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Marcus Applefield

OT
Position
6'5''
Height
300 lbs.
Weight
Senior
Class
Weeki Wachee, Fla.
Hometown
Weeki Wachee HS
High School
Rutgers
Previous School

AT VIRGINIA
2018
– Started all 13 of UVA’s games at right tackle … saw time at right guard too … a key blocker for Bryce Perkins, who was one of two players in the nation with 2,600+ passing yards (2,680) and 900+ rushing yards (923), joining Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray … Perkins finished the season No. 1 in the ACC and No. 13 in the nation with 206 points responsible for … Perkins was also No. 3 in the ACC and No. 21 in the nation with 3,603 yards of total offense.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
A graduate transfer from Rutgers where he played three seasons from 2015-17 … a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection … in 2017 he made 10 starts at right guard and was part of an offensive line that tied for first in the Big Ten with only 1.5 sacks permitted per game … appeared in 27 career games at Rutgers with 11 career starts.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played offensive line at Weeki Wachee High School for head coach Mark Lee …  first player from his high school to receive a Division I football scholarship offer … started every game and served as captain all four high school seasons … played in the 2013 Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Football Classic in Sebring, Fla. … consensus three-star recruit … ranked No. 31 among offensive tackles nationally by Scout … named All-North Suncoast by the Tampa Bay Times in 2013 … a four-year honor student in high school … a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, 247sports.com and Scout.com.