Top Ohio CB high on Louisville

Marcus English, a 6-1, 185-pound cornerback from Trotwood (OH) Madison, is receiving interest from a number of top programs. English will attend the combine in Louisville next month, and has expressed high interest in the Cardinals program. has more.

One of the top defensive backs from the state of Ohio is Marcus English from Trotwood (Ohio) Madison High School. English, 6-1 and 185 pounds, runs in the 4.45-4.5 range. Last season as a junior he recorded 42 tackles, seven pass breakups and an interception.

"I love to play man to man," said English. "I love it. I like playing zone too. I am strong at the line of scrimmage and working on my jamming. I am quick too. I just need to work on getting faster. You can always get faster."

According to English, he currently doesn't have any offers but North Carolina, Michigan, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Wisconsin, Bowling Green and West Virginia are showing a lot of interest.

"Michigan is a school with so much tradition and they are always good," Edwards said. "West Virginia is a good school too. I need to check out their campus as well as North Carolina. Both schools are up and coming. Pittsburgh and Wisconsin are two schools that are showing me some interest and I really don't know much about them. I need to research them and look into those schools."

Louisville is a program that is getting a lot of attention from English. Along with attending the combine, English said he will venture to the Cardinals' campus for a Junior Day.

"I went to a game there last fall," he told "I (also) went to a basketball game at Louisville and I loved it. The coaches are great and they have a good program. I'm looking at more than just the football program. They have a great school too."

English hopes to camp this summer at Bowling Green and the at Louisville in May.

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