Found January 04, 2012 on Orange Fizz:
Sun Times The Orange defense needs playmakers desperately, and with less than a month to go before National Signing Day there’s a corner we should keep our eyes on: Illinois DB Anthony Standifer. He’s tall and lanky at 6’1”, 178 lbs. (Crete, IL). He committed to Sugar Bowl-winning Michigan in June, but decomitted in December. Syracuse has jumped into the mix and is reportedly pretty high on his list.  To say the defensive backfield was a problem for this year’s SU football team  is like suggesting Orange basketball is kinda deep. While Phillip Thomas was great, he may never suit up for Syracuse again. Shamarko Thomas was up and down thanks to injury. The other safeties stunk and the corners seemed lost. The Fizz believes the #1 target left is probably DB Wayne Morgan, the top player in NYC who should help the secondary in a big way. Standifer is playing alongside Morgan at the Semper Fi All-American Bowl. He’s being recruited by both Scott Shafer and Fizz Favorite Tyrone Wheatley. W...
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