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Marquies Gunn
Marquies Gunn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alexander City, AL

High School:
Benjamin Russell

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 264

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
11/22/1983

Experience:
3L

Major:
Sociology

2005:
Associated Press All-SEC Second-Team ... Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week on Oct. 31 after the Ole Miss game ... Played in and started all 12 games ... Second on the team and seventh in the SEC with 12.5 tackles for loss (-54) ... Led Auburn with 16 quarterback hurries ... Posted one tackle, a pass deflection and a quarterback hurry against Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl ... Finished with three assisted tackles, half a sack (-4) and three quarterback hurries against Alabama ... Posted four tackles, including two for loss (-5), against Georgia ... Also posted a pass breakup and forced a fumble against the Bulldogs, his third of the season ... Started against Ole Miss, finishing second on the team with six tackles, all solo ... Named the SEC's Defensive Lineman of the Week and the Coaches' Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts against the Rebels ... Posted 2.5 tackles for loss (-11) and a sack (-4) with two quarterback hurries against the Rebels ... Finished with three tackles, including one for loss (-1), against LSU ... Second on the Tigers with seven tackles against South Carolina ... Finished with four tackles for loss (-9), one sack (-2) and one quarterback hurry against the Gamecocks ... Named the Coaches' Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts against Western Kentucky ... Posted two tackles, half a sack (-2) and two quarterback hurries against Western Kentucky ... Started and posted two tackles, including two tackles for loss (-9), half a sack, a pass breakup and three quarterback hurries against Ball State ... Had a solid game against Mississippi State, posting three tackles with a sack (-9) and two quarterback hurries ... Started second career game against Georgia Tech, accumulating five tackles, including four solo, one tackle for loss (-3) and two quarterback hurries.

2005 SPRING:
Received the Most Improved Grade Point Average Award from the coaching staff during spring drills.

2004:
Part of the playing rotation at defensive end ...Recorded three quarterback hurries, a sack (-5) and three tackles against Kentucky ... Finished with two tackles and a hurry against Arkansas ... Forced a fumble and had a sack (-9) against Louisiana Tech ... Had a sack early in the second quarter and finished with two tackles for loss (-6) against Tennessee ... Earned first career start against Mississippi State ... Tied for third on the team with three sacks. Came out of spring drills as a second-team defensive end.

2003:
Played in seven games ... Totaled two tackles including half a sack against Western Kentucky ... Forced a fumble and finished with four tackles including two for loss (-10) against Louisiana-Monroe.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Recorded 123 tackles and 20 sacks as a senior defensive end ... Helped lead Benjamin Russell to a state championship as a junior and a 9-3 record as a senior ... Birmingham News class 5A all-state selection ... Alabama Sports Writers Association class 5A all-state selection ... Finished with 110 tackles and 15 sacks as a junior ... Also competes in wrestling ...

PERSONAL:
Full name is Marquies LaRoy Gunn ... Born Nov. 22, 1983 ... Son of Lisa and James Daniels ... Five siblings, James Daniels, 19, Corderrick Daniels, 17, Kanyana Russell, 7, Nika Kelley, 24, Leshia Gunn, 11 ... Majoring in sociology.

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