Found February 07, 2013 on Orange Fizz:
It’s officially 19 signings for the Syracuse 2013 recruiting class. Scott Shafer spoke to the media, going over each and every member of the new class. Here are the 5 biggest quotes from Shafer’s press conference: On Mitch Kimble/Austin Wilson and finding the next QB, the current crew has a few candidates: “I really like the kids in house already. Those guys are pretty competitive” On whether SU needs to upgrade its football complex: “Facilities do help. There’s a positive vibe. What is most underrated is the people in those facilities.” On sudden coaching changes: “We had to adjust to the elements. Any time you have change, you have to adjust.” On being underdogs heading to the ACC: “We will play every game with a chip on our shoulder.” On the low rank of the recruiting class: “Greatest thing about the game is to put ball down and play. We are going to play our butts off.” Shafer went on to compliment almost every player, particularly the incoming quarterbacks Wilson and Kimble. He

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