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JuCo safety Darius Kelly has committed to Syracuse, and The Fizz broke news to his head coach.
“Your comment was the first I heard of Darius’ commitment to Syracuse.”
Nugent told The Fizz he immediately sent a text message to congratulate his standout at Pima Community College (AZ), the newest addition to SU’s 2013 commitment class. The 5’11” 190 lb. Kelly originally committed to Marshall this past Monday. He then took his official visit to Syracuse this past weekend during what may have been the most impressive collection of prep football talent ever on the Hill.
Listen to Kelly’s FizzCast here:
Once the Orange got back in touch with him this week, he decided SU was the better fit. Kelly says it was Donnie Henderson who reached out to him.
“Coach Donnie Henderson, he came out two weeks ago. It was a great visit. I like everything about Syracuse: the city, the town, the school, the academics, and the football program. I just fell in love with it. Coach Marrone came down yesterday....
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