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      22 new players sign on the Orange dotted line


      The SU Football team has completed their 2012 signing class, adding 22 new players into the mix. The final National Letters on Intent that were made official were

      defensive linemen Zian Jones and Markus Pierce-Brewster.
      You can add them to five defensive linemen overall, three ends and two tackles. Doug Marrone's Orange also signed four offensive linemen, three defensive backs, two tight ends, two wide receivers, and one each at linebacker, quarterback, running back, fullback, kicker and an athlete.



      Ben Barrett from CBA HIgh School
      also signed his letter of intent with Syracuse, joining Jason Emerich and Kyle Knapp as new offensive linemen.



      Here is the breakdown of the 2012 NLI Class according to SU Athletics.com


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      Offensive Line: Ben Barrett, Jason Emerich, Kyle Knapp and Omari Palmer



      Defensive End: Myles Hilliard, Josh Manley and Markus Pierce-Brewster



      Defensive Tackle: Marcus Coleman and Zian Jones



      Wide Receiver: Alvin Cornelius and Ben Lewis



      Tight End: Josh Parris and Ron Thompson



      Defensive Back: Dontez Ford, Wayne Morgan and Julian Whigham



      Linebacker: James Washington



      Quarterback: Ashton Broyld



      Running Back: George Morris



      Fullback: Myles Davis



      Kicker: Ryan Norton



      Athlete: Devante McFarlane


      What do you think about SU Football's 2012 signing class? Does the Orange have a bright future?



      CNYCentral will have continuing coverage today, including reaction from Marrone and Section III athletes who also signed their letters of intent today.

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