Marcus Cannon
Marcus Cannon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Odessa, Texas

High School:
Odessa High School

Height:
6-5

Position:
Throws

Experience:
HS


2010
Cannon competed in two meets during the outdoor season, placing second overall in the men's shot put at the Horned Frog Invitational ... He just missed earning all-conference accolades at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships, tossing the shot 55 feet, 11 ¼ inches, which is a personal-best mark, to place fifth overall in Albuquerque ... Also posted a fifth-place outing in the men's shot put during the indoor conference championships ... Overall, competed in four different meets, including a second-place showing at the Razorback Invitational.

2009
Cannon led TCU with a second-place performance at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the men's shot put in Laramie, Wyo. ... Cannon tossed the shot put 54 feet, 10 ¼ inches, which just missed a regional qualifying mark, in Laramie ... He earned all-conference recognition following his runner-up performance ... Captured first-place honors in the men's shot put at the TCU Invitational ... Posted the third-best throw in the conference during the 2009 outdoor season.

2008
Cannon earned honorable mention all-conference honors during the football season ... Had an outstanding season as a first year starter, starting 10 of 12 games at right tackle.

2007
Saw action in all 13 games during football ... Served in a back-up role to Nic Richmond at right tackle.

2006
Redshirt Year

High School
First-team All-District and honorable mention 5A all-state as a senior in football ... Was an honorable mention all-district selection his junior year in football ... Was ranked 59th nationally among offensive linemen by Rivals.com ... Also lettered in basketball, track and field and powerlifting ... In track and field, Cannon threw the discus 175 feet, 4 inches to finish fourth overall at the Texas 5A State meet in 2006 ... Posted a personal-best toss of 60 feet, 8 inches in the shot and 176 feet, 8 inches in the discus.


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