2024 OL Mareon Tisdale recaps ‘amazing’ Syracuse atmosphere after visit

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2024 Snyder (NJ) High offensive lineman Mareon Tisdale was on hand to watch Syracuse’s 24-9 win over NC State on Saturday, and left thinking that the atmosphere at the Dome was ‘amazing.’

Tisdale was part of a sellout crowd of 49,705 that saw the Orange take down a top 15 opponent. It was the first time a ranked Syracuse team had hosted a ranked opponent since 2001, and the first time since 1998 that the teams were inside the top 20.

“The atmosphere was amazing,” Tisdale said an interview with The Juice Online. “The game was good. Loved the energy of the crowd.”

Of course, Tisdale was particularly focused on the offensive line, and he was not disappointed. Quarterback Garrett Shrader and running back Sean Tucker combined for 179 yards on the ground, averaging 6.0 yards per carry.

“I was impressed with how the offensive line didn’t give up a single sack,” Tisdale said.

The Orange improved to 6-0 on the season, and they’re now ranked within the top 15 in the AP and Coaches Polls.

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“After watching the game,” Tisdale said, “(it) had me excited to see the next game.”

As for Tisdale’s recruitment, he said he would continue to remain in touch with the Syracuse coaching staff, who has been intrigued with his 6-foot-6, 290 pound frame, and his versatility as a swing tackle.

Said Tisdale: “The coaches said they would come down around spring to see how I’m doing.”

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Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also been a contributing writer for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), for SportsNet New York (SNY) as a news desk writer covering all of New York professional sports, and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005 with a degree in journalism. Contact him at wes[at]sujuiceonline.com.