The San Diego Legion signed former Notre Dame College Collegiate All-American Marcus Tupuola for the 2019Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old wing/fullback is 5’10” and 187 lbs.
Marcus is from Carson, California and attended Carson High School, graduating in 2013. He played youth rugby with the South Bay Spartans and later with Belmont Shore.
Following his high school graduation, he attended Notre Dame College and earned a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Mathematics. He excelled in rugby and was selected as a Collegiate All-American in both rugby 15s and in 7s.
Marcus also found himself on the National team radar in sevens and went on tours with the USA Falcons to Chester in 2018 and to South America in 2019. He was also selected for the HSBC Sevens Series Dubai Sevens as the Eagles Sevens 13th man for injury cover. The team made the final and gained silver. He also traveled with the Eagles 7s to Cape Town. Marcus was also named to the USA Men’s Eagles Sevens Residency program for 2019.