Saturday, June 03, 2017

UMass Football Recruiting 2018--Marquis Williams image
Several recruiting services indicate UMass has offered to Marquis Williams, a 5-9 160 pound DB from Pompano Beach, FL.

247Sports three-star player. has video.

Partial quote from a article dated 12/16/16 by Hondo Carpenter:

"With an impressive skill set of high pointing the ball and swiveling hips, Williams is a natural and fearless.  While some corners cower on an island by themselves, Williams covets it.  Mark Dantonio is fond of saying, “You have to play fearless,” and Williams is the poster child for it.

He is 5’10” and 165 pounds and has been laser timed in the 40 at, “Legit laser 4.43 and I think I can get it to a high 4.3.”  He thinks he can get it as low as, “ 4.2 at the next level.

This article from Pittsburgh Sports Now features Williams.

Williams has 21 offers mostly from Power-Five schools. Penn State, Rutgers and Syracuse have offered from the Northeast.

 Broward County FL was a fertile recruiting area for Coach Whipple during his previous stint with UMass.

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