Marcus Brown | School: Missouri Western State University | LB

Twitter: @M_R_Brown34 | Instagram: @channel_34_

Q: Tell us about your college career and what the recruiting process was like. Why did you choose _____________ (list your school)

A: Coming out of high school the recruiting process was fun. I always had the mindset that bigger wasn’t always better so I chose Missouri western because I felt more at home and the coaches gave me that family atmosphere I was looking for. Recruiting me I had Illinois state, southeast Missouri, North Dakota state, LSU, Missouri western, and northwest Missouri state.

Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?

A: My biggest accomplishment in my collegiate career would be MIAA defensive player of the week I had 6 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles, and an interception.

Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at_____________ ( list your school)?

A: Playing at Missouri western one of the more important things I’ve learned is that you can only control what you can control.

Q: What was your major and what are your plans if football doesn’t work out

A: I major in commercial fitness and if football doesn’t work out I’ll pursue my dreams of owning my own gym and being a young entrepreneur.

Q: What would your current/past teammates say about you and your qualities?

A: My teammates would tell you that I’m dedicated to my craft and very hard working, that I’m always the first one in and the last one out, they would tell you all I’m a passionate player.

Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career at any level?

A: My most memorable play would have to be university of central Oklahoma. I was on kick off and we did a sky kick to my side and we needed a big play late in the game I ran right through the blocker and laid a big hit on the returner making him fumble. The crowd and the sideline went crazy.

Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?

A: My biggest challenge has been losing almost everybody who taught me to be the man I am today. I just keep pushing through no matter what, adversity can never stop me because I’ve been through it all and my mindset is that no matter what it’s always light at the end of the tunnel.

Q: If you could compare yourself to a pro athlete, who would that be and why?

A:  I would say Derrick Thomas or Lawrence Taylor because both of them play with passion and that drive to be great. Both guys are aggressive in their playing style.

Q: What is your biggest strength that you bring to a professional team and why should pro scouts consider you?

A: My ability to perform at a high level of consistency. Pro scouts should consider me because my heart is this game, I’m passionate with a drive to be successful, with a work ethic to get there.

Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back”/”pay it forward” in your community

A: Yes, at my church I work with the youth and also donate money.

Q: How are you preparing for the 2020 National Scouting Combine and what are your goals?

A: I’m grinding day in and day out ranging for 2 to 3 times a day. Not only am I preparing physically I’m also preparing mentally. I want to be that standout athlete, my goal is to put up some of the best numbers out of all the athletes.

Q: What would be your ultimate achievement?

A: My ultimate achievement would be making out and giving youth like me a better opportunity to be successful in life.

Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football?

A: When I’m not on the field I perfecting my craft I’m in the weight room getting stronger, faster and building myself for the future.

Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?

A: My mom has been the most influential person in my life she’s always been there it was always just me and her growing up. My mom always been in my corner no matter what.

Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?

A: My determination/ consistency