Marques Barron
Marques  Barron


Merced, Calif.

High School:
Merced HS '10

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 252


African American & American Studies


Seniors, award winners honored at football banquet

Aggies present 10 awards while honoring outstanding senior class


Aggie comeback falls short in final seconds

UC Davis scores 14 of the game's final 17 points, nearly erases 17-point deficit


Big plays spark UC Davis past Fort Lewis, 52-17

Aggies amass 459 yards of total offense; Corey Galindo finishes with three touchdowns and 134 receiving yards


No. 5 Bobcats Turn Back UC Davis, 34-17

Manzanares has big day for Aggies in Big Sky defeat at Montana State


Coyotes Hold Off Aggies 10-7 in Season Opener

Manzanares a bright spot on offense, gaining 91 rushing yards

2013: Played in all 12 games, finishing with 37 tackles, including 19 solo... Finished third on the team with 5.5 TFSs totaling 23 yards in losses... Had an eight-yard sack at Montana State of Bobcats' QB DeNarius McGhee in the second quarter, forcing a punt which was returned 27 yards by Charles Boyett... Posted a season-high six tackles (3 solo) against Idaho State and had five versus Montana State... Opened the year with 2.0 TFLs at South Dakota and then had 1.5 TFLs in home-opener against Northern Arizona... Broke up a pass in 2013 and had two quarterback-hurries.

2012:Started eight games at defensive end, earning 27 tackles (11 solo, 16 assists) and four tackles for losses totaling 10 yards... Added two fumble recoveries on the year... Had two games with five tackles each... Earned 1.5 tackles for loss against Portland State... Tallied four tackles (two solo, two assists) along with one forced fumble against Northern Arizona.

2011: Played in all 11 games as the primary reserve at right end... Recorded 13 total tackles (7 solos, 6 assists), including one tackle for a one-yard loss... Recovered one fumble for the season... Had a season-best three solo tackles at Hawai'i... Had two tackles and a tackle for loss at South Dakota... Tallied the fumble recovery in addition to two tackles at Arizona State.


: Twice named to Central California Conference first team, including CCC Lineman of the Year honors as a senior... Finished senior year with 81 tackles with 9 sacks after picking up 61 tackles and 4 sacks as a junior... Team finished 11-2 in 2008, winning CCC at 6-0 and advancing to Sac-Joaquin Section semis... Also earned All-CCC second-team honors in basketball in 2010.

PERSONAL: Born in Merced, Calif.... Majoring in African American & American Studies... Parents are Curtis & Kara Barron... Proudest personal accomplishment was winning Superintendent's Award... Cousin, Jarrett Sparks, plays tight end for Cal.