In year one of the Doug Marrone era, the new head man showed he’s not at all hesitant about putting freshman on the field. And while the rebuilding project has proven to be more than a one year fix, the first year players that saw the field last season offered plenty of reason for optimism going forward.
Five Orange men made the Rivals.com All-Big East Freshman team last season, more than any other school. This year, a new batch of rookies will have the opportunity to earn playing time and thanks to a lack of depth and some unproven talent occupying a number of different starting spots, 2010’s incoming class could have an even greater impact than the 2009 class.
With that said, here’s a list of five freshmen who could have a major impact on the Syracuse Orange's bowl hopes in 2010.