Marquise

Overton

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#97

Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 295
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Jenks HS

Bio

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 14-9 20 23 43 3.0-2 0.0-0 0 0 1-0 0
2018 11-0 4 6 10 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
Career 35-9 29 31 60 4.0-6 1.0-4 0 0 1-0 0

2018
Played in 11 games ... missed second through fourth games with injury before playing in each of last 10 contests ... finished with 10 total tackles ... made three stops (two solo) against Kansas (11/17) ... had two tackles against Kansas State (10/27) ... registered one tackle against West Virginia (11/23), Oklahoma State (11/10), Texas Tech (11/3), Baylor (9/29) and Florida Atlantic (9/1).

2017
Played in all 14 games and made nine starts (each of last seven outings) ... led team's defensive linemen with 43 tackles and finished with 3.0 tackles for loss ... registered three tackles vs. TCU in 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 in start at Oklahoma State (11/4) ... matched career high with six tackles in start vs. Iowa State (10/7) ... set career high with six tackles (one for loss) at Baylor in first career start (9/23) ... posted three tackles (one for loss) and recovered his first fumble vs. 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.

PERSONAL
Major is communication ... wrestled for OU in 2017-18 ... first name pronounced mar-KWEZ.

 

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