Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 2/5/12
247Sports.com Doug Marrone’s 4th recruiting class was an encouraging one for Syracuse fans. A well-rounded group of 22 recruits signed with the Orange, despite last year’s 5-game  collapse which capped off one of the worst decades in Syracuse football history. Luckily, SU succeeded where many critics felt it couldn’t, and this crop has a little bit of everything. The Fizz counts down the top 5 impact players of the ’12 class. 5)  Myles Hilliard/DT Hilliard was a late switch from Pitt after his loyalty was shaken when Todd Graham left the Panthers. A nice win for Marrone, especially because he adds to a group of enormous depth to the defensive line. Hilliard is a talented space-creator, and will be asked to become a building-block for a front 7 that last lost significant pieces. Hilliard will get to join his buddy Micah Robinson on the line, helping to make space for guys like… 4)  James Washington/OLB Washington grew up a Syracuse fan, and to...
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