard touchdown against Navy (11/28)…caught a 26-yard touchdown pass against UConn (11/15)…caught three passes for 79 yards, including a 51-yard touchdown, in the season opener against Towson (9/3)…caught touchdown passes in five different games.

NC STATE: He went on to log 44 receptions for 538 yards in his two seasons with the Wolfpack ... caught 22 passes for 257 yards and one touchdown for the N.C. State in 2014 while starting the first eight games of the season ... one of six N.C. State receivers to post 20 or more receptions on the year ... posted three catches for 33 yards in N.C. State's victory over USF in Raymond James Stadium and followed that game with a season-best four catches for 55 yards and a touchdown in a win over Presbyterian, one of two games in which he led the team in receiving ... posted at least one reception in nine games for the Wolfpack, and two or more in seven games ... had one catch for 13 yards in N.C. State's 34-27 victory over UCF in the Bitcoin-St. Petersburg Bowl ... in 2013, was one of four true freshmen to start a game for the Wolfpack and at one point led the team in receiving early in the year before missing a pair of games with injury ... started three games on the year, logged 22 receptions for 281 yards and posted a reception in seven games ... led the team with a season-best, eight receptions for 87 yards in the Wolfpack's victory over Richmond and had four catches for 87 yards in his collegiate debut vs. Louisiana Tech.

LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: Posted 50 receptions for 800 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior and 28 receptions for 600 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 10, 1994 in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Son of Marcellus and Tahisia Scantling...earned his USF degree in communication in the spring of 2017...accepted into USF’s renowned Sport & Entertainment Management master’s degree program.

Bio courtesy of USF Football