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Encino Crespi safety Marvell Tell III embraces leadership role
Encino Crespi safety Marvell Tell III embraces leadership role

"I got you." Those words were spoken with firm, convincing resolve by free safety Marvell Tell III of Encino Crespi High as he watched over a teammate in the weight room during an early-morning practice session. And they reveal plenty about what Tell intends to accomplish this season and beyond. At 6 feet 2 1/2 and 186 pounds, with the ability to cover quick receivers, make open-field tackles and explode on ballcarriers in a split second, Tell could be Crespi's best football player since safety Shaun Williams, who went on to play for UCLA and the New York Giants in the 1990s. He has become a role model for teammates because of his commitment on and off the field. ...

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