Walk-on DL who recorded a tackle in the Bears' Maroon and White spring game (4/26/14).
Iowa Western CC: After a year at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, he played his sophomore season at Iowa Western Community College for Coach Scott Stroghimi as a talented defensive end ... Team won the NJCAA national championship in 2012.
High School: Was a three-year starter at fullback and defensive end for Coach David Rash at Cameron (Mo.) High ... Earned all-conference honors three times, all-district honors twice and second-team all-state distinction as a senior ... Was part of the KMZU Dream Team in 2009 ... Was a state shot put champion in 2011 at Cameron and also was a standout wrestler.
Personal: Sawyer Dale Marlay was born 7/21/92 in St. Joseph, Mo. ... Son of Steve Marlay and Kelley Steele of Cameron, Mo. ... Has a brother, Levi ... Plans to major in Animal Science.