Kansas City Chiefs Sign WRs Joachim and Marshall to Two-Year Deals

July 27, 2008

Orlando, FL (www.UCFAthletics.com) - Kansas City Chiefs President Carl Peterson announced on Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms of two-year contracts with WRs Sergio Joachim and Timon Marshall. No other terms of the agreements were made public, as per Chiefs policy.

Joachim (6-5, 205) played for the University of Central Florida, tallying 19 receptions for 236 yards during his 2007 senior season. The North Miami, Florida native nabbed a team-high nine receptions against Tulsa (10/20/07).

Joachim graduated from North Miami High School in 2003 after earning letterman status in each of his four years as a WR.

Marshall (5-10, 188) joins the Chiefs after starring for the Los Angeles Avengers and the Grand Rapids Rampage of the Arena Football League. He also joined the Chicago Bears for training camp a year ago. Marshall led the AFL in all-purpose yards in both 2006 and 2007, compiling a two-year total of 5,784 yards. In 2006, the Ottawa, Kansas native became the first player in AFL history to record 1,300 receiving yards and 1,300 return yards in the same season.

Marshall became Ottawa (Kan.) University's all-time leader in touchdowns (39) and points scored (234) and set a single-season school record with 20 touchdowns as a senior in 2001. He also was a three-time All-Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference selection.

Marshall attended Westbury High School in Houston, Texas where he was a member of the football and track teams.