Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 10/25/12
NYCHSFL.org Syracuse continues to smash the recruiting trail of the speediest player in the Big Apple. Rest assured Orange Nation, Doug Marrone is still large and in charge in New York City. Three-Star Xavarian HS RB Laray Smith reiterated to The Fizz Syracuse is still high on his list. But not for all generic reasons you’d expect. “It’s not just about [knowing] people there, and it’s close to New York. It’s more about the respect [SU] has shown me, and the love they show me. They make me know that they are interested in me and like me a lot.” Other schools that have offered Laray can’t keep up with SU. When we asked the 6’1”, 190 lb. Brooklyn native if Syracuse and Tennessee were still his top two schools, he replied, “Yes. Especially Syracuse.” Smith talks with John Anselmo and the Orange coaching staff twice a week. The senior admitted this connection sets SU apart from other interested schools. Smith also tells The Fizz he has two official visit dates set for Syracuse and Tenne
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