Ohio State Overview: Marcus Williamson had his 2018 season cut short due to injury … he had played on special teams in the first five games of the season … he lettered as a true freshman for the Buckeyes in 2017 after playing in 10 games for the Big Ten Conference champions … experience included double digit snaps on defense vs. UNLV, Rutgers, Maryland, Nebraska and Illinois … recorded six tackles on the season … Williamson enrolled into classes at Ohio State in January of 2017, one of nine high school seniors in the 2017 recruiting class to do so … he is an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is majoring in history.
Honors and Awards
2018: OSU Scholar-Athlete
2017: OSU Scholar-Athlete
More on Marcus: Central Ohio native and consensus 4-star prospect Marcus Williamson spent three years at Westerville South High School before transferring to IMG Academy for his senior season of 2016 … he was considered one of the top cornerbacks nationally with a No. 14 rating by Scout and No. 24 by ESPN … also listed among the Top 150 players nationally with Scout’s No. 123 overall ranking tops … playing in a defensive backfield that also featured 2016 Ohio State signee Isaiah Pryor, Williamson helped IMG to a second consecutive undefeated season in 2016 with a 12-0 mark, a No. 1 rating in the state of Florida and a No. 4 national rating … he recorded one “pick-six” interception, recovered two fumbles and returned one for a touchdown, plus recorded 36 tackles and two pass break-ups in 2016 for coach Kevin White … one of 10 from IMG named an Under Armour All-American … earned an invite to The Opening, in Beaverton, Ore., last summer … was named special mention Division I all-state as a junior in 2015 for Westerville South … named first-team all-central district and special mention all-Ohio Capital Conference as a junior … also named a 2015 American Family Insurance all-USA Ohio second-teamer … is the son of Tamar and Marlon Williamson.