Getting to Know: Marqus Burrell

Marqus Burrell

Marqus Burrell

July 10, 2014

Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is sophomore sprint football player Marqus Burrell.

NAME: Marqus Burrell     

HOMETOWN:
Martinsburg, W. Va.

MAJOR:
Undecided

DESCRIBE COACH WEST:
Coach West is hard working and determined to make the program better all the time.

FAVORITE ATHLETE:
Ray Rice

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
The Army Team, BEAT NAVY

BEST PART OF ARMY SPRINT FOOTBALL:
Playing football on a team with all my close friends.

FAVORITE FIELD TO PLAY ON:
Shea Stadium, nothing like playing at home.

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING:
Navy because they came out tough this past year.

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER:
Relaxing and cutting weight at home until Buckner and Physical Individual Advanced Development (PIAD) begins.

TO RELAX, I:
Watch a movie or listen to music.

FAVORITE MEAL:
French Fries and a Bacon Cheeseburger

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:
Miami, Fla., it has the perfect balance of beach and city.

MY IPOD HAS:
A little bit of everything, except country.

FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY:
The Game

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT:
Being able to play Sprint Football

DESCRIBE ARMY SPRINT FOOTBALL:
Regular football, with some cutting weight and not eating.

ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE:
Hopefully, Me.

ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE:
James “Buddy” Craft

WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2014:
Matthew Tamburri

WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Most Likely James “Buddy” Craft

WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Austin Breed

WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Spencer Ellis

WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL:
James “JJ” Wartski

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY:
Air Force because it would be nice to get another academy in the league and on the schedule.

I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER:
635

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