Three-star DB Simeon Thomas is scheduled to visit Syracuse this weekend, but only recently received an offer from the Orange. In fact, the Miami product first talked to Scott Shafer and the new staff just a few weeks ago… with one exception. Thomas has known an Orange coach throughout his whole collegiate career. You guessed it, “The Mailman” George McDonald. SU’s new offensive coordinator has had a huge impact on Miami Carol City HS. And it’s thanks to the guy that keeps on delivering that Simeon will be visiting CNY just days before National Signing Day.
“Coach McDonald told me during ninth grade that he was going to recruit me until my senior year and he stuck to his word. He never gave up on me. I was the first one he always talked to. I just got real comfortable with him as a person as well as a coach. I used to talk with him about different things, not even about football, but about life, about school.”
Thomas tells The Fizz he trusts McDonald for this reason. Shafe...