Marcus Oliver
Marcus  Oliver


Houston, Texas

High School:
Westfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295



2016: Appeared in nine games, making seven starts at right guard including the last four games all on the offensive line ... was second on the Houston offensive line with a grade of 83 percent while totaling 25 knockdown blcoks on 607 snaps ... played an integral role in Houston’s 28 rushing touchdowns and 1,887 yards on the ground this season ... was a part of an offensive line that allowed the Cougars to score five rushing touchdowns and account for 243 yards rushing in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... helped the Cougars to a season-high six rushing touchdowns and 381 yards rushing in a win over Lamar (Sept. 10).

Saw action in 11 games with seven starts including the first five games of the season all at tackle ... graded out at 64 percent on the season and recorded 15 knockdown blocks ... notched first career start against Tennessee Tech.

Was one of four true freshmen to play in all 13 games in 2014 ... provided depth on the offensive line ... helped the Houston offense tally nine 100-yard games this year and gain 2,391 yards on the ground for 4.8 yards per rush and 28 rushing touchdowns in those 13 games ... appeared in Houston’s victory over Pittsburgh in the Armed Forces Bowl.

High School:
Three-star recruit by 247Sports ... named to the Houston Chronicle’s Top 100 ... named to VYPE Magazine’s 2014 Houston Hot 100 ... named to VYPE Magazine’s 2013 All-VYPE Football Team ... named first team All-District 13-5A in 2013 ... named to the 2012 Texas AP All-State second team ... named to the 2012 Texas Sportswriters All-State third team ... had 264 knockdown blocks in two years ... graded out at 85 percent over two years ... No. 30 center nationally by 247Sports ... No. 90 offensive guard nationally by ESPN.

Older brother of 2016 Houston freshman Ed Oliver ... majoring in Sociology.

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