Name: Marcellus Hayes #7
Hometown: Camp Hill
High School: Camp Hill High School
Position: Defensive Back/Corner Back
Q: What was the driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?
A: Having the chance to get a great education and being able to play Football. Also the people that I met when I came to visit.
Q: What are your hopes for the upcoming season?
A: I hope to flip our record from last year and become a top team in the MAC.
Q: What are your hopes for your next season as a Colonel?
A: This is my last season, but I hope the guys can take something positive from my season this year and use it to better their season next year.
Q: When/Why did you first begin playing football?
A: I began playing in 5th grade when I had nothing else to do with my free time. But as time went on football became my outlet.
Q: Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?
A: I enjoy snowboarding, playing basketball and just hanging out with the homies.
Q: Who would you say is the most influential person in your life? Why?
A: I can’t say one person was the most but my family has really driven me to become the man I am today and the man I want to be in the future. Hard work really does pay off and they have pushed me in ways I don’t think they even know.
Q: A quote you live your life by?
A: “Blood Makes You Related, Loyalty Makes You Family”
Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?
A: It means finding a way to make things work even though times can get hard. Being resilient and picking yourself up when you get knocked down.
Q: If you could have dinner with a famous person, who would it be?
A: Brian Dawkins he was one of my favorite players as a kid and the things I could learn from him are endless.
Q: Does the football team have anything they would like to inform the student body?
A: This year the football team will give you something to cheer for.