Posted: 5:48 pm Saturday, May 10th, 2014
By Michael Cunningham
Name: Ricardo Allen
Twitter handle: @Ricardo21Allen
Hometown: Daytona Beach, Fla.
High school: Mainland
Highlights: Career totals of 50 games (48 starts), 250 tackles (200 solo), 14.5 tackles for loss, 13 interceptions, and 22 passes defended. . . . Career interceptions are second-most in school history. . . . Had eight interceptions in 2013, when he was voted second-team All-Big Ten by coaches. . . . Set a school record with four career interception returns for touchdowns. . . . Started all 12 games at left cornerback as a freshman and recorded team-high three interceptions with two returned for touchdowns (94 yards vs. Michigan and 35 yards vs. Michigan State). . . . Also played soccer and ran track in high school.
Name: Marquis Spruill
Twitter handle: @ Sprui11z
Hometown: Hillside, N.J.
High school: Hillside
Highlights: Career totals of 51 games (49 starts), 243 tackles (160 solo), 41 tackles for loss, and 12.5 sacks . . . . Tackles for loss rank second in school history. . . . Honrable mention All-ACC in 2013. . . . Played at strong-side linebacker in Syracuse’s 4-3 defense during his first two seasons before moving to middle linebacker. . . . Decided to play at Fork Union Military Academy after drawing no scholarship offers from major colleges out of high school.
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