Marcus Dupree

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Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
Philadelphia, MS
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, MS

About

Dynamic running back who burst onto the college scene with an outstanding freshman season at Oklahoma, but battles with weight and injuries shortened his career.

Before Fame

He played football, basketball, and baseball at Philadelphia High School in Mississippi.

Trivia

Head coach Barry Switzer compared him to the great Earl Campbell.

Family Life

He had three sons: Marquez, Landon, and Rashad.

Associated With

Legendary running back Walter Payton convinced him to get back in shape and try out for the NFL in 1990, and Dupree was signed by the LA Rams that year but his stay in the league didn't last long.