Old Dominion vs. Football; photos by Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
2014 Marcus played in 11 games as a first-year contributor on the Commodore offense... Earned starts against South Carolina, Georgia and Old Dominion - in multiple tight end formations... Concluded season with six receptions, good for 56 yards and two touchdowns... All of his receptions came in the team's last six games... Set season bests with three receptions, including one for a score, in victory over Old Dominion... Also had a 9-yard touchdown catch at Missouri... First career catch, a 25-yarder vs. Charleston Southern, was his longest of the season.
2013 Marcus did not see action as a true freshman... Added strength in the weight room while impressing as a practice squad tight end.
High School Three-year starter and two-way contributor for one of nation's elite prep programs... Named First Team All-State by Illinois Coaches Association and Chicago Tribune after helping 2012 Hitters' squad to 14-0 campaign and 7A state championship... Team ended season ranked No. 20 in USA Today national prep Top 25 poll... In 2012, named team's MVP after posting 56 catches for 939 yards and eight TDs as TE, and 25 tackles and eight sacks as DE/LB... Also earned First Team All-Conference as a senior... In 2011, contributed 30 receptions and six TD catches... Helped team to 34-3 overall record as starter... Has earned varsity letters in basketball and track & field.
Personal Nathan Marcus... Majoring in Communication Studies... Son of Bruce and Danae Marcus... Born Sept. 14, 1994... Has one sister, Meredith, and one brother, Ben... Dad is a manufacturer's rep... Enjoys skiing and golf.
Career Highs Receptions: 1 (3x) Last vs. Tennessee, 11/29/2014 Total Yards: 25 yards, at Missouri, 10/25/14 Longest Reception: 25 yards, vs. Charleston Southern, 10/11/2014 Receiving Touchdowns: 1, vs. Old Dominion, 11/1/2014