One of SU football’s prime remaining recruiting targets, defensive lineman Josh Manley, is visiting Syracuse this weekend.
Manley confirmed he’s taking the visit in a phone conversation with The Fizz. The trip to the Salt City will be the lineman’s first official visit to any school. He was supposed to visit Syracuse in early December, but had to reschedule.
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The Alpharetta, Georgia prospect would serve as a legitimate recruiting victory for Doug Marrone, should Syracuse beat out several other BCS schools for his commitment. Boston College, North Carolina State, Georgia Tech, Virginia, Purdue, Louisville, Mississippi State, and Wake Forest, all sit alongside SU on Manley’s offer list.
Manley is rated three stars by Rivals, and would bring lots of size to an Orange defensive front that needs restocking. He already weighs about 250 pounds, and his high school coach, Howie DeCristofaro, tells The Fizz that Manley has yet to ...