Markeece Preston - 345 Pounds of Speed

Paterson (N.J.) Paterson Catholic offensive guard Markeece Preston weighs 345 pounds on a 6-foot-2 frame. Add to that a 4.9-fourty and that alone would have most coaches looking. But his ability at both Offensive lineman and Defensive Tackle has this All-State recruit getting calls from teams like Pitt, Rutgers, Maryland, Miami and others. However, at this time, Preston has…

At this time Markeece Preston has two offers: Maryland and Pitt.

"I would like to play OG in college, I think I have good quickness and strength," said Preston in a recent interview with Preston had 42 pancakes last year as an OG. "I'm a real tough guy that has good footwork because I play basketball too." Preston averaged 12 points a game as a freshman.

Asked if he has any favorites Preston said, "Right now I would have to say Maryland, Virginia and Ohio State are my favorites."

Another school Preston is looking at is Rutgers, which we also talked about. "I've been to Rutgers Junior Day, the Combine and other events. I like the things Rutgers is doing right now, they're an up and coming school."

We also talked about the things he is looking to help his decision. "Academics, location and how I like the school will help me with my decision."

Preston has been to The Combine, the Elite Combine and others. "Since attending the Combine, I've been getting a lot more schools taking notice. The Combine was nice, it was run very well at Rutgers." Recently at the Combine Preston ran a 5.34 shuttle run and a 28 inch vertical.

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