"It went real well," Marcus tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "I like the campus and the coaches. I really like the facilities. They are real good.
"The weight room was great," he adds. "How they talked about the academic help was nice. The practice facilities, I liked them a lot. I also liked the coaches. They are down to earth people. I also liked talking to the equipment people and how they help the players. I liked that a lot."
A 6-1, 190-pounder with 4.5 speed in the 40-yard dash, Marcus says that he's being recruited to Auburn by safety coach Tommy Thigpen and he likes what the first-year coach has to say and how he treats his players.
"He's a down to earth person," Marcus says. "He's straightforward in his approach. I like his mentality."
Currently getting interest from South Carolina, UCF, Georgia Tech, Michigan, Michigan State and several others in addition to Auburn, Marcus says at the moment South Carolina is his only offer. He notes Auburn talked to him about a possible offer down the road, but nothing has happened yet.
"They said as we go along with the process we would see what happens," Marcus says.
A standout in track in addition to football, Marcus has been a three-year starter at Hillgrove at the safety position in addition to playing some spot duty on offense.