Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 8/3/12
PennLive Penn State RB Curtis Dukes tells The Fizz he is staying in Happy Valley, and will not join Syracuse. Last night, after things had cooled down over the last 48 hours on the possible transfer front, Dukes confirmed to us via text that none his potential landing schools followed up, and that he will remain a Nittany Lion for his final two years of eligibility. “I’m just going to stay at PSU”  The 6’2″, 240 lb. power back played his high school ball near Watertown, at Indian River, and rushed for nearly 6 yards per carry last season behind standout Silas Redd (who is transferring to USC). Dukes was looking for a new home since the NCAA dropped the hammer on PSU. Dukes told The Fizz he definitely had interest in returning home to play his college ball if SU wanted him. But apparently Doug Marrone did not reach out. I asked Marrone at Big East Media Day in Newport Tuesday about potential PSU transfers. He said there was nothing happening. “We were contacted by some players in the beginning.
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