This time a year ago, it would have been hard to imagine Arizona State running back Cameron Marshall not having a big season and preparing for a certain selection in the NFL draft. But after seeing his role reduced in his senior season, Marshall's stock dropped big time. Accordingly, he had perhaps more to gain than anyone else at ASU's pro day last week, and he knew it.
With that and the lack of an invite to the NFL Scouting Combine on his mind, Marshall made pro day the first step in proving himself to NFL teams ahead of next month's draft.
"I felt like I had a lot to prove," Marshall said. "I still have a lot to prove going into this next-level stuff. I felt like there was a lot of stuff I didn't get to accomplish on the field this year that I definitely want to bring with me and use as motivation next year."
With the arrivals of freshman star D.J. Foster and transfer Marion Grice last season and a new offense under first-year coach Todd Graham, Marshall saw almost 100 fewer c...