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Marcus Tappan
Marcus Tappan
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pasadena, Calif.

High School:
La Salle

Last College:
Glendale College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
JC


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Joined the Bearcats in Jan. 2014 and will participate in spring football ... a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... 247Sports ranks him as the No.2 junior college inside linebacker nationally and a top-15 junior college linebacker in California ... played a single year at Glendale City College, helping the Vaqueros to a 6-4 mark and a shot at the American Division Pacific Conference Championship, the team's best finish since 2007 ... earned second-team all-conference honors ... tallied four interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns ... finished the season with 56 tackles, three sacks, 8.5 tackles for a loss and two pass breakups ... had a season-high 11 stops in the finale at LA Pierce ... over the last two games of the campaign, he had 17 tackles, 4.5 for a loss, three sacks and two interceptions, one of which he returned for a score ... opened the season up with two interceptions with one returned for a TD against Compton ... totaled three games with five or more tackles ... coached by John Rome ... prepped at La Salle HS for coach Russell Gordon ... totaled nine short-yardage TDs in 2012 while finishing with 44 tackles, four sacks and a pair of interceptions on defense ... rushed 16 times for 55 yards and four scores, caught 15 passes for 255 yards and another five TDs ... helped lead a turnaround that saw the Lancers finish 10-1 in 2012 a year after going 1-9.