Skyhawk Football | Marquis Clemons
|Hometown||St. Louis, Mo.|
|Height/Weight||5-11 - 175 lbs.|
2013: Saw action all 12 games, racking up 18 tackles (10 solo), a tackle for loss and an interception…Had five multi-tackle performances, including a season-high four stops (three solo) in the win over No. 7 Central Arkansas on Sept. 14…Came up with a big interception and returned it 22 yards in the win at Tennessee Tech on Oct. 10.
2012: Played in all 11 games for the Skyhawks, accounting for 35 tackles (13 solo), one tackle for loss, one fumble recovery, one interception and three pass breakups…Tallied a career-best 11 tackles at Tennessee Tech on Nov. 10…Had a big game in the road win at Southeast Missouri on Oct. 20, tallying an interception and a fumble recovery…Had a pair of pass breakups in the win over Eastern Illinois on Oct. 6…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Played for head coach Cliff Ice at Webster Groves High School...Was listed as a St. Louis Post Dispatch Super 30 recruit...Led his team to a 13-1 record and the state championship game in 2010...Was named a two-time first-team all-state selection, a two-time all-conference pick and a two-time all-metro honoree...As a quarterback he completed 47 of 76 passes for 1,100 yards and 18 touchdowns his senior season...Piled up 1,747 total yards and accounted for 34 touchdowns as a senior...Helped his team to a 14-0 won-loss record and the Missouri state championship in 2009, his junior season.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 21, 1992…Son of Camilla Simmons…Majoring in health and human performance.