Breakdown: Has tremendous potential as the future of the Aggies defensive line…Did not play last season to focus on academics, but enters the summer as the Aggies No. 2 defensive tackle…Has agility and speed and should add valuable depth…Is tied for the team’s best bench press max (430 pounds)…During the spring, recorded the team’s sixth-highest power clean max (310 pounds), and his 26 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press ranked him third on the team...Can also squat max 485 pounds…Has a 98 ½ inch reach, runs the 40-yard dash in 4.83 seconds and broad jumps 8-feet, 11 ½ inches.
High School: Named first-team Mid-South all-conference on defense...Was named preseason North Carolina All-State...Earned second-team honors as an offensive player....Played at four different high schools -- Fayetteville Seventy-First, Raleigh Millbrook, Garner and Fayetteville E.E. Smith.
Personal: Full name is Marquis Ragland...He is the son of Deborah Ragland Ramsey...Was born on March 26, 1994...Majors in sports science and fitness management and leisure studies.