|27 Marquez Grayson|
Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
Officially became a member of the Pirate program on April 8 after signing a grant-in-aid.
High School: Played in just seven games as a senior due to an injury, but still managed 887 rushing yards with eight touchdowns ... Averaged 7.6 yards per carry as a team captain in 2012 ... Recorded 1,000-yard rushing seasons during both junior (1,093) and sophomore (1,378) campaigns ... Rushed for 17 touchdowns as a junior in 2011 after netting 11 scores a year earlier ... Helped lead Lexington to playoff appearances as a sophomore and junior ... A two-time All-Central Carolina Conference selection ... Also was a two-time Lexington Dispatch All-County honoree ... Named to the MaxPreps 2012 North Carolina Preseason All-State Team ... Listed as the 13th best prospect in North Carolina and 32nd top running back prospect nationally by Rivals.com ... Reportedly received offers from Clemson, Duke, Minnesota, NC State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Virginia Tech ... Also was a track standout as a member of LHS's 4x100 relay team.
Personal: Full name is Marquez J'Quan Grayson ... Born December 31, 1994 at Lexington, N.C. ... List swimming and golf has hobbies of choice.