The first position to be graded is always the most important one, the quarterbacks. For the Yellow Jackets, TaQuon Marshall saw the majority of the time and when considering his experience and he opponent, his performance was rather underwhelming.
Through the air, Marshall didn’t appear to take any step forwards this offseason as a passer. The senior continued to struggle a throwing the ball and connecting with his wide receivers. In the end, Marshall completed just 9-of-18 passing attempts on Saturday for 104-yards, a touchdown and interception.
On the ground, Marshall picked up 77-yards on nine carries but his decision making of when to pitch the ball to the a-backs still was lacking. Marshall is timid about pitching the ball there is no question about it but the Jackets need to include the a-backs more going forward in order to open up their running game even more. Performances from Marshall like Saturday’s won’t cut it going forward. It wasn’t horrible but it wasn’t great either.
Backup quarterback Tobias Oliver never threw a pass in Saturday’s game but did run the ball 12 times and picked up 72-yards in the process.