For the last time, it’s George Morris the SECOND. We’re only six weeks away from Syracuse’s season opener against Penn State so let’s get his bloodlines in order. The redshirt freshman running back is poised for a solid season behind leaders Jerome Smith and Prince-Tyson Gulley and Morris is on the campaign trail to educate Orange Nation.
Throughout his recruitment in ’12 and while playing football down in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Orange fans were excited to be landing a big bruising tailback, with great speed. He attracted offers from solid BCS programs like Vanderbilt, Illinois, and Purdue. He told The Fizz after signing his letter of intent he would go down in the Syracuse record books.
“I feel that I am an every down back. I feel that I can go between the tackles or beat you outside or line me up and motion me out and catch the ball. I expect myself to be one of the best tailbacks to come out of Syracuse.”
But somewhere along the lines he became George Morris III. It was spelled ...