Marcus Hollingsworth from San Diego, Calif., is a very good reason why many D-I recruiters are heading to the high school that bears the name of the border town.
Hollingsworth stands 5-foot-11, weighs 195 and runs a 4.6 40-yard dash. He is a hard worker on and off the field. Hollingsworth benches 330-pounds, squats 385-pounds, cleans 250-pounds and has a vertical jump of 33 ½-inches. He also has a solid 3.0 GPA.
A two-way standout, Hollingsworth plays quarterback on offense and defensive back on the other side of the ball. Most of the schools recruiting Hollingsworth like him as a corner or free safety, but some like him as an option quarterback.
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“Marcus is a very smart football player with natural instincts,” San Diego head coach Andy Diaz said. “He makes plays on both sides of the ball and doesn’t make mistakes. Marcus is a smart football player,” Diaz said.
Defensively Hollingsworth loves to hit loves to hit that is why he may end up as a free safety on the collegiate level, to take advantage of his hitting skills. Hollingsworth packs a punch.
Hollingsworth is being recruited by the entire Pac10 and visited USC for their junior day earlier in the year. Michigan State, Florida, Nebraska, Colorado, and Colorado State also have their hat in the ring for the services of the talented athlete from San Diego…