77  Marquis Wallace
Marquis Wallace

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Henrico, Va.

High School:
Varina

Last College:
Lackawanna

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 336

Position:
Offensive Line

Experience:
SQ


Will open final collegiate season listed as a reserve right guard ... Expected to battle Will Foxx as J.T. Boyd's top backup when camp opens ... Has battled injury problems since arriving at ECU, thus has experienced a very limited role in program so far ... Did not participate in any strength and conditioning testing during the spring ... A highly-recruited linemen who originally signed with West Virginia in 2010 and transferred to Marshall prior to the start of the season before attending Blinn (Texas) Junior College and Lackawanna College ... Reported to preseason camp in Morgantown and participated with the Mountaineers for the first 10 days before departing the WVU program.

2013: Did not play in any games during first season with the Pirates ... Shared time between the scout and travel unit squads during fall practice ... Joined the ECU program during the spring.

Junior College (Lackawanna): A starter on the line for an offensive unit that averaged 34.7 points per game ... Helped Falcons to a 5-5 overall record and a 2-4 ledger in Northeast Football Conference play in 2012 ... Played for head coach Mark Duda, who starred in the National Football League (spending six seasons with the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals) ... Previous players from Lackawanna who recently signed with the Pirates include linebackers Orlando Farrow and Danny Muhwezi, who both joined the ECU program as mid-year additions in December, 2005.

High School: A three-star recruit according to ESPN.com who earned selection to the 2009 VirginiaPreps.com AAA All-State squad (offense) ...Also a two-time First-Team All-Central Regional honoree for head coach Stu Brown ... Included among Virginia's Top 25 prospects by Rivals.com and the Roanoke Times ... A three-time All-Capital District selection ... Helped lead Varina to an 8-2 record, a district championship game appearance and a No. 12 state ranking as a senior ... Key component of an offensive line that paved the way for a 1,700-yard rusher and a unit average of 33.5 points a game ... Also garnered a Top 30 ranking in the state of Virginia by VirginiaPreps.com.

Personal: Full name is Marquis Quincey Wallace ... A communications major.