List includes 16 sports, 7 colleges
Bios: 2014 NFL Draft-Eligible Rams
CSU vs. Boise State
Colorado State takes field for its second spring drills under Jim McElwain
Injuries have taken toll on Rams season
Career Division I games played/started: 28/24 (14/14 in 2013...10/10 in 2012...4/0 in 2010).
2013 (Senior): Started all 14 games for CSU at right tackle and helped propel the Rams to their most productive offensive performance in school history...was a key cog in a veteran offensive front for a unit that set school records for points (507) and yards (470.8) per game...the Rams rushed for their greatest per-game average (204.4) since 2002 and topped the 500-yard mark eight times, most in school history...helped block for the Rams' single-season record-holder for rushing yards, Kapri Bibbs, who recorded 1,741 yards and a school- and Mountain West-record 31 rushing touchdowns...the Rams' offensive line only allowed 22 sacks, the second-fewest since 2003 (18) at CSU.
- Paved the way for running back Kapri Bibbs to break the school rushing record with 312 yards vs. Nevada (Nov. 9)
- Part of an offensive line that allowed no sacks vs. Cal Poly (Sept. 14) and at Wyoming (Oct. 19) and just one in four other contests, including at Alabama (Sept. 21)
- Served as team captain at Tulsa (Sept. 7) and vs. Boise State (Nov. 2)
- Finished career with start at right tackle in New Mexico Bowl win over Washington State
- Selected to play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl postseason all-star game on Jan. 11, 2014
Junior (2012): Started each of the first 10 games for the Rams.
- Made first career start in a win against in-state rival Colorado (Sept. 1)...helped block for a Rams rushing attack that galloped for 125 yards, including a 37-yard scamper to put the game out of reach
- Recorded his first career start against North Dakota State (Sept. 8)
- Against Utah State (Sept. 22) helped spring Tommey Morris for a 33-yard rush and putting the Rams into Aggies territory
- Part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks for the first time in 2012 at Air Force (Sept. 29)
- Helped open holes for a rushing attack that ran for a season-high 231 yards in a home victory over UNLV (Nov. 10)
- Suffered season-ending ankle injury vs. UNLV (11/10).
2011 (Sophomore): After a promising spring and summer, entered the fall second on the depth chart at tackle.
2010 (Freshman): A reserve offensive lineman, played in five games...In season-opening loss vs. Colorado (Sept. 4) at Invesco Field, made college debut, playing one second-half series at tackle...Played tackle in the fourth quarter of big win vs. UNLV (Oct. 16), in triumph vs. New Mexico (Oct. 30), and in loss vs. BYU (Nov. 13).
2009: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: Served as a team captain as a senior...The Wildcats were 4-6 during his senior year, advancing to the Texas 5A postseason for a fourth consecutive season, before losing to state runner-up Hightower in the first round... On the season, earned an 84 percent grade with 52 pancake blocks and 76 knockdown blocks, while not giving up a single sack...A first-team all-District 24-5A choice, also was a first-team all-Galveston County selection by the Galveston County Daily News...Won the 2008 Trench Award and Most Valuable Lineman for Clear Creek...As a junior, had 72 combined knockdown and pancake blocks and was named honorable-mention all-District 24-5A...Head coach was Darrell Warden...Benched 335 pounds and squatted 500 pounds...Also received interest from UTEP, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Houston, Nebraska, Texas State and Arizona...Also a captain of his high school wrestling squad, helped the team to the 2008 District 24 championship...His basketball team won the 2004 TAAF regional tournament and finished third at the UIL Final Four High School Basketball Championship...Had a 3.6 GPA.
Personal: Given name Marshal Jared Biard...Last name is pronounced BEARD...Born June 8, 1991, in Mobile, Ala. ...Parents are Joe and Sue Biard...Has an older sister, Marial...Nickname is Bear...Father, Joe, played at Murray State Junior College in Tishomingo, Okla. ...Is a descendent of gold medalist and football pioneer Jim Thorpe...Involved with the youth ministry at Clear Creek Community Church...Gained recognition in the National Society of High School Scholars for two years...Spent one year in the Clear Creek Symphonic Choir...Spent several hours visiting with developmentally disabled patients at Respite Care of Fort Collins, prior to 2010 and 2011 spring practice, as well as summer 2011...For a month during the summer of 2010, interacted with low-income Linton Elementary students at a local clubhouse, in conjunction with the Larimer County Food Bank, Fort Collins Recreation and Vineyard Church...Majoring in history...Hometown: League City, Texas.
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