Another major Division 1A program is starting to show interest in Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, VA) QB/ATH Marcus Davis . And, in what seems to be a growing trend among the schools involved, quarterback is the position this program is recruiting the 6-5, 215-pound standout to play.
The newest program in the Davis mix is Ohio State.
“I’m starting to get calls from Ohio State,” Davis said. “It is kind of in the beginning stages, but I think if I keep showing interest then they’ll soon offer. They talked to my coach and then they talked to me last Tuesday. They were telling me that they liked my highlight tape. They liked how I made decisions. They said they are recruiting for quarterbacks and they are recruiting me as a quarterback.”
Ohio State joins Penn State and Virginia Tech as the programs that are now recruiting Davis initially to play quarterback. Florida (no offer), North Carolina and Tennessee are recruiting him as a wide receiver. Does Davis have a preference to play quarterback on the next level?
“Yes, sir, I think it is now because I’ve done it for my whole senior season,” Davis said. “I have a feel for having the ball in my hands on every play. I like having everything based on what I can do.”
This season was Davis’ first as a full-time starting quarterback on the varsity football level. He did well, leading the Dolphins to an 8-2 regular season record and berth in the Eastern Region playoffs by making plays with his legs as well as with his arm.
“My strengths are that I can run the ball and also throw it really well,” said Davis, who adds that he can throw a football 70 yards. “But, in order to be a quarterback, I have to be able to do other things good, too. My weak point right now is decision making. Sometimes I didn’t make the right decision with the ball. I did sometimes, but I wasn’t consistent.”
Though he is busy with varsity basketball now, Davis is starting to set up official visits. He plans to take his...
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