Players

Marcus Trufant
CB #23
Height:
5-11
Weight:
197
College:
Washington State
Hometown:
Tacoma, Wash.
Experience:
10
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 136 644 563 81 2 0 102 21 2 370 -- 84
2012 SEA 12 34 24 10 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 4 23 20 3 0 -- 3 1 0 15 15 15
2010 SEA 16 80 65 15 0 0 8 1 1 32 32 32
2009 SEA 10 49 43 6 0 -- 6 2 0 4 2 4
2008 SEA 16 64 60 4 0 -- 13 1 0 0 -- 0
2007 SEA 16 85 78 7 0 0 15 7 1 150 21.4 84
2006 SEA 15 66 58 8 0 -- 10 1 0 0 -- 0
2005 SEA 15 64 55 9 1 -- 13 1 0 7 7 7
2004 SEA 16 96 86 10 1 -- 15 5 0 141 28.2 58
2003 SEA 16 83 74 9 0 -- 17 2 0 21 10.5 15
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 136 1 0 5 0 6 0 67 0 0 0 0
2012 SEA 12 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 -- -- 1 -- 2 -- 0 0 -- -- --
2009 SEA 10 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 16 1 0 0 -- 2 -- 36 -- 0 0 0
2007 SEA 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2006 SEA 15 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 SEA 15 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SEA 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 SEA 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 31 -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 136 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 SEA 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SEA 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 SEA 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Local product chosen with the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft, becoming the first defensive player taken in the first round by the Seahawks since DE Lamar King (1999). The third cornerback drafted in the first round by the Seahawks in team history.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• 2011 season cut short after starting first four games (back).
• In his 10th season with the club, he is the longest-tenured Seahawks player.
• Has started 123 of 124 career games. Started the first 94 games of his career before coming off the bench in nickle situations at Dallas (11/1/09) following a back injury.
• Fifth in franchise history with 21-career interceptions and 10th with 604 tackles (533 solo).
• Played in all 16 regular season games in 2010 and finished second on the team with 10 passes defensed, and fourth with 80 tackles (65 solo).
• Scored second-career regular season touchdown vs. San Francisco (9/12/10) on a 32-yard interception return.
• Missed six games in 2009 after starting season on PUP with a back injury. Prior, had missed only two games in six NFL seasons, missing his first career game in the 2005 season finale vs. Green Bay (1/1/06, rest).
• Earned first NFL Pro Bowl Honors in 2007 after starting all 16 games, registering 85 tackles (78 solo), career-high seven interceptions (2nd NFC, T3rd NFL), 16 passes defensed and first-career touchdown.
• Tied a franchise record with career-high three interceptions vs. Arizona (12/9/07) including a 84-yarder for first career touchdown.
• In the 2007 NFC Wild Card Game vs. Washington (1/5/08) returned interception 78 yards for a score and set club playoff records for most interception yards for a career (78) and game (78), longest interception return (78) and most interception touchdowns (1) for a career and game (Babineaux returned interception 57 yards for a touchdown later in the game). Also recorded six tackles (three solo), an interception and three passes defensed.
• Has a career high nine tackles on seven occasions, last coming vs. Atlanta (10/2/11).
• In 2004 became only the fourth cornerback in NFL history to lead their team in total tackles with 93.
• One of two rookies (S Ken Hamlin) to start on defense in 2003 while recording 78 tackles (69 solo), two interceptions and a team-high 20 passes defensed. HONORS: 2003, Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team. 2007, AFC Pro Bowl.

COLLEGE:
Started at Washington State since early in his freshman year. Did not allow a touchdown reception in his last two seasons. Finished college career with 201 tackles (153 solo), five tackles for loss, 11 interceptions, and 49 pass deflections in 42 games. As a senior, was selected an All- American second-team pick by the Associated Press and first-team All-Pac-10 Conference choice. Served as team captain and started every game at left cornerback. Finished the season third on the team with 74 tackles (59 solo). Also had three interceptions, deflected 13 passes, and recovered a fumble. Returned 38 punts for 402 yards (10.6 avg.).

