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Monday, 31 March 2014

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " MACUS BALL " ONE OF THE NATION'S MOST VERSATILE ATHLETES AND MOST LIKELY TO BE DRAFTED - PLAYS IN THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE AS A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

#10 Marcus Ball
Position:Safety
Height:6'3"
Weight:205
Year:Freshman
Hometown:Westerville, Ohio
High School:Westerville-South
Experience:High School
High School: One of the nation's most versatile athletes...Played quarterback and safety in high school and can also play linebacker or receiver/tight end...Could play offense or defense at ASU...Is a dangerous mismatch on offense and a rangy, fearless tackler on defense...Earned All-Midwest Region honors by Prep Star in 2012...Rated the No. 24 all-purpose athlete in the country by Rivals.com...Listed as the No. 46 safety prospect in the nation by Scout.com...Ranked by ESPN as the No. 67 all-purpose athlete prospect in the nation...An excellent basketball player in high school as well...Scored a school-record 43 points the night before signing with ASU...His older brother, Ray, is an offensive lineman for Wisconsin...Passed for 1,600 yards with 16 touchdowns, ran for 500 yards and intercepted seven passes as a junior in 2011...Chose ASU over Wisconsin and added reported scholarship offers from Boston College, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kent State, Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northern Illinois, Notre Dame, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Tennessee, Toledo and West Virginia...Coached by Rocky Pentello at Westerville-South High..."I really was impressed the most by the academic support," Ball said after his visit to ASU. "[Senior Associate Athletic Director] Jean Boyd is an amazing guy with high character that is going to be there for many years. Everyone I met there, coaches, players, seems very genuine...Their graduation rate, especially with African-American student-athletes is very high."...Committed to ASU on Feb. 6, 2013, National Letter of Intent Signing Day...