|Hometown:||San Bernardino, CA|
UCLA - Marlon was a solid performer in practices and on the scout team a year ago, catching the eye of the coaching staff ... Benefitted from his first Spring Practice, but missed part of the session with a strained hamstring.
2009 - Did not see game action in his first season in the program and has four seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered his senior season at Cajon HS and played for coach Kim Battin ... Attended Valencia (CA) HS his first three years and played two varsity seasons for coach Larry Muir ... PrepStar All-America selection (No. 93 prospect) ... Rated No. 6 cornerback nationally by Tom Lemming ... Rated No. 2 corner in the West by scout.com ... Ranked No. 14 corner nationally and No. 5 athlete among corners by rivals.com ... Rated No. 19 cornerback by scout.com ... Ranked No. 25 corner by ESPNU ... Rated No. 16 California prospect by rivals.com ... Member of scout.com California 101 (No. 31) and West Hot 150 (No. 43) ... SuperPrep All-Far West No. 49 prospect ... Earned four stars from scout.com and rivals.com ... Ranked No. 150 national prospect by rivals.com and No. 190 by scout.com ... Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... Named All-State Division I first team by MaxPreps ... CIF-Southern Section Central Division first team ... Named to Golden State Preps.com All-State second team and All-Southern California first team ... CalHiSports.com All-State third team ... NFF County Defensive Back of the Year ... Made 71 tackles and seven interceptions as a senior ... On offense, he had 29 receptions for 510 yards and five touchdowns ... As a junior, he recorded 75 tackles, four interceptions, five blocked kicks and three touchdowns ... As a sophomore, he made 60 tackles and three interceptions; blocked three kicks and scored three touchdowns ... Named all-league and all-city for three seasons ... Earned Scholar-Athlete award in 2006, 2007, 2008 ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Lettered two years in track and field.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Marlon Aurelius Pollard, Jr. ... Born: September 26, 1991 in Pomona, CA ... Parents: Rachael Pollard and Marlon Pollard, Sr. ... Has two sisters, Vanessa and Lanecia ... Raised by his mom ... Lists Kobe Bryant and NFL standouts Devon Hester, Brett Favre and Randy Moss as the athletes he admires the most ... Hobbies include playing basketball ... Has a career interest in research and innovation of medical technology for sports ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2009, Winter 2010, Spring 2010 ... Undeclared major.