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22 - Marcus Alford
Marcus Alford
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.-2L
Hometown: Oxnard, Calif.
High School: Rio Mesa
Position: CB

2013: Earned All-Big Sky Honorable Mention accolades...Named NAU Football’s Defensive Outstanding Sophomore of the Year…Started 11 of 12 games…Had a season-high four tackles against Idaho State, North Dakota and Southern Utah…Recorded at least three tackles in five games…Had one fumble recovery and returned it for a touchdown against Montana…Had one interception and returned it for a touchdown against UC Davis…Had three returns for 133 yards, including the game-winning 96-yard touchdown against Cal Poly…Recorded 20 unassisted tackles for a total of 26 tackles on the season…Returned five kickoffs during the season for 167 yards…Was credited with five pass breakups…Earned Week 9 ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Special Teams Player of the Week...2012: Appeared in seven games…Tallied three tackles on the season…Had two tackles at Idaho State…Had a 19-yard kick return at Arizona State…2011: Redshirted…High School: A 2011 graduate of Rio Mesa High School…Four-year letter winner for Coach Bob Gregorchuck…Had 18 touchdowns and 1,500 all-purpose yards… Named All-C.I.F., all-county and all-league…Team most valuable player in 2010… Selected one of top defensive backs in California by Scout.com…ESPN Rise Pre-Season first-team all-region choice…Invited to the NVC All-American game… Helped team to the league championship…Also ran track, earning four letters… Part of the 4x100 relay team that posted the second-fastest time in the United States…Personal: Born Marcus S. Alford….Son of Tra­cie Alford…Has one brother, Soloman…Played with teammate Jamaal Perkins… Cousin, Mike McNeill, plays football at Auburn, while another cousin, Pat McNeil, plays at Middle Tennessee.

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