12  Rakeem Cato
Rakeem Cato
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Central

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 188

Position:
QB

07/29/2014

Herd's Cato Named to Johnny Unitas Award List

Marshall quarterback a candidate for Golden Arm Award

07/29/2014

Marshall Launches Heisman Campaign for Rakeem Cato

Herd senior quarterback featured at CatoIn14.com

12/27/2013

Herd Defeats Maryland in 2013 Military Bowl

Marshall completes first 10-win season since 2002-03

12/27/2013

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 31, Maryland 20

12/27/2013

Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

Marshall 31, Maryland 20

12/27/2013

Marshall vs. Maryland- 2013 Military Bowl

Marshall defeats Maryland in the 2013 Military Bowl, 31-20.

12/07/2013

USATSPI: Marshall vs. Rice - 12/07/13

USATSPI: Marshall vs. Rice - 12/07/13

10/12/2013

Marshall vs. Florida Atlantic (USATSI Gallery)

Marshall vs. Florida Atlantic (USATSI Gallery)

09/21/2013

Marshall vs. Virginia Tech - UTSI

Marshall vs. Virginia Tech - UTSI

09/08/2012

AP Photos: Marshall vs. Western Carolina

AP Photos: Marshall vs. Western Carolina

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Named to the Manning Award Watch List...CollegeSportsMadness.com's Offensive Player of the Year ...Named the Conference USA MVP...Named 2013 Player to Watch by Touchdown Club of Columbus...First Marshall Offensive player since Byron Leftwich to win a top conference award... Selected to College FootballNews.com's All-Conference USA team...Led all FBS schools in completions per game (33.83) and passing yards per game (350.08)...Ran the fifth-ranked scoring offense in the nation ...Led Conference USA in passing yards (4201), passing touchdowns (37), and total offense...Started in every game for the Herd... Completed a career-high of 45 passes for 439 yards against Purdue (Sept 29)... Threw a touchdown pass in every game of the year... Recorded two five touchdown performances at Purdue and against Conference USA foe East Carolina (Nov 24).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Completed 182 of 304 passes for 2,059 yards with 15 touchdowns and 11 interceptions...Came up big in the overtime win against East Carolina with a 23-for-29, 341-yard, two-touchdown effort...Completed 27 of 42 passes for 275 yards, three touchdowns and two picks in the huge home win over Southern Miss to earn him National Freshman of the Week honors by Rivals.com...Tossed a season-long 77-yard bomb for a touchdown to Aaron Dobson on the first play of the East Carolina contest...Picked up another 32 yards on the ground.

PRIOR TO MARSHALL: Played for Telly Lockette at Miami Central... Recorded 9,412 passing yards and 103 passing touchdowns against only 23 interceptions in his prep career... A four-year varsity starter that holds numerous Miami-Dade County passing records... Other Offers: WVU, Cincinnati, and Florida International.