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Doug Marrone Knows How To Throw A Block

You don't think Doug Marrone is pulling out all the stops on the recruiting trail? Read and learn...

Marrone was scheduled to be in Miami today to try and hang onto defensive back Phillip Thomas of Edison High School. Thomas made a verbal commitment with Syracuse on Sunday but may or may not be taking a last-second weekend visit to Florida State this weekend.

And if you think it's crazy that we're taking guys away from Florida State, how do you feel about the fact that we've got a Tennessee guy thinking about switching it up?

Carl Albert running back David Oku visited Syracuse last weekend and will visit Auburn this weekend. Oku remains orally committed to Tennessee but wants to keep his options open. He has been taking other visits.

New Syracuse running back coach, Stan Drayton, who coached at Tennessee in 2008, invited Oku to visit the Big East school.

“It was cool,” said Oku. “They are definitely in consideration.”

Even if you're not a recruitnik and even Oku doesn't change his mind, you gotta admit this is so much more fun than any other recruiting off-season in recent memory...