Henry Marshall

Kansas City Chiefs
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Wide Receiver


  • One of Mizzou’s greatest receivers, Henry Marshall was an all-Big Eight and all-America choice in 1975, when he caught 44 passes for 945 yards and nine touchdowns.
  • A native of Salina, Kan., he was a tight end when he lettered as a freshman in 1972, but moved to wideout whiled lettering in 1974 and ’75.
  • He played in the Blue-Gray game, Hula Bowl and Coaches All-America Game following his senior year, then was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs, for whom he played from 1976-87, and in the process, unseated Otis Taylor as Kansas City’s all-time receiver.
  • He held the MU records for receiving yards in a game (207) and season (945) for 15 years, before both were broken in 1990 by Linzy Collins.
  • Marshall was a first-team choice on the Missouri All-Century Football Team, and lives in Kansas City.