The NFL hopefuls of Syracuse University had their final chance to impress scouts yesterday in the Orange’s Pro Day. You won’t see a first-round pick used on a Syracuse alum this year, but the mid-to-late round talent of the Orange was ready to make the most of their last opportunity. Jarrod West West had the benefit of being thrown to by a friend and former teammate Ryan Nassib...
With a recruiting class of twenty-five players, Syracuse addressed nearly all parts of both sides of the ball. Something that the Orange failed to do is to recruit a wide receiver. As a result, Ervin Philips, who played running back this past season, will transition to slot receiver. Philips tweeted earlier this week that he is “Making this transition from RB to slot receiver”...
There is no doubt Jarrod West has had a rough season and a half since hauling in 43 passes for 588 yards as the third option behind Alec Lemon and Marcus Sales in 2012. Many expected West to have a break out year last year, especially after Terrel Hunt took over for Drew Allen. That didn’t happen, as West caught just 26 passes last year, and just a single touchdown. This year however...
Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Syracuse.com It’s déjà vu all over again this summer as Syracuse looks for who will step up in the receiving game next season. Last season, the popular pick was for Jarrod West to become a breakout star but had a disappointing year despite finishing with the 2nd most receiving yards. Consistency is the name...
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