February 18, 2009

Lucas Enjoying Growing National Attention

In a year that seems to be a real step up at wide receiver from the class of 2009 nationally and within the Big 12 region one player who is beginning to emerge as a star amongst stars is Liberty (Mo.) Liberty Senior wide receiver Marcus Lucas. The 6-foot-4, 175-pound pass-catcher has already picked up multiple offers but recently picked up a big one from the Big 12 South.

With scholarships already in hand from Arkansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Nebraska, Stanford, and UCLA Lucas admitted the news from Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson was an offer that stood out to him.

"It was last Friday, my coach found out about it from coach Wilson and he told me to call them and then I called up and talked to them," Lucas said. "That was really exciting, them being like the No. 2 team in the nation right now, it was definitely a surprise. It was definitely different than any other offers that I've had right now."

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