Marcus North

Foothill Ranch, Calif.

High School:
Mission Viejo HS '06

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200


Managerial Economics

2009: Did not play due to injury.

2008: Appeared in 8 games, including first career start (vs. Northern Colorado)... Totalled 20 tackles (14 solos, 6 assists) plus 3 pass breakups... Opened year with 7 stops (3-4-7) vs. San Jose State... Had 3 tackles and PBU vs. Portland State.

2007: Played in 5 games as a reserve DB... Finished with 3 total tackles (2 solos, 1 assist), all in mid-September and all on punt returns... Posted 1-1-2 chart at Eastern Washington... Had an interception and pass break-up vs. Northeastern, but both were wiped by penalties.

2006: Redshirted... Named as team's Scout Defense Player of the Week after Northern Colorado opener.

MISSION VIEJO HS '06: Garnered first-team All-South Coast League merit in football as a senior, recording 104 tackles... Also honored by National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame... Rated among top 10 defensive backs at Los Angeles Nike Training Camp... Helped Diablos to back-to-back league titles, plus Southern Section Div. II title in 2004... Team went combined 26-1 in 2004 and 2005, earning national rankings of No. 2 and No. 14 in those years, respectively... Holds school frosh-soph records in the triple jump and 4x100 relay... Held Orange County's top triple jump mark in 2005, posting leap of 43 feet, 6 inches... Won SCL, finished second in county and 3rd at state meet in 4x100 relay.

PERSONAL: Born in Wichita, Kan.... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are Ronald & Patricia North... Lists Ronald as his non-sports hero, DeAngelo Hall as his sports hero... Career highlight was scoring an interception TD vs. De La Salle.