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2025 4-Star DB Marcus Wimberly: Bauxite HS (AR)

Bauxite High School in Arkansas is abuzz with excitement as Marcus Wimberly, a 6'1", 205-pound defensive back, continues to make waves on the football field. The four-star prospect has captured the attention of college recruiters nationwide with his exceptional skills and dedication to the game.

"I grew up always wanting to play football because my dad is a coach and he played in high school," Marcus shared, reflecting on his journey into the sport. "I’ve played ever since the 2nd grade and I didn’t start actually playing with my age group until I was in the 4th grade."

Aside from his high school coaches, Marcus credits his trainer, Rickey Brown, and his father, Tommy Wimberly, for their instrumental roles in his development. "Coach Brown trains me every Monday and Tuesday at 6 am, and my dad and I are constantly studying ball and getting extra work in," Marcus revealed.

His recruiting process has been nothing short of remarkable, with offers pouring in from prestigious institutions across the country. "My process kind of started in the summer of my 8th grade year when I started to get a little interest from Arkansas and a couple D2 schools," Marcus explained. "I definitely want to make a decision before my season but no specific date!"

As he gears up for the upcoming football season, Marcus leaves no stone unturned in his quest for excellence. From rigorous training sessions to meticulous recovery routines, he is committed to ensuring he's primed to perform at his best when it matters most.

Beyond the gridiron, Marcus's passions extend far and wide. "I thoroughly enjoy playing pickleball and playing music," he shared. "I also help lead worship at my church. My faith is huge in my life."

With his multifaceted talents and unwavering dedication, Marcus Wimberly is poised to leave an indelible mark not only on the football field but also in the hearts of those around him. As the spotlight continues to shine on this rising star, the future looks brighter than ever for Marcus and his promising career in football.

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