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Marcus

Lewis

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#19

Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: District Heights, Md.
High School: Gonzaga/Florida State

Bio

As a Junior (2017): Transferred to Maryland prior to season.

As a Sophomore at Florida State (2016): Appeared in eight games with five starts at the “star” position…versatile defensive back who can play cornerback or nickel back…missed the final five games with an injury…finished the season with 21 tackles, two pass breakups, including one TFL, an interception and a fumble recovery…his interception of Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly in the third quarter helped Florida State complete a 22-point comeback against the 11th-ranked Rebels in the season-opener…finished with five tackles versus Mississippi…recovered a fumble and tallied four stops, including his first career TFL, against Charleston Southern the following week…totaled a season-high six tackles versus No. 23 North Carolina…had a pair of tackles at No. 10 Miami and made one stop versus No. 3 Clemson…only player with both a fumble recovery and interception on the season.

As a Freshman at Florida State (2015): Versatile player that appeared in four games on special teams and at defensive back…valuable contributor on the scout team at defensive back…able to play at cornerback, safety or at the star position.

Before College: Consensus four-star recruit and rated the second best player in Washington D.C. in the 2015 recruiting class…rated the No. 5 safety and No. 80 overall player by Rivals…ranked No. 2 in Rivals’ District of Columbia Final Top 15…tabbed the No. 12 athlete nationally and No. 184 overall by 247Sports…rated the No. 9 safety nationally and No. 159 overall by ESPN…named a four-star and the top CB in the D.C. area by Scout…led Gonzaga to first Washington D.C. title game in 50 years and finished with a 10-3 record in his senior season…in the 2014 regular season, made 18 total tackles to go along with an interception and two pass break-ups…also caught a receiving touchdown on offense…led team with 116 kick return yards…invited to Nike’s “The Opening,” a camp for the nation’s top recruits…played safety for Team Highlight in the Under Armour All-America Game…recruited by Florida State, Miami and Texas, among others.

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