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A.J.  Leggett
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A.J. Leggett

RS Sophomore

Miami, Fla.

High School:
South Miami

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 198



Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 44, Ohio 14


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 48, Rhode Island 7


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 61, Southern Miss 13


Postgame Quotes

Marshall 34, UTSA 10


Roberts Returns More than Depth to Corner

The Word on the Herd-April 6, 2013


Marshall vs. NIU- Boca Raton Bowl

Marshall vs. NIU- Boca Raton Bowl

Marshall's active leader in career interceptions with eight entering his redshirt junior season ... Called "a safety with corner cover skills," by MU defensive coordinator and secondary coach Chuck Heater.

R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Helped 13-1 Herd to nationally ranked season and Conference USA championship with a second straight four-interception season ... Tied with fellow safety Tiquan Lang at No. 7 among Herd with 63 tackles (41 solos) ... Had season-high 10 tackles in opening win over Miami (Ohio); made nine tackles in win in his hometown over FIU ... Had seven tackles twice (UAB, Western Kentucky) ... Also broke up four passes on season ... Played in 693 snaps in 12 games, starting 11 (missed Rhode Island and Ohio, injured foot) ... Interceptions came against Miami (Ohio), Middle Tennessee, Akron and WKU; had 32-yard return versus MTSU and 22 yards against Miami.

R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Selected to Conference USA All-Freshman Team by league coaches ... Moved from corner to safety after arrival of Herd defensive coordinator and secondary coach Chuck Heater ... Missed 2013 spring practice while rehabbing from shoulder surgery ... Wasn't full-go until August camp ... Played 11 games (Weeks 1-8 and 12-14); made one start at free safety (Southern Miss) ... Led Herd with four interceptions, including one in Military Bowl win over Maryland; others came against Gardner-Webb, Southern Miss and UTSA ... Ranked 10th among the Herd in tackles, with 45 (32 solos); also had three pass breakups ... Had season-high 10 tackles (nine solos) in loss at Middle Tennessee ... Posted seven tackles in "Battle of the Bell" rivalry win at Ohio.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Redshirted following surgery for torn right rotator cuff and labrum suffered in second week of August 2012 camp. Underwent surgery in September, rehab lasted into summer 2013.

HERD FILE: Born Nov. 9, 1993 ... Majoring in Management at MU ... Full name Amos Lamar Leggett Jr. ... First four-star prospect to sign with Coach Doc Holliday's program, as the No. 110 prospect in the country ... A one-time commit to Miami, chose Marshall when the Hurricanes indicated they wanted an NCAA-qualified Leggett to take a prep school year ... Had numerous SEC, ACC and Big Ten offers, including Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Ohio State, Tennessee, Nebraska and South Carolina ... Rated No. 9 cornerback prospect in 2012 signing class; Super 75 selection in Florida, at South Miami High ... Had 68 tackles, 4 interceptions, 1,600 all-purpose yards and scored 15 touchdowns as senior at SMHS, his fourth high school in the Miami area ... Nike South Florida All-Star Game participant; Miami-Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game participant ... Played in Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Dallas.