Originally written June 22, 2013 on Orange Fizz:
While quarterback and running back get all the attention, it’s nearly impossible to have success there without a very good center. Syracuse currently has three centers on its roster, but the Orange has offered another: Andrew Marshall in the Class of ’14. Macky MacPherson, a local kid from Christian Brothers Academy, started all 13 games last season for the Orange blocking for Jerome Smith and co. and snapping to Ryan Nassib. He’s a senior now, and will have the same duties for Syracuse’s first season in the ACC. That leaves sophomore Seamus Shanley and redshirt freshman Jason Emerich as the future there. In ’14 the Orange will have an opening at center, and Marshall could be an option. He hails from *******, Ga., where he attends West Forsyth High School. The 6’4”, 260-pounder is a three-star recruit according to ESPN. Right now, Syracuse, Duke and Wake Forest have all offered him from the ACC. East Carolina, Georgia State, Middle Tennessee, Navy, South Alabama, and Western Kentuck...
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