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Marcus Green

| | College: Mississippi State
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Listed No. 5 on the Jackson Clarion-Ledger ranking of the top 40 prospects in the state of Mississippi, the second-best running back mentioned . . . Rated the No. 18 prospect in the state of Mississippi, regardless of position, by SuperPrep Recruiting Magazine, the third-best "athlete" listed . . . Moved to 17th in SuperPrep's season-ending All-America issue . . . Chosen to the Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen prior to his senior season, symbolic of being one of the top 12 football players in the state of Mississippi . . . Named first-team, all-state in all classifications by that newspaper following his senior season . . . Earned first-team, all-state mention in Class 2A by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as a running back . . . Rushed 156 times for 1,618 yards (10.4 yards per rush) and 25 touchdowns during his senior season for head coach Brock Clay at Kemper County High School in DeKalb, Miss. . . . Also threw for five touchdowns . . . Credited with running a 4.5 in the 40-yard dash at the Oxford Scout.com combine following his junior year . . . That 40 time was the fourth fastest among all wide receivers at the camp . . . His 34 inch vertical leap tied for third best among his peers, and his 9 foot, 9 inch vault in the broad jump was second best . . . Rushed for 1,074 yards and 12 touchdowns during his junior season on the gridiron, playing only on the offensive side of the ball for the Wildcats . . . Also threw for 376 yards and five more touchdowns . . . Returned three kickoffs for touchdown . . . Was named most valuable player on his high school football and basketball teams during both his junior and senior seasons . . . Was selected to play in the Mississippi North-South All-Star basketball game following his junior year and earned game most valuable player honors . . . Other top scholarship offer: Ole Miss . . . Committed to MSU in August 2006.


Born Marcus Lakendrick Green, 5-6-88, in Meridian, Miss. . . . Son of Mr. Fred Ramsey and Ms. Patrice Green.


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