Spencer Eyeing SEC Programs

The 2017 in state crop of college football talent for the Magnolia State of Mississippi looks bountiful in the early going. One of the top prospects in that grouping is Greenwood High School defensive end Marquiss Spencer. Spencer has been an absolute terror off the edge his first two years on the high school level, which has earned him a couple of early scholarship offers.


"I have offers from Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Alcorn (State)," Spencer said. "Alabama has been showing me a lot of interest too, but they haven't offered yet."

Spencer has been on the road a good bit this summer traveling to college football camps around the region.

"I have been to Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Alabama," Spencer said. "I am going back to Mississippi State for the Big Dawg camp and I am going back to Alabama for another camp there too."

The recruiting process has already yielded some big things for Spencer, who is one of the headliners for the 2017 in state class of prospects. With another year to collect options, Spencer is sitting back and enjoying the courtship from college programs.

"I like it," Spencer said of recruiting. "I like being looked at on a national level and I want to help get big dawg recruits to go to the same school that I go to."

Coming in near 6-5, 245, Spencer has the size and athleticism to be a very good college football player. While many others in the class could play on either side of the ball, Spencer is looking forward to be an edge setter on the defensive side of things.

"I want to play defensive end," Spencer. "I like being to play on the edge and being able to come out quick. I love hitting the quarterback. I just love making plays like that."

Spencer denies a favorite school at this point declaring all programs as "even", but he has a good idea about what he wants out of the college experience.

"I want to be able to get my family out of Greenwood and that's really the main thing for me," Spencer. "I want to be able to really do something to help my family."


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