36 Marcus Marek

Marcus Marek Ohio State
usaUnited States
Masury, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
1980, 1981, 1982

Major: Natural Resources (1981-82)

Weight: 224 (1982), 216 (1981), 214 (1980)

1982 Media Guide: One of the top linebackers in college football … a second team All-American selection the past two years … has not missed a game in three years, although he did not start until the fourth game as a freshman … an exceptional athlete with good agility, impressive strength and a rare understanding of the game … an honor student … second-leading tackler in OSU history with 394 career stops … one of three captains on defense.

1981: A first-team all-Big Ten choice … led the Buckeyes in tackles … played 316.5 minutes.

1981 Media Guide: An exceptional athlete with impressive strength, good agility and a rare understanding of the game … an honor student … the surest tackler on the team … is a solid choice for All-America honors in 1981.

1980: A first-team all-Big Ten choice … a second team All-America choice on the 1980 A.P. squad … played 339 minutes and led the Buckeyes in tackles (140) … intercepted four passes, batted down seven others and recovered four fumbles.

1980 Media Guide: An honor student at Ohio State … one of the top linebackers in college football.

1979: Became a starter at midseason and played outstanding football … second on the Buckeyes in tackles while playing 231 minutes, second only to Joe Lukens among the freshman … made 106 tackles, second highest on the team … intercepted three passes, broke up three others and caused two fumbles … saved a touchdown in the Michigan game with a resounding tackle of Butch Woolfork on the two yard line.

High School: Won ten high school letters in two years at Brookfield High … Brookfield was 27-4 the three years Marek played.

Personal: Admires Jack Lambert and Tom Cousineau.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
1981Ohio State121214866822700NA118NANA0
1982Ohio State12121787810031100NA1346NANA0