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July 1, 2012
NCPreps.com and official sponsor News14 Carolina would like to announce that Marquez North of Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte (N.C.) has been selected by the North Carolina high school football coaches as the NCPreps.com's Pre-Season Player of the Year.
North, a senior wide receiver is currently ranked as the #1 college prospect in NC by Rivals.com and #31 nationally. He is coming off an outstanding 2011 season where he caught 39 passes for 1,022 yards with 19 touchdowns. He also returned 4 kickoffs for scores also.
"Marquez has great size and speed with a 6'3 205 lb frame. He is extremely versatile as he played quarterback earlier in his high school career at Lumberton High. He is one of the top athletes in the nation. He has offers from: Auburn, Clemson, Duke, East Carolina, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, NC State, Ohio State, Purdue, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia, and Wake Forest," stated Deana King, Publisher of NCPreps.com.
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