USC’s Marqise Lee Could Make $4.4 Million From Insurance Policy After Slipping To Second Round

For most players, slipping into the second round of the NFL Draft means less money. Not for Marqise Lee, though. The former Southern California wide receiver took out an insurance policy before the 2013 season that would pay him if he sustained an injury or fell in the NFL Draft. Lee was projected to be picked highly, but he ended up getting selected by Jacksonville in the second...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Injury Expert’ Will Carroll Is Told “Half The League Is Out” On Marqise Lee Due To Injury Concerns

USC wide receiver Marqise Lee is one of the biggest names left available in the NFL Draft, and could very well be among the first players taken in tonight’s second round. However, if one report is to be believed (and its the NFL Draft, so that is a major question as teams are in full gamesmanship mode), Lee’s existing knee injury may be keeping him off many draft boards. Bleacher...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marqise Lee 'confirmed' 1st round status at USC Pro Day

LOS ANGELES -- There wasn't all of the pomp and circumstance you would expect from a USC Pro Day. However, there were a couple of bright spots - namely Marqise Lee. The 2012 Biletnikoff Award winner elected not to run the 40-yard dash at Pro Day, sticking with the 4.52 he posted last month at the NFL combine. After he stepped on the field he showed the ability to run routes, catch...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

No surprise, USC WR Marqise Lee is headed to NFL

Southern California receiver Marqise Lee says he's passing up his senior season to enter the NFL draft. The Biletnikoff Award winner made the long-expected announcement Friday night with a message posted on his Twitter account. Lee was the nation's top receiver as a sophomore in 2012, catching a school-record 118 passes for 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns. He struggled with injuries...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marqise Lee--You're Headed to the NFL Draft About to Make Millions; How Do You Feel?

USC wide receiver Marqise Lee--you've declared for the draft; you are about to embark on an NFL career and make a whole lot of money. How do you feel?@cjzero/TwitterIt was not exactly shocking news when Lee broke it to the fans via Twitter on Friday:To all Trojan fans, I have decided to forego my senior season at USC and declare for the 2014 NFL Draft. I want to thank my coaches...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

USC WR Lee announces he'll enter NFL draft via Twitter

USC wide receiver Marqise Lee will skip his senior year and enter the NFL draft, he announced on Twitter on Friday night. The 2012 Biletnikoff winner struggled his junior year with knee injuries and finished with 57 receptions for 791 and four touchdowns, following a stellar sophomore year. Lee tallied a total of 248 receptions, 3, 655 yards and 29 touchdowns in three years as a Trojan.
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Wideout Marqise Lee Announces That He’s Going Pro Via Twitter

USC junior wide receiver Marqise Lee is officially leaving school for the 2014 NFL draft. Lee made the announcement on Twitter Friday night, thanking his fans for their support over the past three seasons. To all Trojan fans, I have decided to forego my senior season at USC and declare for the 2014 NFL Draft. I want to thank my coaches … — Marqise Lee (@TeamLee1) January 4,...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

All quiet on decision front for Trojans

LAS VEGAS -- There are decisions to be made for USC draft eligible players and at the conclusion of their 45-20 win over No. 20 Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday night, none of that has changed. Marqise Lee took it all in following Saturday's win over Fresno State. He ran down the sideline shaking hands with fans. He posed for pictures on the field. He signed autographs...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

USC's Lee still grateful despite down season

LAS VEGAS -- He had 50 catches for 673 yards, two touchdowns and some nagging injuries. It was a junior season that fell short, statistically, of what he accomplished during his sophomore Biletnikoff Award winning campaign. Still, Marqise Lee remains grateful. Football for Marqise Lee is not just a game. It's an outlet. A chance. Growing up believing college was never an option for...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Last game at Coliseum for Oregon, Lee, Hundley?

LOS ANGELES -- Fitting on Thanksgiving morning, USC interim head coach Ed Orgeron began his post practice presser by expressing his thanks. He was thankful to the media for being "so kind" to him and the USC Trojans football team. It was also the last time he'd address the media before Saturday's crosstown rivalry between his Trojans and Jim Mora's UCLA Bruins in the last regular...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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