The time has finally arrived for Trejo

Golden West College (CA) transfer, Trevon Trejo, will look to be a bright spot for the Orange on defense which has undergone some transitions entering this season. Find out what the defensive lineman is saying and what he has been displaying already in camp inside.

It has been somewhat of a blur for defensive lineman and Golden West College (CA) transfer, Trevon Trejo.

Unlike fellow Syracuse teammate and JUCO transfer, Michael Lasker, who came to campus on June 28, Trejo has been on campus for only one full week and knows that every minute on the field and in the film room is crucial to his time developing as a player and making an immediate impact for the Orange.

"I'm pumped to be here," Trejo said. "It's been a lot of paperwork -- a lot of paperwork -- but other than that, I'm just getting in my playbook and studying real hard."

Trejo's delay to Syracuse was due in part to a final grade posting by one of his teachers at Golden West. The grade itself was the only thing standing between Trejo and a flight to the East Coast.

CuseNation.com projects Trejo and Tyler Marona, another junior college transfer, to be in the rotation at the defensive end position and challenge Robert Welsh and Micah Robinson. Trejo is described as being more polished than Marona with a "very solid technique and strong footwork."

His showing on the field, thus far, during camp has left CuseNation.com publisher and recruiting analyst, Mike McAllister, impressed, stating that Trejo "could surprise some people."

"Trevon Trejo earned some praise on stunts, curling to the inside with quickness," McAllister stated in the Fall Camp Notebook. "Coach Daoust praised him during that drill."

In two years at Golden West, Trejo recorded 36 total tackles, including 18 solo tackles.

Trejo has already grown accustomed to the Syracuse coaching staff's style and expectation, too.

"The coaching staff here reminds me of the coaching staff I had at [Golden West] and in high school," Trejo said. "Personality wise, they are strict, they will tell you their straight forward opinion on how you're doing and what you need to be doing."

With just 24 days looming until the team's kickoff against Penn State, Trejo, considered an unknown gem to many Syracuse fans, has one simple message:

"Just expect the best out of me," he said. "I'm going to bring my all."

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