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Nico Marley
Nico  Marley


Weston, Fla.

High School:
Cypress Bay

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 208





Football Releases Depth Chart Following Spring Practice

Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen


Football Wraps Spring Practice With Sunday Session

Green Wave go two hours at Yulman Stadium with an eye on the upcoming 2015 season


Football Caps Week 3 Of Spring Drills With 78-Play Scrimmage

Offense rolls up 337 yards while the defense posted 2.0 sacks among 8.0 tackles for loss with 2 interceptions


Football Battles Conditions In Day 5 Of Spring Practice

Green Wave head indoors to New Orleans Saints Facility for two-hour session on Wednesday morning


Football Goes Full Pads In Day 3 Of Spring Practice

Green Wave begin implementing phase two of play book during morning session at Yulman Stadium


2015 Tulane Football Spring Scrimmage (03-07-15)

Photos By Parker Waters


Tulane vs. Cincinnati - Yulman Stadium - Oct. 31, 2014

Tulane vs. Cincinnati - Yulman Stadium - Oct. 31, 2014 Halloween Night!


Tulane at Rutgers - Sept. 27, 2014 - High Point Solutions Stadium

Tulane at Rutgers - Sept. 27, 2014 - High Point Solutions Stadium


Tulane vs. Southestern Louisiana - Yulman Stadium - Sept. 13, 2014

Tulane hosted Southeastern Louisiana in the first night game on campus since 1974 - Yulman Stadium - Sept. 13, 2014


Tulane vs. Georgia Tech - Inaugural game at Yulman Stadium - Sept. 6, 2014

Tulane vs. Georgia Tech in the inaugural game in Yulman Stadium. The Green Wave's first game on campus in 40 years.

Career Notes: Two-year letterman has 149 career tackles (83 solo, 66 assists), including 23.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks across 25 games with 24 starts…owns two interceptions, seven pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries…will open fall practice atop the depth chart at weak-side linebacker.

2014: Started all 12 games as a sophomore…claimed All-American Athletic Conference Honorable Mention honors as voted on by the league coaches and media…earned All-American Athletic Conference Third Team honors from Phil Steele Publications…totaled 82 tackles (46 solo, 36 assists) with 13.5 tackles for loss, half a sack, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, one interception and three pass break-ups…second on the team in total tackles (82) while ranking first on the team in tackles for loss (13.5) and assisted tackles (36)…tied for the team lead in fumble recoveries (2), tying for second in The American and ranking 43rd in the nation…ranked 19th in tackles per game (6.8) in The American…named Louisiana Defensive Player of the Week after posting five tackles (3 solo, 2 assist) with a half sack among 1.5 tackles for loss, an interception and a pass break-up vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/13)…tallied a career-best 12 tackles (4 solo, 8 assists) to go with 1.5 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a pass break-up at Duke (9/20)…chalked up a career-best 3.0 tackles for loss among four solo stops at UCF (10/18)…had 11 tackles twice: 6 solo, 5 assists with a tackle for loss and a fumble recovery vs Georgia Tech (9/6); and 5 solo, 6 assists with a tackle for loss at East Carolina (11/22)…recorded eight tackles (3 solo, 5 assist) with 1.5 tackles for loss vs Temple (12/6)…posted 2.0 tackles for loss among six tackles (5 solo, 1 assist) at Rutgers (9/27)…also had six stops on three other occasion: 4 solo, 2 assists at Tulsa (8/28) ; 4 solo, 2 assists vs Cincinnati (10/31); and 3 solo, 3 assists with a pass break-up at Houston (11/8)…logged five tackles (3 solo, 2 assists) with 1.5 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery vs Memphis (11/15)…added two solo tackles vs UConn (10/11).

Played in all 13 games with 12 starts at weak-side linebacker as a true freshman...earned Conference USA Co-Freshman of the Year recognition and claimed a spot on the C-USA All-Freshman Team after sharing the team lead in fumble recoveries (2) while ranking tied for second in tackles for loss (10.0), third with 67 tackles (37 solo, 30 assists), tied for fourth in interceptions (1), tied for fifth in forced fumbles (1), seventh in sacks (2.0) and tied for seventh in pass break-ups (2)...finished tied for 47th in C-USA in tackles for loss per contest (0.77) and tied for 47th in tackles per game (5.2)...sat tied for 34th nationally in fumble recoveries...tallied a season-high 10 tackles (7 solo, 3 assists) with a sack among 2.0 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery at Rice (11/30)...recorded eight tackles twice: 3 solo, 5 assists with 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass break-up at Louisiana Tech (9/12) and 6 solo, 2 assists with 2.0 tackles for loss vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...logged seven stops twice: 5 solo, 2 assists with a fumble recovery, an interception and a half tackle for loss vs South Alabama (9/7) and 7 assists with a half tackle for loss at FAU (11/2)...posted five tackles on three occasions: 2 solo, 3 assists with a half tackle for loss at Syracuse (9/21); 4 solo, 1 assist with half a tackle for loss vs North Texas (10/5); and 4 solo, 1 assist with a sack vs East Carolina (10/2)...had four tackles twice: 3 solo, 1 assist with a pass break-up vs Jackson State (8/29) and 2 solo, 2 assists vs UTEP (11/23)...added three stops (1 solo, 2 assists) with a half tackle for loss vs Tulsa (10/26)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.

High School: Three-year letterman at Cypress Bay High for coach Mark Guandolo...rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com...ranked No. 82 safety in the country by 247Sports.com, the No. 167 defensive back by Scout.com and the No. 167 outside linebacker nationally by ESPN.com...received an 84 rating and listed as the No. 146 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com while garnering a 61 Scout Grade and ranking as the No. 294 prospect in the state by ESPN.com...helped lead the Lightning to a combined 31-10 overall record and a 12-1 district showing, a District 11-6A title as a sophomore, a District 11-6A championship as a senior, and three trips to the state playoffs...as a senior, named first-team all-state after posting 67 tackles, one interception and a fumble recovery...named linebacker MVP of the Al Golden Summer Camp in June 2012.

Personal: Born Nicolas Marley on Jan. 5, 1995, in Weston, Fla...son of Rohan Marley and Geraldine Khawley...father, Rohan, played college football at Miami (Fla.)...grandson of reggae legend, Bob Marley...majoring in business.

Marley's Career Defensive Statistics
2013 13-12 37-30-67 10.0-43 2.0-19 1 2-0 2 1-30 0
2014 12-12 46-36-82 13.5-43 0.5-2 1 2-0 3 1-3 0
Total 25-24 83-66-149 23.5-86 2.5-21 2 4-0 5 2-33 0