Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 8/7/12
Doug Marrone is encouraged by his recruiting success, and one state in particular that Syracuse is making waves in is Georgia. While SU has planted its foot in the middle of NYC by reeling in 3-star RB Augustus Edwards, and brought in transfers such as John Raymon to create depth, the Northeast is still limited in its talent. Last week at Big East Media Day, Marrone said he was pleased where his team stood in recruiting since he took over. He specifically pointed out the recent success in states like Texas. Lonestar QB Zach Allen is a rare Texas win for SU, and he continues to have a fantastic summer as he prepares for the Hill in January. Tapping non-traditional SU recruiting states like Texas and Georgia is now where Marrone can branch out to. The Peach State is a hot bed for top football talent, and Marrone has focused in on it. He’s signed 5 prospects out of GA in his last two recruiting classes, and 2 of those were 3-star targets in ’12. In February, SU received commits from Stone
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