So how did it come to be that a San Antonio quarterback who had fallen in love with Oklahoma, ended up quickly deciding on transferring to Syracuse? Credit Northeast Ohio. The Cleveland-Youngstown corridor is the stop over for Drew Allen on his way from Norman to the Hill. The signal caller spoke to The Fizz and described how SU developed into his preferred destination while he analyzed his options.
Listen to the FizzCast with Drew Allen here:
“Syracuse came along because, I felt like, we needed a couple more options. I sent some emails out to some schools that lost their quarterback to the draft or didn’t have a set quarterback and Syracuse was one of them. I heard back from Syracuse within fifteen minutes of the email. They didn’t know about me. They didn’t know that I was available or looking around, so I was glad I was able to get that email out there.
I took that Syracuse visit within two weeks of them contacting me. I absolutely just fell in love with the place, the coaches...