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15  Marcus McWilson
Marcus McWilson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Youngstown, Ohio

High School:
Cardinal Mooney

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
Safety

Experience:
1L


10/18/2014

Kentucky Falls at LSU

Kentucky falls to 5-2 on the season

10/11/2014

Kentucky Scores 45 Unanswered to Topple ULM

Cats improve to 5-1 for first time since 2007

10/11/2014

Kentucky-ULM Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 48, ULM 14

09/27/2014

Kentucky-Vanderbilt Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 17, Vanderbilt 7

09/27/2014

Strong Defensive Effort Leads Kentucky to 17-7 Victory Over Vanderbilt

Defense forces three turnovers and limits VU to 139 yards; Towles goes 23-30 for 201 yards

10/18/2014

FB vs. LSU, 101814

Football falls to LSU 41-3 on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.

10/11/2014

FB vs. ULM, 101114

Football defeats ULM 48-14 on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

10/11/2014

Football vs. ULM (USATSI)

NCAA Football: UL Monroe at Kentucky (USATSI)

09/27/2014

Football vs. Vanderbilt, 092718

Kentucky football beat Vanderbilt 17-7 on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

09/27/2014

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt (USATSI)

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt

Showed good potential during his playing appearances last season ... Officially a safety, he can also play the nickelback position, where he was a backup to Blake McClain last season.

2013 (Freshman): Played in eight games with nine tackles, two tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks and one fumble recovery ... Had two tackles vs. Florida and Mississippi State ... Sack came vs. Mississippi State, while the fumble recovery was against Missouri.
High School: Physical, athletic safety who is ranked as one of the nation's top-20 safeties by Scout.com and Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 18 nationally in the athlete category by 247Sports.com ... The No. 10 player in talent-rich Ohio by Rivals ... Played at Cardinal Mooney HS in Youngstown, Ohio, the alma mater of new UK head coach Mark Stoops and tight ends coach Vince Marrow ... Helped Cardinal Mooney to a Division III state championship his junior and freshman seasons ... Team went 15-0 his freshman season and 11-3 his junior year ... First-team All-Ohio in 2012 ... Had nine interceptions as a junior, two picks as a sophomore ... Also punted and played running back in high school, including posting 157 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a single game last fall ... Coach P.J. Fecko told the Tribune-Chronicle before the 2012 season that, "Marcus is a tremendous athlete. He does a lot of different things. He kicks the ball. He returns the ball. He's a defensive guy. He's a receiver. He's a running back." ... Member of the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relay teams that advanced to the state meet his senior year.
Personal: Born in Youngstown, Ohio ... Son of Cynthia and Marvin McWilson and grandson of Dertha Clinkscale ... Major is psychology.
Marcus Says ... I wear uniform number 15 because: it has meaning to me ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: child psychology ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: return of Jesus ... The coolest thing about UK is: the family you make ... Something people might not know about me is: open book, just ask ... What's the best advice you've ever received? Don't just watch, be engaged.

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2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium