Marcus Cox Making The Rounds in the South

Dacula High School (Georgia) athlete Marcus Cox is is getting most of his attention from schools in the ACC and SEC. Marcus can play both running back and defensive back and the schools recruiting the 5'10"-185 athlete are looking at him at both those positions.

Marcus Cox has spent the past few months visiting some of the nearby schools. "The schools I have visited the most have been Georgia Tech and Clemson." Cox attended several games at Georgia Tech last season and went to Clemson a few times. He recently visited Auburn for their Junior Day.

His Junior Day visits will continue in March with a trip to Clemson on the 3rd and Georgia Tech on the 10th. "After that I have a few visits lined up like a combine being held in Marietta on March 25th and a visit to North Carolina on April 14th."

Marcus will also be making the short trip to Atlanta for some of Georgia Tech's spring practices. "I will also be attending their spring game which is on a Friday night this year."

Cox has been talking to Coach Andy McCollum at Georgia Tech. "He's a great guy and keeps me informed about where I stand with Tech." Cox also talks with Coach Brian Van Gorder at Auburn. Coach Van Gorder has invited Cox to Auburn's summer camp.

The schools showing interest in Cox like him at different positions. "Georgia Tech is looking at me as a running back. Clemson is looking at me as a running back or potential slot back/receiver in their offense. Auburn is looking at me as a defensive back." Marcus doesn't have a preference. He only wants the chance to play as a freshman.

Wake Forest, North Carolina, Florida State, Mississippi, Tennessee, Cincinnati, and Notre Dame are some of the other schools showing interest in Cox.

Marcus is looking for his first offer and feels that will come when he begins attending some of the summer camps. He is also not ready to name any favorites. "I am weighing my options with each school and want to see how many offers I do get and go from there."

Cox plans to visit as many schools as possible before making his decision. He is not looking to make a hasty decision. "I'll know when I find the school that fits me the best."

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