News:Keith Marshall rushed eight times for 36 yards against Nebraska in the Florida Citrus Bowl on Tuesday, while also catching three balls for 39 yards and a touchdown out of the backfield.
Analysis:Keith Marshall was the No. 2 back this season behind fellow freshman Todd Gurley, but he still managed 759 yards and eight scores on the ground. Still, Gurley's production was even better, and Marshall could find himself on the wrong end of the timeshare heading into next season.
News:Keith Marshall rushed two times for just three yards against Alabama on Saturday.
Analysis: Georgia let fellow freshman Todd Gurley shoulder the rushing load against the Tide on Saturday. Still, Keith Marshall finishes a productive freshman season with 723 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground.
News:Keith Marshall rushed seven times for 29 yards against Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Analysis: It was a quiet day for the freshman, as QB Aaron Murray tossed four touchdowns through the air to torch the Eagles.
News:Keith Marshall rushed eight times for 105 yards and a touchdown at Auburn on Saturday.
Analysis: After four subpar contests in a row, Keith Marshall broke out against a struggling Auburn squad. Expect another standout performance next weekend against lowly Georgia Southern.
News:Keith Marshall rushed four times for just four yards against Florida on Saturday.
Analysis: By contrast, Todd Gurley received 23 carries for the game. The two freshmen had basically been splitting carries up to this point in time, but Keith Marshall clearly took a back seat to Gurley against the vaunted Gator defense. He should get more touches next weekend against Ole Miss.
News:Keith Marshall thinks the Bulldogs can resurrect their suddenly dormant rushing game against the vaunted Gator defense this week, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.
Analysis: "This is SEC football, you know," Keith Marshall said. "I think teams were just having to respect the run a little more than they were at the beginning of the season. That's no excuse. I still think we're capable of doing big things and I think we'll get back to doing it." Though the confidence is admirable, Marshall has rushed for just 60 yards over his last two games, and the Gators currently sit in the top 10 in rushing defense.
News:Keith Marshall rushed six times for 23 yards at Kentucky on Saturday, while also catching a six-yard pass out of the backfield.
Analysis: The Georgia ground game had a surprisingly difficult time against the lowly Wildcat defense, as quarterback Aaron Murray took to the air to provide much of the offensive damage for the game. Keith Marshall has had two poor games in a row, and his chances to bust out of a slump do not look good against Florida next week.
News:Keith Marshall rushed 12 times for 37 yards at South Carolina on Saturday.
Analysis:Keith Marshall couldn't muster much against a superior South Carolina defense. He should bounce back after a bye week when Georgia travels to Kentucky on October 20.
News:Keith Marshall rushed 10 times for 164 yards and two touchdowns against Tennessee on Saturday.
Analysis:Keith Marshall scored on touchdown scampers of 72 and 75 yards, showing his big-play ability. He has now scored five touchdowns in his last three contests.
News:Keith Marshall rushed 10 times for 82 yards and two touchdowns against Vandy on Saturday.
Analysis:Keith Marshall and fellow freshman running back Todd Gurley form a dynamic rushing combo. Marshall has received at least 10 carries in every game this season despite the timeshare.
News:Keith Marshall rushed 10 times for 104 yards and a touchdown against FAU on Saturday.
Analysis: Both Keith Marshall and fellow freshman running back Todd Gurley surpassed 100 yards on the ground for the game.
News:Keith Marshall rushed 10 times for 46 yards against Buffalo on Saturday.
Analysis: Though Keith Marshall received the most touches out of the backfield, it was freshman Todd Gurley who stole the show, rushing for 100 yards and finding the end zone three times in the process.
News: Coach Mark Richt is "pretty sure" that Ken Malcome, and not Keith Marshall, will be the starting tailback when Georgia opens the 2012 season, the Ledger-Enquirer reports.
Analysis:Keith Marshall performed well in Wednesday's scrimmage, with three carries for 17 yards, as well as a 23-yard touchdown reception. Marshall is still expected to see carries behind Malcome, but will also have to contend with Todd Gurley and Richard Samuel for touches.
News: Although not serious, Keith Marshall appeared to be injured in Monday's practice, the Augusta Chronicle reports.
Analysis: Coach Mark Richt did not have much to say on the matter, and fellow running back Todd Gurley noted that Keith Marshall later returned to practice. Marshall is currently vying for carries with Gurley, Ken Malcome and Richard Samuel is a crowded backfield.
Georgia's Marshall Rushes for 62 Yards in Scrimmage
News:Keith Marshall carried the ball five times for 62 yards in Wednesday's scrimmage, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.
Analysis:Keith Marshall was extremely productive but has been overshadowed by fellow freshman Todd Gurley, who rushed seven times for 87 yards and two touchdowns. The starting job remains wide open, though, with Isaiah Crowell no longer on the squad, and Richard Samuel and Ken Malolme also in the mix.