- United States
- Durham, NC
- High School
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2012, 2013
Post-OSU Update: Jamal Marcus transferred to Akron before the 2014 season. He had a successful career with the Zips, 17 TFL in 18 career games. He signed with the Browns after going undrafted in 2017, but never appeared in a regular season game. (updated: Nov. 2023)
Major: Undeclared (2013)
Weight: 230 (2013), 225 (2012)
2013 Media Guide: Jamal Marcus is in his second season with the Buckeye program … he earned his first Varsity letter as a true freshman in 2012 by playing in 11 games on special teams … he totaled 76 plays, including a personal-high 10 vs. Indiana … was in on eight tackles, including seven solo stops … he played as a linebacker as a freshman but Buckeye coaches moved the slippery fast Marcus to the defensive line’s “viper” position during spring drills where he competed with Noah Spence and Steve Miller.
2012 Media Guide: North Carolina all-state defensive end Jamal Marcus – he’ll play linebacker at Ohio State – was one of the final players in this recruiting class to commit to Ohio State, having done so in the last two weeks prior to signing day.
High School: Marcus helped lead Hillside H.S., under the direction of coach Antonio King, to a 16-0
record and the NCHSAA Class 4A state championship … he tallied 89 tackles and 17.5 sacks for the
PAC 6 Conference champions and he was named first-team all-state by the Associated Press … in fact, he led all defensive players in votes for the AP all-state team … also was named all-PAC 6 Conference … rated the No. 32 outside linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com … also was rated the No. 29 linebacker prospect nationally and the No. 9 player in North Carolina by SuperPrep … a SuperPrep All-American and an all-Mid Atlantic Region selection, he had 14 sacks as a junior.
Personal: Jamal is the son of Keisha and Reginald Marcus.
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