PERSONAL:
Attended Wilson (Tacoma, Wash.) High School. Earned three varsity letters, two in basketball and track. Served as a team captain for three sports as a senior. As a junior, named the top offensive player on the team, while in basketball, he was chosen Mr. Defense. Triple jumped 47-6 to capture ninth place at the State track meet. As a senior, earned All-State first-team honors by Associ - ated Press, the Seattle PI, and Washington Prep Report. Was a Seattle Times Red Chip honoree and named to the Western 100 (number eight DB) by the Tacoma News Tribune. Named Washington AAAA Player of the Year by TNT, as well as to the paper’s all-league, all-area, and all-state teams. Won the state 4-A title. Scored 30 touchdowns and rushed for more than 1,800 yards. On defense, recorded 48 tackles and eight interceptions. Majored in communications. Married to Jessica and has two daughters, Karmyn and Kimora.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Local product chosen with the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft, becoming the first defensive player taken in the first round by the Seahawks since DE Lamar King (1999). The third cornerback drafted in the first round by the Seahawks in team history.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• 2011 season cut short after starting first four games (back).
• In his 10th season with the club, he is the longest-tenured Seahawks player.
• Has started 123 of 124 career games. Started the first 94 games of his career before coming off the bench in nickle situations at Dallas (11/1/09) following a back injury.
• Fifth in franchise history with 21-career interceptions and 10th with 604 tackles (533 solo).
• Played in all 16 regular season games in 2010 and finished second on the team with 10 passes defensed, and fourth with 80 tackles (65 solo).
• Scored second-career regular season touchdown vs. San Francisco (9/12/10) on a 32-yard interception return.
• Missed six games in 2009 after starting season on PUP with a back injury. Prior, had missed only two games in six NFL seasons, missing his first career game in the 2005 season finale vs. Green Bay (1/1/06, rest).
• Earned first NFL Pro Bowl Honors in 2007 after starting all 16 games, registering 85 tackles (78 solo), career-high seven interceptions (2nd NFC, T3rd NFL), 16 passes defensed and first-career touchdown.
• Tied a franchise record with career-high three interceptions vs. Arizona (12/9/07) including a 84-yarder for first career touchdown.
• In the 2007 NFC Wild Card Game vs. Washington (1/5/08) returned interception 78 yards for a score and set club playoff records for most interception yards for a career (78) and game (78), longest interception return (78) and most interception touchdowns (1) for a career and game (Babineaux returned interception 57 yards for a touchdown later in the game). Also recorded six tackles (three solo), an interception and three passes defensed.
• Has a career high nine tackles on seven occasions, last coming vs. Atlanta (10/2/11).
• In 2004 became only the fourth cornerback in NFL history to lead their team in total tackles with 93.
• One of two rookies (S Ken Hamlin) to start on defense in 2003 while recording 78 tackles (69 solo), two interceptions and a team-high 20 passes defensed. HONORS: 2003, Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team. 2007, AFC Pro Bowl.

COLLEGE:
Started at Washington State since early in his freshman year. Did not allow a touchdown reception in his last two seasons. Finished college career with 201 tackles (153 solo), five tackles for loss, 11 interceptions, and 49 pass deflections in 42 games. As a senior, was selected an All- American second-team pick by the Associated Press and first-team All-Pac-10 Conference choice. Served as team captain and started every game at left cornerback. Finished the season third on the team with 74 tackles (59 solo). Also had three interceptions, deflected 13 passes, and recovered a fumble. Returned 38 punts for 402 yards (10.6 avg.).

PERSONAL:
Attended Wilson (Tacoma, Wash.) High School. Earned three varsity letters, two in basketball and track. Served as a team captain for three sports as a senior. As a junior, named the top offensive player on the team, while in basketball, he was chosen Mr. Defense. Triple jumped 47-6 to capture ninth place at the State track meet. As a senior, earned All-State first-team honors by Associ - ated Press, the Seattle PI, and Washington Prep Report. Was a Seattle Times Red Chip honoree and named to the Western 100 (number eight DB) by the Tacoma News Tribune. Named Washington AAAA Player of the Year by TNT, as well as to the paper’s all-league, all-area, and all-state teams. Won the state 4-A title. Scored 30 touchdowns and rushed for more than 1,800 yards. On defense, recorded 48 tackles and eight interceptions. Majored in communications. Married to Jessica and has two daughters, Karmyn and Kimora.