- Cornerback/Wide Receiver
- Long Beach Polytechnic (Long Beach, CA)
- Ht: 6'1" / Wt: 190
The best high school cornerback in the nation, five-star Iman Marshall is the latest elite defensive prospect to sign with USC and the final piece in the heralded Fab Five. Marshall joins a pair of Gardena Serra five-stars Rasheem Green and John Houston, who committed to USC, and the Utah five-star linebacker duo of Porter Gustin and Osa Masina, who both chose to be Trojans before National Signing Day.
Iman "Biggie" Marshall chose USC over big-time programs who heavily recruited him like LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, and Oregon. USC also beat out UCLA for his services.
Marshall was recruited primarily by Trojan wide receivers coach Tee Martin. Marshall only caught 19 passes on offense during his senior year, but he certainly has the size and athleticism to potentially play at least a situational role for the Trojans on offense.
But his physical skill-set will serve him best on defense, where his natural movement skills and body type are somewhat similar to those of Patrick Peterson.
Here are some Iman Marshall highlights from his senior year at Long Beach Poly:
Marshall figures to play a significant role on defense right away for a secondary that needs more big-time players. With Adoree' Jackson and Kevon Seymour already in line for a lot of snaps this year, Marshall could be relegated to a nickel role at first (he and Seymour would probably play outside and Jackson would move to the slot), but he and Jackson could very well be the best cornerback tandem in the NCAA in the near future.
Marshall had a whopping 16 pass break-ups to go with 79 tackles during his final high school season.
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