Members of the Inaugural TAJ-Talented 10th Black College All-American Team.
During the month of February, (Black History Month) one member of the All-American team will be featured on the UrbanmediaToday.com website daily. Today we put the spot light on:
Grambling State’s Marc Orozco : (Kicker)
#31 Red-Shirt Junior
(Denton Ryan High School)
#3 Nationally HBCU Football Field Goal Percentage (0.818) 13 Games converted 18 of 22 Field Goal Attempts
#2 Nationally in HBCU Football in Field Goals per game (1.38)
-Third Team AP FCS All-American Team
-BOXTOROW All-American Team
Marc was a vital part of Coach Broderick Fobbs Grambling State Tigers offensive machine. The Red-Shirt Junior did not have a field goal attempt blocked all year; meanwhile he converted 18 of 22 attempts and his longest kick of the season was 48 yards against Alcorn State. Late in November in the game against Southern Orozco attempted his season high of 4 Field goal attempts and converted three of the four.
Marc Orozco was named a STATS FCS All-American Third Team Placekicker pic.twitter.com/GOJ5tGKE9C
— GSU Athletics (@GSU_TIGERS) December 19, 2017
Orozco also handled the Kick-off chores for the Tigers and kicked the ball off 54 times for a total of 3,236 yards and 7 touchbacks with only one ball going out of bounds. The Red-Shirt who will be back next season also converted 48 of the 49 extra point attempts he had this season.
Devante Kincade and Marc Orozco…award winners… Kincade, the first two-time recipient of the Big Ben Award, while Orozco was a finalist pic.twitter.com/2AP30dXnqT
— GSU Athletics (@GSU_TIGERS) December 1, 2017