Marcus Tucker, WR

Aug 12, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Marcus Tucker (15) warms-up before playing the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Marcus Tucker

NFL Position: Wide Receiver
CFL Position: Wide Receiver

Ht: 5’10”
Wt: 190 lbs.
College: Northern Michigan
Hometown: Grand Blanc, MI
Born: June 24, 1992

Transactions: Signed as an Undrafted Rookie Free Agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers on May 9, 2016.

Scouting Report: Explosive slot receiver and kick returner…plays bigger than his listed size…good hands…competitive.

College: During his career at Northern Michigan, was a three-time All-GLIAC honoree…two-time Team Captain and MVP…in 2015, his Senior year, led a productive group of wide receivers, averaging 7.2 receptions per game…his nine touchdown catches was tied for fifth in the GLIAC, and his 73.9 receiving yards per game was also good for a top-10 spot…also totaled 777 yards on kick returns…invited to, and played in, the National Bowl in Miami, Florida on December 6, 2015…as a Junior in 2014, was named Second Team All-GLIAC…Beyond Sports Network Third Team All-Region, Don Hansen First Team All-Region…ranked first in the GLIAC averaging 21.1 yards per catch and was fourth overall in all-purpose yards racking up 1,704 yards over the course of the campaign averaging 154.9 yards per game…also ranked seventh in the league with seven touchdowns…was the top receiver for NMU making 40 receptions for 843 yards through the air…also racked up 841 yards in kick returns averaging 26.3 yards per return…longest reception of the season was a 67-yard catch in the Wildcats season finale win over Findlay, 66-38…also had an 87-yard kick return in NMU’s 33-30 win over Wayne State…In 2013, was the top receiver with his 49 receptions for 674 yards…also had four touchdowns on the season…made 10 receptions for 127 yards against Ohio Dominican (Sep. 21) and then had 111 yards on six receptions at Grand Valley State (Oct. 19)…had the first receiving touchdown for the Wildcats in the season opening win against Findlay (Sep. 14)…named the team’s Offensive Newcomer of the Year…in 2012, attended Mott Community College…in 2011, played basketball at Lake Michigan College.

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Highlights:

Game Films:
Northern Michigan vs. Quincy (9/12/2015)

Northern Michigan vs. Michigan Tech (9/25/2015)

Northern Michigan vs. Wayne State (10/17/2015)

Coming soon!