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Nico Marley stands only 5-feet, 8-inches, but he is a dynamic 190-pound package, according to Cypress Bay (Weston, Fla.) head football coach Mark Guandolo.

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Nico Marley, Cypress Bay

The senior linebacker, who committed to Tulane University this week on Twitter, is the son of former Miami University star Rohan Marley and the grandson of music legend Bob Marley.

Guandolo told MaxPreps, "If he was 5-11 or 6-0, he'd have every offer in the country. He's real excited about Tulane and I think he's going to help them right away. He led our team in tackles and tackles for loss. He's a phenomenal player from sideline to sideline. He's our team leader and really reminds me of his dad at Miami.

"He's the hardest worker. He can squat 500 pounds, bench 345 and power clean 290. For his size, he's really explosive. He's really intelligent and calls all our plays. He's one of the best I've ever coached. He's got that Marley spirit, something inside that you can't coach."

Cypress Bay went 8-4 last season before losing to Miramar in the second round of the playoffs. Miramar made it to the title game.