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Marquis Booker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ardmore, Okla.

High School:
Ardmore

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
Linebacker


2007 OUTLOOK

Impressive looking athlete who hopes to turn some heads during spring camp after being unable to practice the entire 2006 season due to a knee injury suffered just prior to the year ... Is healthy now and enters 2007 spring camp listed at No. 3 on the depth chart at the weakside linebacker position.

2006 SEASON

Suffered a broken kneecap just prior to fall camp in conditioning workouts that sidelined him for the season, forcing him to take a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL

Averaged more than 100 tackles over the last 2 seasons while helping his team to two state semifinal appearances in three seasons on the varsity ... Amassed 156 tackles as a senior, and added 6 QB sacks and grabbed 4 interceptions, as well ... Was also named the District Five linebacker of the year as a senior, as his team won a district championship ... Converted to linebacker from running back as a sophomore ... Will join Ardmore teammate Jesse Hernandez as part of Mizzou's 2006 signing class ... High school coach - Mike Loyd ...

PERSONAL

Father - Randy Booker ... Chose Mizzou over TCU, Oklahoma State, Colorado State, Tulsa, Iowa State and Baylor, among others ... Primary Mizzou recruiter - Dave Christensen.