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CJ Marshall, Lane College 5-9,220. With his combination of power and speed, this is a gifted player. He is an instinctive runner who finds daylight he can avoid tacklers pretty well and run away from defenders, he’s done that a lot over a productive college career he has the makings of a good pro-style running back.

CJ Marshall Position: RB Height: 5-9 Weight: 220 Hometown: Memphis, Tenn

 

Willie Matthews, University of Central Arkansas 5-9,220 is a workhorse at RB. He shows the ability to run in between the tackles and pick up the tough yardage. He is built very well and runs hard, and does not go down easily. His acceleration to and through the hole is excellent. Matthews is not just an interior runner though. He shows the ability to turn the corner and make people miss to break off the big run. His hands are also very good and he is a threat out of the backfield.

 

Willie Matthews Position: RB Height: 5-9 Hometown: Bartlett, Tenn.

Career: Appeared in 25 games…carried the ball 45 times for 289 yards and a touchdown

2012: Appeared in 12 games as a reserve running back…ran the ball 31 times for 221 yards and a touchdown…carried the ball 10 times for 153 yards and a touchdown against Bacone, including an 83 yard touchdown run

2011: Appeared in 13 games as a reserve running back…rushed the ball 14 times for 68 yards…carried the ball 12 times for 62 yards against Southeastern Louisiana

High School: All-State selection for Bartlett High School in Tennessee…ran for 2,833 yards and 24 TDs during junior and senior seasons…two-time all-district and all-region…2009 District MVP…2009 Tennessee East/West All-Star Game selection…2009 Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps…Rated 1-star by Scout.com

 

The Blast is excited about Marshall & Matthews and will look to both of them to help lead a powerful running attack!

 

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