Marcus was named All-State in Kentucky as both an offensive and defensive lineman. His junior year he was a part of the state Champion team. His senior year he registered 82 tackles and 8 sacks playing as a nose guard. His high school team went 14-1 his senior season and won the Kentucky state championship. He graduated in 2001 and his favorite memory of high school was being undefeated all 4 years against Manual. “ For that one game each year, nothing else mattered but every player giving everything they had to keep that barrel”. After graduation Marcus continued his football career at Ohio state university where he was a 4-year letterman and a member of the 2002 National Championship team. He was an All- Big10 selection as a senior. Green later joined NFL taking part teams such as the Seattle Seahawks, New York Giants and new Orleans Saint. Marcus is now an educator for Jefferson County Public Schools and has been for 7 years.