Marcus Green(RB, Bastrop, LA) - Marcus had a solid senior year. He rushed for over 1,500 yards and scored 31 TD's. In the meantime, he broke the state of Louisiana's touchdown record. The state awards have not been given out yet, but it is a safe bet you will see Mr. Green's name on quite a few of them. But the biggest achievement of all came recently when Green received a qualifying score on his ACT test.">
Marcus Green(RB, Bastrop, LA) - Marcus had a solid senior year. He rushed for over 1,500 yards and scored 31 TD's. In the meantime, he broke the state of Louisiana's touchdown record. The state awards have not been given out yet, but it is a safe bet you will see Mr. Green's name on quite a few of them. But the biggest achievement of all came recently when Green received a qualifying score on his ACT test.">

Marcus Green talks about where he stands

<a href="http://scout.scout.com/a.z?s=177&p=8&c=1&nid=1201294"><br><b>Marcus Green</b></a>(RB, Bastrop, LA) - Marcus had a solid senior year. He rushed for over 1,500 yards and scored 31 TD's. In the meantime, he broke the state of Louisiana's touchdown record. The state awards have not been given out yet, but it is a safe bet you will see Mr. Green's name on quite a few of them. But the biggest achievement of all came recently when Green received a qualifying score on his ACT test.

The following information was revealed during our interview with Marcus Green:

Any awards been given out yet? "The only one that has come out is the District awards. I was a 1st Team selection at PR/KR and RB."

What was Bastrop's (4A) final record. We went 11-2. We made it to the quarterfinals."

What most did you improve on during your senior campaign? "I improved a whole lot in punt and kick returning. A whole lot."

Any inhome visits? "Yes sir, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Tulsa, USM, Oklahoma State, and La Tech have been by."

Which coach impressed you the most? " Coach Hopson at Ole Miss. I really like Coach Hopson. He has been watching after me."

Have you taken any official visits yet? "Yes sir, I went to Tulsa last weekend."

What stood out about Tulsa during your visit? "The football players made the biggest impression with me."

Where are you scheduled to visit next? "I go to USM next. I go there on January 14th. I go to Ole Miss on the (Jan) 21st, and Arkansas on the (Jan) 28th."

Where the rumors true about you committing to Ole Miss last week? "Ole Miss will probably be the school I will sign with. They are #1 right now."

What do you like about Ole Miss right now? "It is in the SEC, and I will get a chance to come in and compete for a job next year. I know what they have (at RB), and I think I have a good chance to start for them my first year. I also enjoy talking to Coach Hopson."

Does the recent firing of Coach Cutcliffe play a role in your decision? "Not really, because I am just looking at early playing time. I see where I fit in, so that is all that really matters to me."

Did you ever get in your latest ACT results? "Yes sir, I made it. I scored a 68 (units) on it. You do not know how relieved I am now."

Marcus carries a 2.9 Core GPA and a 17 on the ACT.

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