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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,...
Via Fox Sports West
March 12, 2014  |  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...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

USC's Lee hurts shoulder, leaves scrimmage early

LOS ANGELES -- Just two days ago, USC wide receiver Marqise Lee said his injured right shoulder was "fine." On Wednesday afternoon he said the same thing although it didn't look that way during the Trojans' third scrimmage in the Coliseum of fall camp. Lee was going after a pass that was thrown to his side. He dove for it and landed on his right shoulder --...
Via Fox Sports West
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

USC Football: What awaits the Trojans in 2013?

Marqise Lee (Photo credit: Kirby Lee/US Presswire) The sun will be moving towards its destination of a beautiful sunset in Hawaii, the Aloha Stadium will be filled with 50,000 screaming fans decked out in their Warriors green and black colors, and the USC Trojans will take the field on a beautiful Thursday evening in Honolulu. Meanwhile back in Los Angeles, thousands of USC football...
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

USC Football recruiting update: Matthew Thomas spurns Trojans… Again

Although National Signing Day was in February, the saga that surrounded five star recruit Matthew Thomas, didn’t end with his signing of a national letter of intent on February sixth. Leading up to signing day, numerous reports indicated Thomas was considered a possible lean to uproot himself out of the state of Florida and sign with USC.  However, when signing day arrived, Thomas...
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

USC Football: Wide Receiver Drama

Marqise Lee (Photo credit: Kirby Lee/US Presswire) Despite the horrific season the USC Trojans football team had last year, there was one shining star in that locker room. You guessed correctly—Marqise Lee. Lee finished the season with 118 receptions, 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns on his way to winning the Fred Biletnikoff Award—an award given to the best college wide receiver...
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

USC's Lee finishes fourth in Heisman voting

USC receiver Marqise Lee finished fourth in balloting for the Heisman Trophy. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was announced as the winner Saturday night in New York in a ceremony that was also attended by Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein. According to ESPN, Manziel received 474 first-place votes and 2,029 points. Te'o had...
Via Fox Sports West
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

USC's Marqise Lee selected to All-America team

USC receiver Marqise Lee was selected to the American Football Coaches Assn. All-America team and is one of five finalists for the Walter Camp player of the year award. Lee, a sophomore, leads major college football with a Pac-12 Conference-record 112 receptions. He has scored 15 touchdowns and ranks third nationally in all-purpose yards, averaging 215.7 yards a game. Lee, Texas...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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