Green Wave go two hours at Yulman Stadium with an eye on the upcoming 2015 season
Green Wave move to New Orleans Saints Facility with focus on special teams and option before scrimmaging
Thompson's 124 yards and a touchdown on the ground highlights the Green Wave effort
Photos By Parker Waters
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has played in 24 games with one start at linebacker…has totaled 45 tackles (35 solo, 10 assists) with one interception…opens fall camp as backup middle linebacker.
2015: Played in all 12 games with one start as a sophomore…totaled 34 tackles (29 solo, 5 assists) with one interception… Notched a career-best six tackles (4 solo, 2 assists) vs UConn (11/7)…tallied five solo stops in his first-career start at Army (11/14)…recorded five stops - all solo - to go along with his first-career interception vs UCF (10/3)…notched four tackles (3 solo, 1 assist) vs Duke (9/3) and again at Georgia Tech (all solo) (9/12)…posted three solo stops vs Maine (9/19)…tallied three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) at Temple (10/10)…had three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) at Memphis (10/31)…made one solo stop at Navy (10/24).
2014: Played in 12 games as a true freshman…totaled 11 tackles (6 solo, 5 assists) on defense while throwing one interception on offense and returning two kickoffs for 23 yards (11.5 avg.) on special teams…recorded a season-best four tackles – all assists – at Duke (9/20) while throwing an interception after a bad snap on a punt attempt…tallied three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) vs Georgia Tech (9/6)…posted two, two-tackle performances: 2 solo vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/13) and 2 solo at Rutgers (9/27)…notched two kickoff returns for 23 yards and a long of 13 at East Carolina (11/22).
High School: Three-year letterman at Destrehan High where he played linebacker and defensive end for coaches Stephen Robichaux and Chris Stroud...rated a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Scout.com...named No. 23 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com, No. 32 by Rivals.com and No. 47 by ESPN...listed as No. 36 outside linebacker nationally by 247Sports.com, No. 43 by Rivals.com and No. 118 by ESPN...received an 89 rating by 247Sports.com and a 74 Scout Grade by ESPN...helped lead the Wildcats to a combined 18-16 overall record, including a 12-2 mark with a District 7-5A title and a trip to the state semifinals as a senior...named first-team all-state, first-team all-district and all-metro while claiming District Defensive MVP and RiverParishFootball.com Defensive Player of the Year after posting 137 tackles with 16 tackles for loss, two pass break-ups and touchdowns via interception and fumble return...posted 101 tackles and 11 sacks as a junior...also lettered four years in wrestling, where he finished third in the state as a junior and claimed Big Horse Champion and St. Paul's Champion honors as a junior and sophomore, respectively, and twice lettered in track and field, where he finished fifth in the state in shot put...off the field, was a member of the Beta Club, chess team, robotics club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Honor Roll and Junior ROTC...was a Kickoff Mentor and voted to the Homecoming Court.
Personal: Born Rae Juan La'Mikal Marbley on Sept. 25, 1996, in St. Rose, La...son of La'Quosha Hollis...has one brother, Donnie Ray, Jr...cousin, Burnell Dent, played football at Tulane from 1982-85 and in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers from 1986-92...proposed major is engineering physics...chose Tulane over Memphis, SMU and Southern Miss.
Marbley's Career Defensive Statistics