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#99 Marlon Favorite
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 306 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Harvey, La.
High School: West Jefferson HS
Marlon Favorite Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/30/2009

CAREER
Three-year contributor on defensive line for Tigers ... Played in 40 games in LSU career, starting 17 times ... Finished with 78 tackles, 8.5 tackles for losses and four sacks ... Added seven QB hurries and a pair of pass breakups ... Graduated in May of 2008 with a degree in general studies ... Signed a free agent contract with Carolina Panthers in April of 2009. 

SENIOR SEASON (2008)
Played in all 13 games, starting seven times ... Finished season with 28 tackles, 3.5 tackles for losses and two sacks ... Had season-best four tackles, including one for a loss, in road win over South Carolina ... Had sack for a 1-yard loss vs. Ole Miss ... Had three tackles in games against Auburn, Mississippi State, Florida and Arkansas.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Played in 11 games with six starts for the Tigers ... Recorded 28 tackles and one tackle for a loss during LSU’s national championship season ... Had a career-high six stops against both South Carolina and Auburn ... Was credited with four tackles versus Florida ... Sat out SEC Championship Game against Tennessee with an ankle injury.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Saw action in each of the Tigers’ 13 games, earning four starts ... Was credited with 18 tackles, including four for losses, a pair of sacks and a quarterback hurry ... Had a career night against Tulane, recording five tackles, including 1.5 for loss, and a sack, all of which marked career highs ... Had four tackles in the Tigers’ overtime victory over Ole Miss ... Against Alabama, was credited with three tackles, including one for loss, and a sack.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Played in three games in a backup role on the defensive line in 2005 ... Played in wins over Vanderbilt, North Texas and Miami ... Had two tackles against the Commodores ... Did not record any statistics against North Texas or Miami.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2004.

HIGH SCHOOL
A blue-chip defensive tackle considered to be rated in the top five nationally ... First-team All-American by USA Today and ranked as the nation's No. 1 defensive tackle prospect by ESPN.com ... Member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Top 20 Blue-Chip list ... First-team 5A all-state in 2003 ... Totaled over 100 solo tackles and 100 assisted tackles throughout his career ... Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior with 115 tackles, nine sacks and 17 hurries ... Also an all-district and all-metro selection in 2003 ... Dazzled scouts at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Led the Buccaneers to a 10-1 record and playoff berth in 2003 ... Made 105 tackles, including 35 tackles for loss and 20 sacks in 2002 ... Coached by Hank Tierney.

PERSONAL
Full name is Marlon Dominique Favorite ... Born on June 22, 1986, in Gretna ... Parents are Melkile and Mary Favorite ... Has one brother, Melkile, Jr. ... Considered to be among the best rappers on the team and has even performed at halftime of LSU men’s and women's basketball games ... Got his start in music by singing tenor in the church choir .

CAREER HIGHS   
Total tackles:
6, twice
Tackles for loss: 1.5 vs. Tulane, 2006
Sacks: 1, three times (last: vs. Ole Miss, 2008)

FAVORITE’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2004
Redshirt Season
2005
3-0
1
1
2
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
0
0-0
2006
13-4
6
14
20
4-23
2-20
0
1
0
0
0-0

2007

11-6

15

13

28

1-1

0-0

0

5

0

0

0-0

2008

13-7
9
19
28
3.5-14
2-13

2

1

0

0

0-0

Totals

40-17

31

47

78

8.5-38

4-33

2

6

0

0

0-0

 

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