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University of Miami Athletics

Marquise LIghtfoot


Defensive Line




230 lbs.




Chicago, Ill.

High School

Kenwood Academy

Marquise LIghtfoot - Football - University of Miami Athletics

High School: One of nation’s top-ranked players…Five-star prospect in 247Sports’ Composite Rankings and On3 Industry Rankings…Five-star prospect by On3 and Rivals……Checked in as four-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN…Rated No. 10 player nationally by On3 and No. 17 player nationally by Rivals…Cracked position rankings as No. 2 according to On3 and No. 2 by Rivals…Ranked No. 34 player nationwide by 247Sports, including No. 6 at position…Selected to All-American Bowl…Returned from injury during senior year to help lead Kenwood to second city championship in program history…Totaled 11 tackles in Broncos’ championship game win over Whitney Young…Finished junior season with 122 total tackles, nine sacks and one forced fumble…Earned Illinois High School Football Coaches Association 6A All-State honors after junior year…Picked to News-Gazette all-state football first team after senior year…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Georgia, Florida State, Ohio State, Notre Dame, USC and Washington, among others.