The Michigan Daily-Thursday, September 25, 1980-Page 13
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Claudia Cs, Paul Bail,
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Fri.. Sept. 26
By LARRY MISHKIN
For Doug Marsh, the change from
1979 Michigan Wolverine to 1980 St.
Louis Cardinal has beenmore than one
of removing a Maize-and-Blue colored
uniform and putting on ared-and-white
It's been a whole new ball game for
the tight end.
"The two biggest differences between
college ball and the pros has been lear-
ning to handle the pressures of being a
rookie,, and adjusting to the different
type of defense," Marsh said.
ANOTHER DIFFERENCE between
playing football at Michigan and com-
peting in the NFL, to Marsh, is the in-
tensity of the respective training cam-
"The Cardinals' training camp was
ost definitely harder than
Michigan's," he said. "We went six
weeks and had two practices a day in
comparison to only two weeks in
college. Even though it was harder, it
was good because it really got me ready
for the upcoming season.'
The isolation for a first-year man
faces doesn't make the camp any
("IT'S A SLOW process befoe they
e veterans) accept you," Marsh
recalled. "They make it very hard on
the rookies. You have to show them that
you can fulfill the team's needs. Once
you've shown them that you can play,
they tend to accept you. It just takes a
For Marsh, though, it did not take
very long to prove himself. He has been
the Cardinals' starting tight end from
the beginning of the 1980 campaign and
his statistics are already impressive. In
. Louis' first three skirmishes, Marsh
caught nine passes for 120 yards and two
touchdowns. He had never doubted that
he would be able to step right in and see
action in the NFL.
"I knew if I showed my ability to the
coaches to learn the Cardinals' system,
I would get to play," he explained.
MARSH WASN'T surprised about
being drafted as early as the second
t"LI knew I would go early in the draft,
eause a lot of teams around the
league needed tight ends." And Marsh
had the numbers to draw attention
from the pro scouts. During his three
years in Michigan's run-oriented offen-
se, .Marsh chalked up 57 receptions for
947 yards. In an outstanding senior
season, Marsh had 33 receptions for
612 yards and six touchdowns. He was
named first-team All-Big Ten and
third-team "All-American and was
chosen to play in the Hula Bowl in
Hawaii last January.
Any young athlete who play
winner in college has a tough
ment when performing for a m
professional ballclub, but Mars
to take it in stride. The Cardinal.
in '80, but their rookie tight en
about to quit.
"WE'VE HAD A few tough s
but if we limit our mistakes, w
start winning," he predicted. "I
happy to be with the Cardinal
would like to help make the ba
There is a great deal of si
between St. Louis coach JimI
and Michigan mentor Bo,
bechler, according to Marsh,1
they both place a high va
maximum effort out of each pla
yes, on winning. Both coache
hard work, but, as Marsh said,
what football is all about."
While there isn't that grea
ference between coaches, the
tainly is a discrepancy in thet
"I ENJOY PLAYING with (
back) Jim Hart and the rest of1
dinals because they are all expe
players who I've looked up t
while," Marsh said. "It'sa
feeling to be in the same huddle;
guys. They really know w
game's all about."
The Cardinals play their hom
in Busch Stadium, where ac
crowd of 50,000 is a rare sight o
far cry from Michigan Stadi
those of the other Big Ten schoo
"I still get the samefeelingf
fans, but I really miss the M
ed on a fans and all the excitement in the stan-
adjust- ds every week," Marsh admitted. "The
nediocre fans in St. Louis treat the players nice,
>h seems but they have a right to be down on us
is are 0-3 right now because nobody likes to lose.
id is not When we start winning, they should ac-
cept us more."
etbacks, One new aspect of the professional
e should game that doesn't concern Marsh is the
I'm very salary that he now receives for playing.
s, and I "THE MONEY ASPECT hasn't
allclub a really fazed me. I'm just out there
playing each week because the game is
milarity still fun. I hope to keep playing for at
Schem- least the next five or six years, maybe
because longer. I look at the money as helping
me become financially stable, that's
au nyer, and all," he said.
s strss As he reminisced about his career at
"That's Michigan, Marsh declared as his most
T' 'memorable moment a 71-yard touch-
t a dif- down pass from John Wangler against
ere cer- Wisconsin in a 54-0 Wolverine rout. How
eualit cer about the Rose Bowls? Not when you
lose, says Marsh.
He looks for things to turn around for
the Car- his alma mater's football program.
erienced "IT SEEMS AS if they're off to a slow
to for a start. They haven't gotten it all
a great together yet, but I'm sure Coach
as these Schembechler will pull them together.
hat the They have to start working towards a
common goal. I'm sure they'll have a
e games good season."
capacity As for Marsh's goals with St. Louis,
f late. A he just wants "to be consistent and play
um and the best football I'm capable of
)s. playing." In his first three games are
from the any indication, that should be good
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