Coach Orgeron visits Marcus Tillman

Marcus Tillman (DE, Franklin County, MS) - The Dandy Dozen selection committed to LSU back in the summer, but as we all know in recruiting, it is never over until the name is on the dotted line.

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

Have you had any inhome visits yet? "Yes sir, Coaches Orgeron and Slocum (OM) came by last week."

Anymore on tap? "Coach Dumbar (LSU) is coming by tomorrow."

Anybody else scheduled to see you? "No sir, that is it."

What did Ole Miss try to sell you on? "I think it was mostly playing time, and they told me that it would be the best place for me because I would fit in up there."

Did they ask you to take an official visit? "Yes sir, but I told them they would need to talk to my mother about that."

Did they talk to your mother? "Yes sir, but I do not know what she told them (laugh)."

What does your mother want you to do? "My mom wants me to take some visits."

Which colleges are keeping in phone contact with you? "Coach Woods (Alabama), Beamer (MSU), Slocum (OM), and Henson and Dumbar (LSU)."

Which school is showing you the most interest? "I do not know because they all seem like they really want me."

If you were to take some official visits; who would they be with? "Well, I would visit LSU, Ole Miss, Alabama, and probably MSU. I want to see if I can go to Tennessee too."

What is your interest in Tennessee? "I really just want to see what it is like up there. I hear a lot about it."

Have all of these schools offered you a scholarship? "Yes sir."

What are you looking for when you are trying to find the right fit? "A place that I enjoy going to school. When I get there, if I get hurt, I have to go to school there just like everybody else. I want to be happy outside of footballl. I also want to be with a staff that I feel comfortable around."

Marcus carries a 3.5 GPA / 19 ACT.

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