Memphis linebacker picks Vanderbilt

Chris Marve has committed to Vanderbilt according to a report in the Memphis Commercial Appeal. A monster linebacker, Marve piled up incredible defensive statistics as a junior and also excelled in the classroom were he sported an almost perfect GPA.

Chris Marve made the Honor Roll for three straight years at White Station and carries an almost perfect GPA. The talented linebacker earned All-Region for the second straight season. A boni fide leader on the field, Marve was named captain of his team as a junior.

Marve talked to in April about his strengths on the field, "I love the game of football, which I will feel you have to have to play linebacker at the level that I expect out of myself. I feel I am an athlete, and that gives me the ability to make the plays at linebacker."

Marve told the Commercial Appeal that, "Vanderbilt seemed like the place for me. I've got a 4.0 GPA and a 21 on the ACT, and it's a good academic school. It's not too far from home and it's SEC football. With all of that put together, I really feel like it's the best place for me to go."

Marve was also recruited by Alabama, Ole Miss, Louisville, Kentucky, Stanford and Virginia Tech in addition to Vanderbilt.

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