Running Back | Defensive Back | Athlete
Marquis Gillis is a running back / defensive back prospect in the class of 2021 that attends Milford High School in Milford, Delaware. At 6’0" 195lbs Marquis is quick and powerful with the ability to run with speed and power. Marquis displays very good lower and upper body strength and balance. He is a versatile back with great hands out of the backfield. He has very good ball skills and ball security. Marquis has very good body control and the ability to change directions in space and displays very good patience allowing plays to develop with great instincts to visualize and hit opening. Once in space he has good speed to create explosive plays. Marquis has an aggressive running style, with the ability to make tacklers miss but has more of a punishing attitude when carrying the ball. He definitely wants to deliver the blow on his opponents. He was an All-Conference running back his junior year.
Defensively Marquis is very versatile and can play the corner or safety position. Solid tackler, engages and fights through blocks well. Good ball skills. He is solid in coverage. Marquis has a passion for the game of football and it shows on and off the field. He has very good work ethic and is very coachable. He has the athletic ability and overall skill set to be a solid collegiate athlete. Marquis Gillis would be an asset for many college football programs.
For more information in regards to Marquis Gillis’ collegiate recruitment contact First State Preps Area Scout/Academic Advisor Carlton Brown at (302)241-8843(cell) / email@example.com (email).
About Marquis Gillis
Contact Milford high school Head Football Coach Shaun Strickland for his personal evaluation of Marquis Gillis' character, work ethic and athletic ability.
Coach Strickland can be reached at (302) 222-2732 (cell) /SStrickland@msd.k12.de.us (email).