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Headed to Harvard: 'Fins WR Marshall to talk about disorder

One day after Brandon Marshallfaces his former Denver Broncos teammates, he'll run an out pattern into New England Patriots country -- to Harvard University.

The Miami Dolphins wide receiver will visit with medical students at the school Monday, to share his experiences living with the borderline personality disorder he was diagnosed with before the season.

"I think it will be good for both of us," Marshall told the Dolphins' official website Thursday. "It will be a new experience, and it will be fun and therapeutic for me. ... For them being at one of the best schools in the world, it's a lot of pressure. So talking to them about the pressures of life -- and how sometimes creating a circle of people that you trust and that you can talk to and release some of that pressure -- is important."

Marshall told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in July that he has dished out more than $60,000 to treat the disorder, which can stem from unstable personal relationships, negative self-image and a fear of failure.

For all of Marshall's beguiling and inflammatory comments over the years, he's one of just two players belonging to the Dolphins' All-Community Legacy Team, after he purchased 100-plus game tickets for Miami-area charities.

Marshall has been an easy target in the past, but then there's this from the player: "There are a lot of people out there like myself who didn't have the greatest blueprint. So to be able to have the tools and the wisdom now to live life effectively, I feel as if it's my duty to pass it on."

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