DE/TE Marquis Haynes took some time to talk with Cardinal Sports Zone recently. Haynes is a 2013 UofL football recruit from Florida that will be announcing his college choice very soon.
6’4 225 lbs
Defensive End/Tight End- University Christian School (Jacksonville, FL)
Other offers: West Virginia, South Florida, Central Florida, Florida International, Minnesota
CSZ: When did you visit UofL, and what did you think of the campus? Do you plan to visit again?
Haynes: I was there to watch the spring practice. It was really good and my impression was I could see myself playing there. And yes I do plan on visiting again.
CSZ: What do you think of Coach Strong and the direction of the program?
Haynes: I think he is a real cool coach and the direction of the program is going to be big.
CSZ: You are a big time athlete that can play DE or TE. What position do you see yourself playing in college?
Haynes: I see myself playing defensive end.
CSZ: Do you have any set time on when you plan to commit to a school?
Haynes: I plan on committing on May 19th
CSZ: Being from Florida, what makes a school like Louisville appealing?
Haynes: The coaches really want you to be successful and they are real.
CSZ: What do you need to work on this season to be ready for the next level?
Haynes: Getting more physical.
Cardinal Sports Zone would like to thank Marquis for taking the time to talk with us. Follow us on twitter @CardSportsZone to see where Marquis Haynes commits. Also you can follow him @4Quis
CSZ member Steve (@Stiz_502) had this to say about Haynes: “The kid is a beast for real. I’ve been wanting this guy to commit to UofL for a while. If we can add him to this class, it will be loaded!”
Here is a highlight video from his Junior season. It is hard to pick him out on some plays, but he is #4.