A.J. Long made his way back to Syracuse last weekend and sat on the 30-yard line inside the Carrier Dome for the Spring Game. Long tells The Fizz the experience was more than he expected it to be, and it’s solidified his decision from a month ago when he committed to the Orange.
“After this past visit, my commitment is stronger than ever. My deal is done and I’m done with recruiting, as far as for me. Now, I’m ready to go out and recruit everyone else to come to my school.”
Orange Nation has been here before, when Zach Allen and his Jedi recruiting powers dipped for TCU when Doug Marrone left. But there’s a different scenario with Long. He’s received attention from top programs such as Alabama and USC from the very beginning of his recruitment and has stood by his decision to the Orange. So if Long is locked into SU, how’s his sales pitch to other recruits?
“I have a lot of guys who typically wouldn’t look at Syracuse because they already have offers from top programs. There’s a lot o