Recruiting Roundup: Ethan Thompson talking to Syracuse about visit


Syracuse will remember legend Pearl Washington at the Georgetown game this year. On to today’s recruiting links…

Oregon Live’s Andrew Nemec writes that Ethan Thompson has named Oregon State his leader and will visit in September. Other schools he’s considering include Cal, Oregon State, Syracuse, USC and Utah. “I have no other trips planned, but I’m talking to Syracuse and Stanford about setting up visits,” he said.

2018 wide receiver Jeremy Ruckert (NY) announced his top 13 via Twitter on Thursday. Among the schools included Auburn, Alabama, Penn State and Michigan, but no Orange. Syracuse had extended an offer to him in April.

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2017 Ohio linebacker Naz Battee-Diggs tells’s Bill Greene that he is receiving interest from Syracuse and is hoping for an offer. Other schools that are showing interest at this point include Kentucky, Purdue and Michigan.

2018 big man Naz Reid visited Rutgers on Thursday, reports’s very own, Adam Zagoria. He is the No. 4 overall player in his class according to ESPN, and holds many high-major offers, including Syracuse.

Four-star wing Louis King has added recent ofers from Indiana, UCONN and Rutgers, writes’s Brian Snow. The 2018 recruit already holds offers from St. John’s, Syracuse, and Seton Hall.

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