BU’s line unit one of 14 honored for play in season’s first six games.
No. 5 Football vs. No. 9 Kansas State; photos by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Second-year former transfer and returning starter at right guard… Big, skilled, lineman with lots of potential… Exited spring drills listed as starter at right guard… Started final eight games in first season at Baylor, on 2014 Big 12 championship squad… Projected 2015 All-Big 12 by Athlon (third team) and Phil Steele (fourth team)... Former juco All-American and Top 100 junior college recruit, transferred from Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa… Participated in second spring drills at Baylor in 2015.
2014 (Junior): Played all 13 games and started eight in first season at Baylor for Big 12 championship squad… Earned first collegiate letter… Took over starting right guard position in sixth game and started final eight games… Member of Baylor offensive line that powered running game to 215.5 yards per game (second in Big 12) and ranked fourth in league with just 1.85 average sacks allowed… Averaged 85.2 percent coach’s grade and totaled 29 knockdowns on season… Saw action as reserve in season’s first five games (had multiple knockdowns in four of five)… Made FBS debut in season-opening win over SMU, earned 82 percent grade and had one knockdown… Had identical stats of 87 percent grade and two knockdowns in wins over Northwestern State and at Buffalo in second and third games… Graded at 88 percent and made two knockdowns in win at Iowa State in fourth game… Earned season-high 89 percent coaches grade and had two knockdowns in win at Texas in fifth game… Made first career start (in place of injured teammate Desmine Hilliard) in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game, had one knockdown and graded at 84 percent… Led team with four knockdowns, and graded 85 percent, in third start – win at Kansas in eighth game… Made team-high four knockdowns and earned 88 percent grade in win over Oklahoma State in 10th game… Matched season-high of four knockdowns (graded 88 percent) in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year’s Six bowl… Started in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State, had two knockdowns and 84 percent grade… Mid-year signee enrolled at Baylor in January 2014, participated in 2014 spring drills.
Junior College (Lackawanna College): Rated 31st-best junior college prospect on ESPN JC50, No. 85 by Rivals and No. 90 by 247Sports… Ranked No. 2 guard prospect by ESPN, No. 3 by Rivals and No. 4 by 247Sports… Earned 2013 NJCAA All-America honorable mention and 2013 first-team All-Northeast Football Conference following sophomore season… Played sophomore season on offensive line, missed entire 2012 season due to injury and played freshman season in 2011 on defensive line.
High School: Prepped at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Md., under head coach Dave Mencarini... Graduated from QOHS in 2011 (senior football season in 2010), played on defensive line.
Personal: Son of Nancy Bice and Anthony Broxton… Full name is Jarell Martice Broxton … Born March 27, 1993, in Olny, Md.... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.