Personal: Born in Austin, Texas... Plans to major in finance and economics... Hobbies are football and fishing... Son of Jody and Sal Marrongelli... Has one brother.
High School: Selected to the all-centex team as one of the best players in central Texas... An all-district first team selection as a junior and as a senior... Was a second team pick as a sophomore... Earned district lineman of the year accolades as a senior... Named his team's Offensive MVP... Earned all-county honors as a senior... Selected to play in the Lone Star Arena Football Classic... Did not allow a sack his senior year... An academic all-district and all-state selection... Was a team captain... Competed in the shot put in track and field and finished third at the regional meet.
2008 (RS): Named KU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week vs. Iowa State ... Redshirted the season.
2009 (Fr.): Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team recognition... Saw a lot of action at guard during the season... Started two games... Started at Kansas State and in the season-finale vs. Missouri.
2010 (So.): Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors... Started the first four games at right guard before suffering a season-ending leg injury.
2011 (Jr.): Started all 12 games at guard, giving him 17 career starts ... Helped offense gain 534 yards, including 253 on the ground, against Northern Illinois ... Also helped the KU offense gain 404 yards, including 296 rushing yards, against Baylor ... Made a tackle following a turnover at Texas A&M.
Career Honors: 2012: Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during spring semester. 2010: Academic All-Big 12 First Team. 2009: Academic All-Big 12 First Team. 2008: KU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week vs. Iowa State.