DB Marchez Coates (5-11 170) of Pomfret, MD is looking for his first offer but feels confident it will come soon. "I am going to Miami at the end of the month and I am sure they're going to offer," Coates said. "That's the kind of guy I am. I am very competitive."
Last summer, Coates attended a camp in Columbia and plans a return trip on June 15th. "I did real well there and won the MVP," he said. "I liked it a lot. I love the atmosphere but I really loved the people. They were great."
Coates is hearing from Clemson, Boston College, Maryland, TCU, Pitt, Penn State, North Carolina, Rutgers and East Carolina. He has visited Penn State, Pitt, BC and North Carolina and is planning to attend several camps this summer across the South.
"I really liked Penn State," he said. "It's crazy there. There are so many people and I love the coaches." He was impressed with UNC and BC as well.
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Coates does not have any favorites saying, "Whoever offers me, that's my favorite."