Marquan McCall - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 50


  • position Nose Guard
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 379
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Detroit, Mich.
  • High school Oak Park

2018 – Freshman

  • Saw action in eight games and totaled five tackles, 1.5 TFL and a forced fumble
  • Totaled three tackles, a quarterback sack, another one-half tackle for loss, and a forced fumble vs. Murray State
  • His QB sack caused a fumble
  • Combined on a one-yard tackle for loss in a series that ended with a punt

High School

  • One of Kentucky’s highest-rated recruits in the 2018 class
  • A four-star recruit by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN
  • Rivals rated him the No. 4 offensive guard in the nation
  • 247Sports also listed him as the No. 4 offensive guard in the nation, as well as the top player in Michigan and No. 135 overall player in the Class of 2018
  • Named first-team All-State by the Detroit Free Press and the Associated Press
  • Helped Oak Park reach the Division 2 regional final
  • Can play both offensive and defensive line at the collegiate level as he also played defensive tackle and clogged up the middle of the defensive line
  • All-State player and rated the No. 1 offensive guard in the Midwest
  • Regarded as a tremendous technician on the offensive line
  • Played for Greg Carter at Oak Park High School in Oak Park, Mich.
  • Carter said “For a guy his size, 325 pounds, he’s extremely quick and athletic and has great hands”
  • Chose Kentucky over Michigan, Michigan State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Pitt, Wisconsin, Missouri and Minnesota


  • Born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Son of Marenthia McCall
  • Major is undecided

Marquan Says

  • His nickname is “Bully”
  • He chose to play football at Kentucky because of the coaching staff’s loyalty
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a sign language interpreter
  • If he could learn to do one thing it would be sign language
  • The most influential person in his life is his grandmother because she’s always positive and she keeps him on the right track
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