Still Weighing Options

This defensive tackle who starred for Steele High School a few years back, is looking for a new home. He's already visited Texas State unofficially and gave the Bobcats high marks.

Marquis Anderson is currently at Navarro JC. The 6'4" 280lb d-lineman was a highly coveted recruit coming out of Steele. He earned U.S. Army All American Honors. Then signed with Big XII power Oklahoma. After two years in Norman, he opted for a change and went the juco route.

Anderson visited San Marcos back in November during the WKU game, unofficially. Despite the loss for the 'Cats, Texas State made an impression on him.

"I loved Texas State on the visit. I'm right down the street (Cibolo) so I know everything around them. I liked the feel of it. I liked it and I like Coach Tatum, I'm really interested in Texas State," said Anderson.

The 'Cats have offered Anderson and at the moment he does have some other schools showing interest. He's focused on taking care of business in the classroom and has everything lined up so he can transfer in May. When he does transfer, he will have 2 years to play 2 wherever he arrives.

Marquis has been through the process before. He knows exactly what he's looking for in making a decision in getting back to the D1 ranks.

"I wanna just go somewhere with a good coach, get better every day, get stronger and bigger. A good education that will provide me with everything as far as academics go. I don't care about distance, I'll go anywhere," said Anderson.

The Texas State staff has talked to him about potentially playing both DT and DE on the line. That's something Marquis is familiar with and has no problem doing.

For the time being, Anderson is not crossing any schools off of his list. He'll continue to weigh all of his options until he's ready to make the call.

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