AT STANFORD: Enters the season atop the depth chart at both fullback and middle linebacker...saw the majority of his reps during the spring at linebacker...earned time at middle linebacker last season in goal line and short-yardage situations...three-time Pac-10 honorable mention selection as a fullback...has made huge contributions to Stanford's running game over the last three seasons as one of the best blocking fullbacks in the nation...tough, hard-nosed competitor has gained ultimate respect from his teammates and coaches due to his unmatched work ethic and attitude...quietly goes about his business without fanfare.
2009 (JUNIOR): Honorable mention All-Pac-10 Conference selection for the third straight season...carried eight times for 15 yards on the year and scored four touchdowns...also caught eight passes for 132 yards and one touchdown out of the backfield...started on both sides of the ball against No. 7 Oregon...in addition to lining up at his normal fullback position, started in place of the injured Clinton Snyder at mike linebacker...has been employed on the defensive side of the ball in goal-line and short-yardage packages...caught two passes for 48 yards against San Jose State on Sept. 26, including a career-long 34-yard reception in the first quarter...scored his first career touchdown in a 33-14 win over Arizona State on Oct. 24 on a two-yard run just before halftime...scored his second touchdown of the season the following week against Oregon on a two-yard run in the second quarter that gave the Cardinal a 24-14 lead...caught three passes for 32 yards in the 55-21 win over No. 11 USC on Nov. 14...scored his third touchdown of the season against Notre Dame on Nov. 28 on a one-yard run just before halftime...only carry against Oklahoma in the Sun Bowl resulted in a one-yard touchdown run at the 6:21 mark of the first quarter...second team All-Pac-Conference academic selection...earned District 8 ESPN The Magazine academic honors...recipient of the Jack Huston Award, given annually to a Stanford player for his unheralded efforts.
2008 (SOPHOMORE): Garnered All-Pac-10 honorable mention honors for the second straight season...played in 11 of 12 games, missing the Oregon game with a high ankle sprain...did not have a rushing attempt but outstanding blocking skills made him a key component in Stanford's running attack that racked up the second-most ground yards in school history...lead blocker helped opened the holes that sprung Toby Gerhart to a single-season school rushing record of 1,136 yards...had four receptions for 25 yards, hauling in passes against Arizona State, TCU, Washington and Washington State.
2007 (FRESHMAN): Earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention honors in his first season...jumped right into the starting lineup and made 12 starts at fullback...carried just five times for six yards and also caught four passes for 26 yards out of the backfield...his five carries came on consecutive Saturdays at Oregon State and Washington...four receptions came against UCLA, TCU, Oregon State and Notre Dame.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Jesuit High School in Portland, Ore., where he was one of the state's most talented two-way players as a running back and linebacker...earned first team all-state honors and was named Oregon's Defensive Player of the Year as a linebacker...also earned second team all-state honors as a running back...first team All-Metro League selection as a fullback and linebacker and was also named the conference's defensive player of the year...listed by Scout.com as the top linebacker in Oregon and the seventh-best overall recruit in the state...earned first team all-league honors as a fullback and second team all-conference accolades as a running back following his junior season...first team all-league fullback and third team all-league as a defensive end as a sophomore...helped Jesuit to back-to-back state championships as a junior and senior...also competed in the shot put and discus in track and field...National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award recipient...member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society...majoring in human biology.
Marecic's Career Highs Rushing Rushing Attempts: 3 at Oregon State, Oct. 27, 2007 Rushing Yards: 6, twice; last vss. Oregon, Nov. 7, 2009 Rushing Touchdowns: 1, four times; last vs. Oklahoma, Dec. 31, 2009 Long: 4 at Oregon State, Oct. 27, 2007
Receiving Receptions: 1, eight times; last vs. Washington State, Nov. 1, 2008 Receiving Yards: 12 at TCU, Sept. 13, 2008 TD Receptions: None Longest Reception: 12 at TCU, Sept. 13, 2008
Defense Tackles: 1, twice, last vs. California, Nov. 21, 2009 Tackles for Loss: None Sacks: None Interceptions: None