Marvin Snipes


Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 250


Anthropology and Sociology

Marvin  Snipes


Football vs. Yale - Sept. 30, 2006

Lafayette Football


Lafayette vs. Penn Photo Gallery

Photos By Rick Smith

Co-captain for the 2006 season with fellow seniors Brad Maurer and Justin Stovall. 2005: Named First Team All-Patriot League by the league's coaches...started all 12 games...came up with 6.0 tackles behind the line of scrimmage and was credited with six quarterback hurries...had a season-high seven tackles and forced a fumble against Bucknell's spread option attack...recorded six tackles, including a stop for a loss, in I-AA Playoff game at Appalachian State...made six tackles against Fordham...recovered a fumble vs. Columbia...broke up a pass in the Leopards' win over Lehigh.

2004: Started all 12 games at defensive end...led the Leopards with six sacks, 12.5 tackles for a loss and three forced fumbles...sack and tackle for loss numbers both ranked among the top seven in the Patriot League...made a stop behind the line in all but one game...credited with six solo tackles, a sack and a pair of forced fumbles vs. Bucknell...had four solo stops, a sack and forced a fumble vs. Delaware...recorded 1.5 sacks and five tackles against Georgetown...made five solo tackles with a sack at Colgate...blocked an extra point vs. Holy Cross...had five tackles and two tackles for a loss against Lehigh.

2003: Named the team's Rookie of the Year by the coaching staff after appearing in nine games, starting the final three at defensive end... recorded 13 tackles, including two sacks, and forced a pair of fumbles.

AT BARTRAM HIGH SCHOOL: A National Honor Society member who ranked seventh in his class...received the Scholar-Athlete Award at the Public League Banquet...earned first-team All-Public League and second-team All-City honors...elected co-captain of the football team...also a member of the baseball and track and field teams.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Anthropology and Sociology...son of Kym and the late Marvin Snipes, Sr. ...born 4/12/85.

Year	G/GS	UT-AT	Total	TFL	  Sacks	   Int.	Break-ups    Fumbles Rcv./Fcd.
2003	9/3	7-6	13	3.0(19)	  2.0(13)	0	2	0/2
2004	12/12	28-18	46	12.5(43)  6.0(30)	0	1	0/3
2005	12/12	19-18	37	6.0(10)	  0.0(0)	0	1	1/1
Totals	33/27	54-42	96	21.5(72)  8.0(43)	0	4	1/6