Marcus Ball

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Marcus Ball
No. 36     New Orleans Saints
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-07-21) July 21, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Norfolk, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Stone Mountain (GA) Stephenson
College: Memphis
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history

Marcus Ball (born July 21, 1987) is an American football safety for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He signed as a free agent with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League on February 10, 2012.[1][2] Ball was a member of the 100th Grey Cup winning team. Ball attended Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia, where he was voted Class 5A defensive player of the year. He played college football at Florida State, Pearl River Community College, and Memphis.[3]

In two seasons with Toronto, Ball had 142 tackles, 7 sacks, 3 fumble recoveries, and 4 interceptions (with 2 touchdown returns).[3] On February 17, 2014, Ball was released by the Argonauts.[4] He was signed by the New Orleans Saints on April 2, 2014.[5]

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