Parade All-American takes in Ole Miss visit

Marcus Tillman (DE, Franklin County, MS) - Mississippi's lone Parade All-American selection took an official visit to Ole Miss over the weekend.We called to see how his visit went.


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

Did you make it in for your official visit? "Yes sir. I had a basketball game Friday, so we did not get in until later that night, but it was great. I had a real good time."

Did anyone accompany you on your trip? "My mom and stepdad came with me."

What did your mother think of Ole Miss? "Oh, she liked it. Her and my stepdad liked it. They feel like they are closer to their coaches. They liked what they were talking about, doing things together and doing things the right way."

What new did you learn about Ole Miss? "Well, we took a tour and I did not get as lost as I did the first time."

Before you came on your visit; what were some of things you wanted to key in on while you were on your visit? "The main thing, really the only thing I wanted to know, was how close the players and coaches were. I had seen a lot of Ole Miss already."

What did you learn about this issue? "They are like us, like the players on my team. They are trying to do the same things."

Who was your host for the weekend? "Patrick Willis was my host. Their players are just like the players on my team. I do not know. I just felt like I fit in with them."

Your former head coach at Franklin County is now in Oxford, right? "Yea, he coaches at Lafayette County now."

How did your meeting with Coach Orgeron go? "It went pretty good. He just told me how he is trying to put together his defensive line like he did at USC and compete for a national title."

Where does Ole Miss now stand with you? "I like their school a lot."

Where do you go next? "I go to LSU next weekend and Alabama the week after that."

Marcus carries a 3.3 GPA / 19 ACT.


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