Sam who? Mercedes has found a new guy on Glee — and this one has just as much, if not more, jock cred.
Friday Night Lights alum LaMarcus Tinker has scored the recurring role of Marcus, a linebacker and new love interest for Mercedes (Amber Riley). Tinker started work Wednesday.
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Marcus will fill the void left by Sam (Chord Overstreet
) and will have a positive and encouraging influence on Mercedes, producers have said.
, Tinker has also appeared on Cougar Town
returns Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 9/8c on Fox.