Name: Nadarius Fagan
Weight: 200 lbs.
Hometown: Goulds, Fla.
High School: Miami Southridge
2016 Stats: He’s a newbie! In his senior year of High School he racked up 119 tackles on a 12-2 team. He enrolled at SU in January and was a part of spring practice with the Syracuse Orange.
2017 Projections: Syracuse is pretty much set at linebacker for the fall. Seniors Zaire Franklin, Parris Bennett and Jonathan Thomas will likely fill the starting roles. As a true freshman I’d expect Fagan to watch and learn for most of the season.
How'd He Get Here?: He really racked up offers. Alabama, LSU, USC, Nebraska, and Appalachian State made the short list of schools. He early enrolled at SU in January.
What'd Recruiting Sites Say?: Fagan was a unanimous three star athlete. ESPN said he was the 38th ranked linebacker in the nation.
Tweets of Wonder: We just got told.
From now on all reporters, analysts, coaches and players don't call me "DADA" call me "Achilles" if you don't know who that is go watch Troy— 27_REASONS (@DadaFagan) May 13, 2017
What movie would Dino Babers recommend for him?: Fearless Fagan is based on a true story. Never seen it, but its a 1952 movie about a man who brings his pet lion to the army.
Interesting Nugget O'Interest: The SU Athletics page tells us Fagan is nicknamed “DaDa” (pronounced Day-Day), though he specifically says above that’s no longer on the table.
Let’s Get a Good Look Atcha: Here’s a cool little signing day video: