Ralph R. Zobell | Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Up Close: Matt Marshall

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Take a closer look at senior wide receiver/holder Matt Marshall, as published in BYU-Utah game program:

Nickname: P-DUBB
Favorite cold cereal: Special K (strawberries and yogurt)
Favorite Bronco Mendenhall Quote: “You can’t be on the fence in life.”
Why did I choose to play football over other sports: the feeling of playing under the lights with a team.
Before a football game, I: take pictures of JJ Di Luigi.
How did I spend my off-season: working out with my team and lovely girlfriend.
Who is the best player I’ve ever faced: Jeremy Kerley (TCU).
What would I like to do sometime in my life is: Sky dive
One place I would like to visit:  Greece or Austria, all of Europe
If I could play another position, what would it be:  Quarterback, because I did in high school.
Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: My father,
What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: being a father that provides for his family
How did I select my jersey number: wanted a unique number to BYU football history.
What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: watch lots of movies.
What is the best book I’ve ever read: Captain Underpants
What is my most memorable athletic achievement: fake field goal against San Diego State.
People say I look like:  Joey Lawrence, actor and singer
My favorite professor or most interesting class I’ve taken at BYU:  Professor Hebertson
If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why: My high school state championship ring.
My favorite scripture: Proverbs 27:2
My favorite website: www.facebook.com
My advice to youngsters: Whatever you do, do it at 100%.
If I were on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,”the person I’d call for my lifeline is: Duane Busby!
If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I’d have to show you is: Our facilities.
My least favorite trip is and why: New Mexico--nothing to do! Colorado State, small locker room.
One rule I’d change in college football is: touchdown celebrations
If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: Joseph Smith, Jesus Christ, My Grandpa.
On game day my friends and relatives:  send me texts and my brothers always call me.

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