Syracuse recruiting 2017 New Jersey RB/LB Elijah Barnwell — Cuse Clicks

Syracuse needs a big crowd against Clemson

Elijah Barnwell is ranked No. 50 in the Feb. 7 edition of the Top 50. He is being recruited by multiple teams across the country including Boston College, Pitt, Penn State, Maryland, Syracuse, UConn, UMass and Old Dominion. Barnwell rushed for 1,221 yards – 7.1 yards per carry – and 11 TDs as a freshman. He also recorded 70 tackles from the defensive side of the football. He is the first-ever Piscataway freshman to run for over 1,000 yards, putting him on pace to compete for the school’s all-time rushing record.

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Wes has worked for covering the New York Knicks, as well as for 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]