Marquis Nicolis

Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Fairfax HS '08

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 175


African American & American Studies

2011: Appeared in four games despite battling through injuries for the season... Started the season as a primary reserve at running back... Finished with 55 yards for the season on 16 carries, while adding one touchdown... Ran for a combined 22 yards on six carries in the first two games of the year... Returned later in the season to record 31 yards on nine carries vs. North Dakota, including an 18-yard touchdown run.

Appeared in 6 games as a reserve... Amassed 53 rushing yards on 11 carries, adding 6-for-38 receiving... Enjoyed his best ground game vs. North Dakota, finishing 7-for-33... Hauled in 4 passes for 32 yards at San Jose State.

2009: Rushed for 34 yards on 8 carries in 2 games... Most of his production (7-for-34) came against Winston-Salem State... Also had a 6-yard punt return in that game.

FAIRFAX HS '08: Selected as team MVP three times, posting 60 receptions with 15 touchdowns as a senior... Captured All-Academic honors in 2008.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif.... Majoring in African American & American Studies... Parents are Ernest Nicolis and Diane McCullum... Lists Wes Welker as his sports hero, his father as his non-sports hero.