Daniel Marquardt
Defensive Line 77
337 lbs.
Last School
Rancho Buena Vista
Roster Years


Parents are Peter and Betty Ann Marquardt ... brother Michael also plays defensive line for the Cougars ... older brother Brian played defensive tackle at Weber State ... father played football at UCLA ... served a Church mission to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Spanish speaking) ... Eagle Scout ... married to the former Kristen Edwards ... graduated from BYU in 2003 ... attending graduate school ... recruited by Stanford and Boise State.


In 2001: Redshirted

Before BYU

A two-year letterwinner at Rancho Buena Vista High School ... earned the Advanced Placement Scholar Award as a senior ... a lifetime member of the California Scholastic Federation ... a team captain as a senior ... earned all-league, all-county and All-North County honors ... named to the Samoan All-Star Team ... participated in the San Diego County North/South All-Star Game ... National Football and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Leader Athlete.

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2002

Named to the Mountain West Conference All-Academic team ... lettered as a redshirt freshman ... saw action in 11 games during the season ... credited with 25 tackles, including 12 solo takedowns ... produced a career-high 6 tackles against New Mexico ... credited with a sack and 2 pass deflections against San Diego State ... earned top-defensive lineman honors for his performances against Nevada and Utah State.

Sophmore Year 2003

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... an Academic All-Mountain West selection ... saw action in all 12 games during the season ... credited with 17 tackles on the season, including 13 assisted takedowns ... twice recorded a season-high five tackles during the season, posting two solos and three assisted tackles at Notre Dame, as well as five assisted tackles against Utah ... credited with a sack against the Irish for a four-yard loss ... named Defensive Lineman of the game against SDSU, Boise State and Notre Dame ... participated in spring drills ... had 2 tackles, including one tackle for a loss during the Blue-White scrimmage.

Junior Year 2004

Senior Year 2005

Earned letterman honors ... started the first six games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Colorado State ... credited with 15 tackles on the season, including seven solo takedowns ... recorded 2.5 tackles for a combined loss of 11 yards ... had 1.5 sacks for a combined loss of 10 yards ... recorded a season-high of four tackles against Boston College and San Diego State ... had four solo tackles against San Diego State ... had 1.5 sacks against TCU.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2001

Redshirted after serving a Church mission in Florida.

Medical Redshirt Year 2001

Redshirted after serving a Church mission in Florida.