Draft Scout Snapshot: Pre-2011: Granted release of scholarship at end of season to transfer to North Alabama. 2010: Charged with second-degree assault after bar fight in Ocean City, Maryland in May 2010. Appeared in 11 games and making two starts, recording 57 tackles including 4.5 for loss. 2009: Appeared in 11 games at Georgia with four starts, making 57 tackles and six quarterback pressures. Started and recorded team-leading nine tackles in Independence Bowl victory over Texas A&M. 2008: Appeared in 13 games for the Bulldogs, making 17 tackles and forcing a fumble.
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Draft Scout Marcus Dowtin News
01/03/13 - LB Marcus Dowtin was signed to a contract for 2013 by the Eagles.
11/20/12 - LB Marcus Dowtin was waived by the Jets on Tuesday. Dowtin, whom the Jets signed from their practice squad on Oct. 17, was a healthy scratch against the Rams on Sunday. Dowtin played 48 snaps on special teams and two snaps on defense in three games, though he earned a $15,750 fine from the NFL on one of those defensive snaps for hitting Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore in the head.
11/05/12 - LB Marcus Dowtin was fined $15,750 by the NFL last week for the roughing the passer penalty he drew against the Dolphins on Oct. 28. Dowtin was flagged for his hit on Matt Moore in the third quarter and the NFL also fined him because it determined he hit Moore in the area of his head. For Dowtin, an undrafted free agent making the minimum salary of $390,000, the fine means he loses an entire game check, though he can appeal the ruling.
10/24/12 - LB Marcus Dowtin made his NFL debut against the Patriots last weekend. Dowtin, whom the Jets signed as an undrafted free agent last spring, was promoted from the active roster from the practice squad on Oct. 17.
10/17/12 - LB Marcus Dowtin was promoted from the Jets' practice squad Wednesday. Dowtin, who takes the spot of FB John Conner on the active roster, signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent out of North Alabama last spring. In addition to linebacker, he can also play safety.