Express welcome 2X All-Pro QB/WR-Marquelo Suel (Akron University)

by Erie Express Media

Please welcome to the Express family 2x All-Pro QB/WR-Marquelo Suel (Akron University) for the 2022 season. Marquelo begins his first year with the Express and will compete for a starting spot at quarterback or wide receiver.

Although new to the Express, Suel is no rookie. He has played professionally for the Ohio Broncos and Canton Pitbulls where he earned All-Pro status for both teams.

Suel is a graduate of Paul Harding, HS where he was an All-State selection at QB, WR and DB. Sr yr he ran for 500, passed for 600 and hauled in 500yds respectively. He was rated the #18 prospect in Indiana by, was a PrepStar All-Midwest Region Selection. As a junior he hauled in 50 rec for 959yds and 12tds as Harding won the class 2A state championship

Marquelo played his college ball for the University of Akron where he was an All-MAC player for the Zips. Suel led the Zips in catches (76) and receiving yards (820) this season as a senior, and also had five touchdown receptions. Those 76 catches is the second most in a single season in program history, surpassing Domenik Hixon's 75 in 2005. The school record is held by Jabari Arthur, who had 86 in 2007.

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Suel closed out the regular season ranked fifth in the MAC and tied for 28th nationally in catches per game (6.3). He caught a career-high 12 passes for 92 yards at Tennessee on Sept. 29, which was three shy of tying the school's single-game best in that category. He had double-digit receptions in three games in 2012 and was a member of the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

Suel finished his collegiate career with 110 catches (1,237 yards), the seventh most in school history, after posting 34 for 417 yards in 2011 as a redshirt junior. He utilized his redshirt in 2010 after transferring to UA from Allan Hancock (Calif.) Community College prior to that season. He signed with Indiana out of high school in 2008.

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We are happy to have you on board the PAINTRAIN Marquelo! . GO EXPRESS!