Marlen Sewell - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#7 Marlen Sewell Season 2023-24


Class Junior
Height 6'1"
Weight 193
Hometown Birmingham, Ala.
High School Shades Valley

NIL on Opendorse

Student-Athlete Features — Next Man Up Mentality

As a Junior (2023)
• Made 25 tackles and one tackle for loss in 12 games during the 2023 season
• Recovered a fumble in the game versus Georgia
• Made first career start and recorded a career-best and team-high nine tackles versus Kentucky

As a Sophomore (2022)
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Played in two games
• Made a tackle in win over Florida

As a Freshman (2021)
• Made four tackles while playing in four games
• Forced a fumble against Georgia

The Sewell File
• Lettered four years at Shades Valley under coaches David Partridge and Jamie Mitchell
• Consensus three-star prospect, according to, and
The No. 14 prospect in Alabama as rated by
2019 All-Birmingham High School Football honorable mention selection
• Registered 147 career tackles and five interceptions
• Helped Shades Valley to a playoff appearance in 2020, just the school’s fourth in 20 years
• Guided the Mounties from an 0-6 start to four wins in the final six games of the year
• Son of Chandra and Marlen Sewell
• Majoring in medicine, health and society