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Rutgers Adds Two Transfers to 2013 Squad
Nick Marsh and Lewis Toler Eligible to Play This Season as Fifth-Year Transfers
  • Posted on June 19, 2013 5:29:32 PM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 19, 2013) – Rutgers head football coach Kyle Flood announced the addition of two fifth-year transfers to the 2013 team in Nick Marsh and Lewis Toler. Both players are eligible to play for the Scarlet Knights this season.

    The Scarlet Knights report for preseason camp August 1 and begin preseason practice August 2.

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    Nick Marsh
    K/P • Sr. • 5-11 • 200
    Petaluma HS
    Utah
    Petaluma, Calif.

    2013: Immediately eligible after transferring to Rutgers … graduated from Utah in May and enrolled in a master’s program at RU … expected to compete for the starting punting job and could handle kickoffs.

    At Utah: Specialized in kickoffs for Utah, notching 25 touchbacks in 60 attempts as a junior in 2012 … did not record a kickoff out of bounds … responsible for all of Utah's 67 kickoffs in 2011 with 11 touchbacks ... 65.7-yard average kickoff was also the team's average, placing Utah third in the Pac-12 ... punted in six games, doing all the punting against USC and Pittsburgh and sharing the job in four games ... 20 punts for 810 yards (40.5 average) ... had eight punts downed inside the 20 and two punts of 50-plus yards ... 15-yard rush against Arizona State (10/8) on a fake punt ... career-long 62-yard punt against Washington (10/1) ... named College Performance Awards Kickoff Specialist of the Week on Oct. 2 for his performance against Washington, when he had three touchbacks and averaged 70.0 yards per kickoff ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention … handled 65 of Utah's 78 kickoffs in 2010 ... 17 touchbacks ... averaged 65.6 yards per kickoff ... punted three times for 105 yards (35.0 average) with one downed inside the 20-yard line ... Academic all-MWC ... member of Utah's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) … redshirted in 2009.

    Prior to College: 2008 Sonoma County League Co-Specialist of the Year ... 2008 Bay Area all-Metro honorable mention ... 2009 Chris Sailer Kicking National Punting Champion ... Chris Sailer Kicking top-12 in 2008 and 2009 ... NFL Punt, Pass and Kick 2006 winner in 14 and 15 year old boys, San Francisco 49ers region ... made a 47-yard field goal as a freshman at Petaluma High School (Calif.) ... four-year honor roll student ... National Honor Society ... 3.93 high school GPA ... 2009 Petaluma HS class treasurer … son of Scott and Carol Marsh ... father played hockey at Utica College before transferring to Temple ... mother is a director of engineering who attended Cal and UCLA ... one brother ... enjoys drums, ping pong, snowboarding and golf ... business major ... full name is Nicholas William Marsh ... born Sept. 5, 1991.

     

    PUNTING            G             No.         Yards     Lg            Avg.

    2010                 13           3              105         45           35.0

    2011                 13           20           810         62           40.5

    2012                 12           0              0              0              -

    TOTAL                   38           23           915         62           39.8

     

    KICKOFF               G             No.         Yards     Avg.       Touchbacks

    2010                       13           65           4263       65.6        17

    2011                       13           67           4399       65.7        11

    2012                       12           60           3763       62.7        25

    TOTAL                   38           192         12425    64.7        53

     

    Lewis Toler
    CB • Sr. • 5-11 • 190
    William Penn HS
    Western Michigan
    New Castle, Del.

    2013: Immediately eligible after transferring to Rutgers from Western Michigan … will be enrolled in a master’s program at RU.

    At Western Michigan: Started 36 of the last 37 games for the Broncos … recorded seven pass breakups as a junior in 2012 … set career high with two interceptions in win vs. EIU (9/8) ... third interception in two games at Minnesota (9/15) ... first TFL of the season vs. UMass (10/6) ... career high three PBUs at KSU (10/20) ... special teams fumble recovery at CMU (11/3) ... started all 13 games during the 2011 season and registered 59 tackles and 4.5 TFLs ... seven tackles and 1.0 TFL at Michigan (9/3) … five tackles and PBU against CMU (9/17) ... six tackles with a TFL and PBU at No. 24 Illinois (9/24) ... TFL and forced fumble at Toledo (11/8) ... season matching seven tackles at Miami (OH) (11/16) ...  recorded four tackles against Purdue in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl (12/27) … named Phil Steele First Team All-MAC as a redshirt freshman in 2010 ... earned Freshman All-American from Rivals.com ... led the MAC with 14 passes defended (5 INTs, 9 PBUs) ... named the team’s Outstanding Defensive Player ... made collegiate debut and first collegiate start by leading team with eight tackles at Michigan State (9/4) ... recovered two fumbles vs. Nicholls State (9/11) ... first career interception vs. Toledo (9/18) ... returned INT 24 yards for TD at Ball State (10/9), earning MAC West Defensive POTW ... assisted on TFL at Notre Dame (10/16) ... five tackles, 1.0 TFL and a pass break up at Akron (10/23) ... fourth INT of season vs. NIU (10/30) ... third fumble recovery of the season at CMU (11/5), giving him seven takeaways in 2010 ... eighth PBU of season vs. EMU (11/13) ... fifth INT of season and career high nine tackles vs. Kent State (11/20) … redshirted in 2009 … business administration major.

    Prior to College: Earned 2008 first team all-state defense ... named First Team All-Blue Hen Flight A defensive back and second-team wide receiver as a senior … earned second-team all-conference as a junior ... nominated to Delaware’s 54th annual Blue-Gold All-Star game ... member of two-time conference championship team (2006, 2008) ... intercepted 10 passes during career and recorded 71 tackles ... amassed 700 yards receiving and scored 10 touchdowns ... earned DIAA Academic All-State honors … son of Lewis and Marcella Toler ... born May 28, 1991 in Newark, Del.

     

    TACKLES        GP-GS   Solo       Ast.        Total      TFL         Sacks     FF           FR           INT         PBU

    2010            12-12     36           23           59     1.5          0.0          1              2              5              9

    2011            13-13     43           16           59     4.5          0.0          1              0              0              4

    2012            12-11     27           10           37     2.0          0.0          0              1              3              7

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