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Marquise Overton
Player Profile:
Marquise Overton 2068314
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 295
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Jenks HS
Season GP-GS UT AT Total TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2015 8-0 4 1 5 1.0-4 1.0-4 0 0 0 0
2016 2-0 1 1 2 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2017 13-8 18 23 41 3.0-2 0.0-0 0 0 1-0 0
Career 23-8 23 25 48 4.0-6 1.0-4 0 0 1-0 0

2017
Has played in all 13 games with eight starts ... made three tackles, including 0.5 for loss, against TCU in the Big 12 Championship Game (12/2) ... finished with three tackles in start against West Virginia (11/25) ... registered three tackles in start at Kansas (11/18) ... led the team and tied a career-high with six tackles in start against TCU (11/11) ... posted four tackles, including 0.5 for loss, in start at Oklahoma State (11/4) ... assisted on two tackles in start against Texas Tech (10/28) ... made one tackle against Texas (10/14) ... matched career high with six tackles in start against Iowa State (10/7) ... in first ever start, set career high with six tackles, including one for loss, at Baylor (9/23) ... recorded two tackles against Tulane (9/16) ... made two tackles at Ohio State (9/9) ... posted three tackles, including one for loss, and recovered his first fumble against UTEP (9/2).

2016
Saw action in first two games before missing rest of season due to injury ... both of his tackles came against ULM in second game (9/10).

2015
Played in eight games ... saw playing time in Orange Bowl against Clemson (12/31) ... assisted on a tackle at Oklahoma State (11/28) ... saw playing time at Baylor (11/14) ... posted one tackle against Iowa State (11/7) ... saw playing time against Kansas (10/31) and Texas Tech (10/24) ... posted a career-high two tackles, including his first sack, at Kansas State (10/17) ... made Sooners debut with one tackle against Akron (9/5).

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked by Rivals, 247Sports, Scout and ESPN as a four-star recruit ... rated 175th overall in country by ESPN, 189th overall by 247Sports, 217th overall by Rivals and 286th overall by Scout ... recognized as No. 15 defensive tackle prospect nationally by 247Sports, No. 19 by Rivals, No. 20 by ESPN and No. 24 DT by Scout ... No. 2 overall recruit in state of Oklahoma according to 247Sports and No. 4 in state according to ESPN, Scout and Rivals ... slotted as 26th-best talent in Midlands Region by ESPN ... named Top Defensive Lineman by Tulsa World ... selected for Semper Fidelis All-American Game ... part of prep teams that won three straight 6A state titles ... received offers from Baylor, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, among others ... Another in a long line of Jenks standouts to attend Oklahoma, including current safety Steven Parker.

PERSONAL
Major is communication ... first name pronounced mar-KWEZ.

 

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