Another week, another start of the Get To Know Your Orange Man series. This week kicks off with a Nassib, but not the Nassib you were thinking of...
Hometown: Newton Square, PA
High School: The Haverford School
2011 Stats: Joe played in the exact same amount of games as cousin Ryan except that he mostly played on special teams. He did not accumulate any stats, as such.
How'd He Get Here: Joe was a pretty decent WR/CB in high school but didn't have too many schools knocking down his door. Methinks that cousin Ryan put in a good word for him with the SU brass and here he is.
Plus, his recruitment led the creation of his photo:
Scouts/Rivals Said: Not a word.
Money Quote: "Creating a Twitter account for an IST 195 Lab at Syracuse University for the iSchool." Joe tweeted that and seven more time on September 12, 2010 and never tweeted again. Like a candle in the wind...
Links O' Wonder: Here's a story on how walk-ons like Nassib were expected to make a serious impact in 2011.
Doug Marrone Thinks: Nassib The Younger is the Rudy of Syracuse football:
"I think there are guys on board now who have that potential. (Defensive back) Joe Nassib. We got short a corner in the spring game and Joe Nassib went both ways and busted his butt. I appreciate what they do probably more than the scholarship athlete."
Interesting Nugget O'Interest: Joe went to France to play in the Global Football Bowl back in 2010. The team did well. They beat Belgium 83-0.
Lets Get A Good Look Atchya: Here's a photo essay from that ill-fated Brussels game...