As Syracuse approaches the start of fall camp, the wide receiver position is one of intrigue. The loss of Alec Lemon and Marcus Sales leave glaring holes, but Jarrod West is poised for a breakout season. But who else will step-up to give the Orange solid production? We break it all down inside.
Marcus Sales knows that the Syracuse offense has not lived up to its potential in the last few games. He believes, however, they are ready to turn it around. He spoke with CuseNation.com as the Orange prepare for UConn.
Three games into his final college season, Syracuse wideout Marcus Sales is on a roll that no other receiver in America can match. He has four straight 100-yard games for the Orange - over a span of more than 20 months.
Sales leads the Orange with 25 catches and four touchdowns after being suspended for all of 2011.
His last four games? Five catches for 172 yards and three touchdowns...
SU fans were nervous the entire day, and this game was a battle all afternoon. It shouldn’t have been. Stony Brook was a lesser opponent, but again the Orange found a way to keep an opponent in the game because of mistakes. But for the first time since the West Virginia game of last October, Syracuse gets a victory.
Shameful tackling by Jermi Wilkes on Miguel Maysonet’s ridiculous...
The Syracuse season opener didn't have the result fans had hoped. However, there were plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the rest of the 2012 season. One of those reasons is senior wide receiver Marcus Sales, who's return was a bright spot for the Orange. Sales return was no fluke, and there's a subtle reason why he was so successful.
Since charges against suspended wide receiver Marcus Sales have been dropped, does he have any chance of playing football for Syracuse again?
The answer to that question is a resounding “who the hell knows?” Doug Marrone might have an inkling, but he’s not going to divulge anything.
“It’s good for Marcus to have this legal process behind him. As you know, the university...