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Brock Marion
Brock Marion.jpg
Marion with the Dolphins in 2003
Position(s)
Safety
Jersey #(s)
31
Born June 11, 1970 (1970-06-11) (age 39)
Bakersfield, California
Career information
Year(s) 19932004
NFL Draft 1993 / Round: 7 / Pick: 196
College Nevada
Professional teams
Career stats
Tackles 947
Interceptions 31
Touchdowns 3
Stats at NFL.com
Career highlights and awards

Brock Elliot Marion (born June 11, 1970 in Bakersfield, California) is a former American football free safety in the National Football League who played twelve seasons for the Dallas Cowboys, the Miami Dolphins, and the Detroit Lions from 1993 to 2004. Marion was a three-time Pro Bowler in 2000, 2002 and 2003 with the Dolphins.

Marion played high school football at West High School (Bakersfield, CA) before playing college football at the University of Nevada and was drafted by the Cowboys in the seventh round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He was used as a backup for his first two seasons before getting the chance to start in the 1995 NFL season, having six interceptions for forty yards and one touchdown. He also had an interception in Super Bowl XXX. Marion was hurt for most of the 1996 season before having a career high in tackles in 1997 with 100.

Marion signed as a free agent with the Dolphins in 1998 where he made 72 tackles and no interceptions that season. In 1999, Marion was used as the main kick returner, getting 62 returns for a league leading 1,532 yards, including a return of 93 yards. Marion stayed with the team until 2003 season.

Marion signed with the Detroit Lions in 2004 where he played one season, starting all sixteen games with them, making sixty-six tackles and three interceptions before being cut by the Lions in a salary cap move on April 25, 2005 and was replaced by Terrence Holt as starter in free safety.

Marion retired with 676 career tackles, two quarterback sacks, 31 interceptions for 537 yards and three touchdowns. He also returned 123 kickoffs for 2,951 yards. He is also the oldest player with an interception return of 100+ yards.(31 years, 209 days)

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