It’s been a long wait for Syracuse fans, but finally wide receiver Quinta Funderburk is on the field for spring practice, healthy mentally and physically. The 6’3″, 170 lb. sophomore left Arkansas due to discomfort with team personnel and home sickness. With a full year under his belt to settle in on campus and go through off-season workouts it’s no overstatement to say Funderburk should emerge as SU’s go-to receiver.
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Mr.“Funder and Lightning” has been impressive so far at Orange spring practice. He’s doing what’s asked of him by the coaching staff, such as dropping weight and improving his speed. The Fizz wrote about Funderburk’s talents a year ago. He was considered a top 25 player at his position in high school, and looking at his ridiculous high school numbers, Syracuse brought in a highly capable #1 receiver last spring:
“The Orange landed itself a wildly talented player, albeit with some baggage. He was a cons