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Marcus Waugh
Marcus Waugh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Whitehouse, Ohio

High School:
Toledo St. John's

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 270

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
06/09/1986

Experience:
3L


2008: Played in 13 games as a hybrid fullback/tight end ... carried twice for 11 yards against Eastern Kentucky in the season opener ... also caught one pass for eight yards against the Colonels ... played on kick return teams as blocking upback ... returned a short kick for 16 yards at No. 4/4 Oklahoma ... served as game captain against Rutgers.

2007: A unique two-way player ... saw extensive action in every game as a member of the kickoff return team ... served as a reserve defensive lineman and a short-yardage blocking back on offense.

2006: Played in every game as a member of the off ense and special teams ... started the opener vs. Eastern Kentucky ... made one carry vs. Pittsburgh ... recorded a seven-yard run at Virginia Tech ... returned two kickoffs for 27 yards at West Virginia ... notched a 15-yard kickoff return in the comeback win at Connecticut.

2005: Earned consideration for the fullback position during the preseason ... sustained an injury during a preseason scrimmage which sidelined him for the year ... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2005, Winter 2006, Spring 2006).

Toledo St. John's High School: First-team all-state selection and district Defensive Player of the Year in 2004 ... earned first-team all-city and all-district honors for head coach Doug Pearson ... selected for the Ohio North-South All-Star Game ... rushed for 2,735 yards and 38 touchdowns and made 266 tackles as a prep ... punted for a 42.7-yard career average ... earned all-city recognition as a fullback and punter as a junior and garnered all-district and all-state honors as a punter ... helped the Titans to a regional championship as a junior ... qualified for the state finals in wrestling during his junior year ... a three-time state qualifier in track and fi eld in the shot put.

Marcus Steven Waugh: Born June 9, 1986 ... son of Thomas and Pamela Waugh ... father played at Ohio State (1975-79) where he was captain of the 1979 squad that played in the Rose Bowl.

Academic Major: Criminal Justice.