Found February 02, 2012 on Orange Fizz:
PLAYERS: Doug Marrone
TEAMS: Syracuse Orange
Syracuse fans should be juiced today. For his 4th class, Doug Marrone pulled in gamebreakers (Sugar Bear, Morris), highly-sought after JuCo players (MPB, Jones), NYC’s best (“Light’s Out”), and a late switch from a rival (Hilliard). The Fizz is very encouraged by what the Orange did following a 5-game collapse, which would’ve sunk most program’s classes. Team Fizz assembled Wednesday night after a tireless day of working the phones, attending press conferences, live blogging, answering questions on Twitter, and covering every angle of SU’s Class of ’12. Here’s everything you need to know, in our full-length 2nd annual Signing Day SportsCenter. Listen to The Fizz’s 2nd Annual Signing Day SportsCenter The Fizz also spoke to 18 SU commits and/or their coaches, so we could hear their stories, understand their decisions, and give Orange fans a chance to learn more about their newest additions. In case you missed some of it, or just want to hear it again, here’s a complete run down of t...

Meet Syracuse’s Class of ’12: OL Jason Emerich – Spurned UConn for the Orange

Doug Marrone was building back the trenches this year, and Jason Emerich will add to that nicely. The 275 lb. offensive lineman from Blue Mountain High School in Pennsylvania says relationships were the key for him: “It was definitely the way I got along with the coaches and the players that was the number one thing for me.” Emerich committed to Syracuse back in June and has...

Meet Syracuse’s Class of ’12: DE Pancho Barnwell – Headed to Milford?

Democrat & Chronicle Defensive end Pancho Barnwell will attempt to follow in the same footsteps as fellow Rochester product Ashton Broyld and head to prep school before coming to SU. Barnwell was another in-state talent Doug Marrone wanted to keep close to home, but Barnwell’s grades are a hurdle. It scared many schools away, but Syracuse and Tyrone “Wheat the Beast” Wheatley...

Official Fizz 2012 Syracuse Signing Day Thread: Click Here for Coverage

National Signing Day is finally here, and the future of the Syracuse football program takes another step forward. Doug Marrone’s fourth recruiting class was filled with both highs and lows, although it looks like today is shaping up to have a handful of late SU victories. While the biggest of the fish in-state went elsewhere (Rochester’s Jarron Jones to Notre Dame, Buffalo...

Meet Syracuse’s Class of ’12: Wayne Morgan – It’s Light’s Out for Opposing WRs

He’s here. After months of anticipation, and the entire SU community sitting on the edge of their seats, SU reeled in 4-star DB Wayne “Lights Out” Morgan early Wednesday morning to solidify a solid 2012 class. Listen to The FizzCast with Wayne Morgan Morgan kept his decision under wraps for weeks leading up to NSD, stealing the spotlight. But Wayne told the Fizz, SU was...

“Light’s Out” for UConn? Why Wayne Morgan is Syracuse’s Priority Tomorrow National Signing Day is just hours away, and Doug Marrone still has a few recruiting battles outstanding. But one of those carries a bit more significance than the rest. New York City DB Wayne Morgan has been on SU’s radar for a long a time, and tomorrow Morgan will either commit to Syracuse or Connecticut at 4p. Follow The Fizz on Twitter for SU’s news on Signing...

Top Recruit Nerlens Noel Reclassifies, Official Visit to Syracuse Next Weekend

It’s time to dream for Syracuse fans as one of the nation’s top center recruits, Nerlens Noel, has reclassified to the class of 2012. The Tilton School (MA) has SU on his list, along with Kentucky, Uconn, Providence, Florida, Georgetown and UNC. Noel is a game changing prospect who has been compared to Anthony Davis. If the Orange could land him it would be an embarrassment of...

Pierce-Brewster Chooses Syracuse, McFarlane Says He’s Never Wavered

With just hours remaining until National Signing Day, Syracuse has to be satisfied with keeping an old commit and adding a new one. Long Island running back Devante McFarlane says he’s not swaying, and JUCO All-American Markus Pierce-Brewster of San Francisco City College gave his verbal to SU this afternoon. Pierce-Brewster is an enormous late addition for the Orange. His athleticism...

Melo to Return on Saturday

After missing three games for an undisclosed off-the-court issue, Syracuse center Fab Melo is back on the Orange roster. He will return Saturday against St. John's.

Meet Syracuse’s Class of ’12: DL Josh Manley – Says No to Late Mizzou Visit Josh Manley’s letter of intent has been signed, sealed, and delivered to Syracuse University, ending one of the more chaotic recruiting plots of the season. The defensive lineman had a wealth of big-time offers from schools like Boston College, Wake Forest, N.C. State, and Louisville. Listen to the FizzCast with Josh Manley His top schools changed frequently, up until...

Syracuse Men's Basketball Update

Sophomore Fab Melo will return to the Syracuse University men's basketball playing roster beginning this Saturday on the road against St. John's in Madison Square Garden.

Syracuse's Melo set to return against St. John's

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- After missing three games for undisclosed reasons, Syracuse center Fab Melo is set to return for the No. 3 Orange's game at St. John's on Saturday.

Syracuse's Melo reinstated, available Saturday

Syracuse has reinstated center Fab Melo after the 7-foot sophomore missed three games due to academic issues.

Syracuse C Melo set to return Saturday (AP)

After missing three games for undisclosed reasons, Syracuse center Fab Melo is set to return for the No. 3 Orange's game at St. John's on Saturday. The Orange announced Melo's return in a release posted on their team website. Citing university policy and federal student privacy laws, the team was not able to provide any further details about Melo's absence.
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