Found December 22, 2011 on Orange Fizz:
Doug Marrone and Syracuse football received some much needed good news Wednesday, as three-star running back George Morris verbally committed to the Orange. Morris had become a huge priority once Boom Perkins scratched SU altogether, and the Orange gets a much-needed boost in the running back department. Morris joins DeVante McFarlane as the two new commitments in the SU backfield next season. Earlier this month, The Fizz stacked the odds of Syracuse landing Morris at about 80%. Syracuse had been dealing with a string of frustration since before Halloween. Its last win came on October 21st, a five-game losing streak ended the season, and questions surrounded a team that once again was home for the holidays. Would any high-profile recruits, including a player like Morris, choose a program that has slid back to a 5-win team in the nation’s worst BCS conference? Morris had offers from Utah and Illinois, but his longstanding relationship with Syracuse pulled him north. Recently The Fizz...
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