Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard South


Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Offensive Scout Team MVP
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (2011)

2012 Outlook
Redshirt freshman Bronson Marsh was a two-way standout in high school with the ability to play either quarterback or defensive back. After originally joining the program in January of 2011 as a defensive back, Marsh moved to quarterback last fall and often ran the scout team. Marsh was named the Offensive Scout Team MVP for his performance on the practice field.

Marsh continued to drill at quarterback this spring where he will add depth behind returning starter Taylor Martinez. Originally a member of Nebraska’s 2010 signing class, Marsh delayed his enrollment until the following winter. Marsh was the 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in Nebraska.

2011 (Redshirt)
Marsh redshirted and switched from defensive back to quarterback.

Before Nebraska (Millard South HS)
Marsh capped his high school career by leading Millard South to a 13-0 record and the Class A state title in 2009. Marsh excelled as a quarterback for the Patriots. The 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in Nebraska, Marsh finished as Nebraska's 11-man career leader in passing yardage and total offense. He threw for just under 7,000 career yards, breaking former Husker quarterback Scott Frost's state record.

A dual threat as a quarterback, Marsh finished with 2,415 passing yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior, while completing 147-of-254 passes. On the ground, Marsh rushed for 895 yards and 13 touchdowns on 100 carries. He also played in the secondary for the Patriots and intercepted a pass in Millard South's 45-17 state title victory over Millard West.

For his efforts as a senior, Marsh was chosen as a first-team All-Nebraska pick by the Omaha World-Herald and a Super-State selection by the Lincoln Journal Star. He was the honorary offensive captain on both of those teams. Marsh was also named to the OWH's All-Decade team.

Marsh was on the varsity for Coach Andy Means at Millard South since his freshman season when he served as the second-string quarterback. Marsh took over as the starter during his sophomore year, throwing for more than 2,400 yards. As a junior, Marsh led Millard South to a Class A state runner-up finish, throwing for more than 2,200 yards. He was a second-team Super-State selection by the Lincoln Journal Star and an honorable-mention all-state pick by the Omaha World-Herald.

Marsh was also a standout on the track at Millard South. He finished third in the 110-meter hurdles at the 2009 state track meet and was fifth in the 300-meter hurdles, after finishing sixth as a sophomore.

Bronson is the son of Frank and Karen Marsh, and was born on April 14, 1991. He is a dietetics/nutrition, exercise and health science major, and was named to the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring Academic Honor Roll. He has volunteered time with the People’s City Mission.

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ATH Bronson Marsh from Omaha, Neb.