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Marcus Hooker

SAF

Player profile

  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 200
  • Hometown New Castle, Pa.
  • Last School New Castle
  • Year Rs.-Freshman

Ohio State Overview: Arrived on campus in June of 2018 and redshirted as a true freshmen … is undecided on a major and is in health professions exploration.

More on Marcus: Marcus Hooker was a consensus three-star prospect out of New Castle High School … is the younger brother of former Buckeye and current Indianapolis Colt Malik Hooker, a 2016 unanimous All-American for the Scarlet and Gray and a first-round NFL Draft choice … coached by Joe Cowart at New Castle … on offense, played running back, wide receiver and quarterback throughout his career … was a cornerback, safety and linebacker on defense … Hooker scored 17 touchdowns as a junior, helping the Red Hurricanes reach the WPIAL Class 4A final, and had over 1,100 yards rushing as a senior … 44 tackles, two forced fumbles and a sack during his junior season … New Castle News Player of the Week following his 262-yard effort on 40 carries in a 48-47 double OT win over Northwest this past fall … also a standout basketball player for New Castle who scored over 1,000 career points … Mother is Angela Dennis.