Durham Hillside linebacker Jamal Marcus said he wanted to go to Ohio State as soon as he spoke with new Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer.
The following area high school football players have accepted offers to play college football. Not all of the players have received athletic scholarships, but all are expected to receive financial aid with the expectation of playing college football. Some institutions, such as Campbell and the service academies, do not give football scholarships.
To see a complete list of area athletes who are expected to accept athletic offers go to:
http:// blogs.newsobserver. com/ prepsnow/updated-list-of-triangle-college-commits
Jamal Marcus, Durham Hillside's 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end, is expected to announce his college choice on Wednesday, Feb. 1, the national letter of intent signing day.
Hillside's Jamal Marcus, East Chapel Hill's Alex Moore, South Granville's Matthew Fuhr and Millbrook's Keith Marshall have been named to the North Carolina all-state high school football team by The Associated Press.
See the full team below:
Thirteen area football players made one of the four NCpreps.com preseason football teams, with the most coming at the 4-A level.
Keith Marshall has been rated the No. 3 high school football prospect in the state by Rivals.com, a national recruiting website.
Marshall, who is rated a 4-star prospect by Rivals...