Jake Pickard choosing between Syracuse, five other schools on Thursday — Cuse Clicks

Shafer had plenty to be happy about on Saturday

Jake Pickard, the No. 26 recruit in the NJ.com Top 50 and the top tight end prospect in New Jersey’s recruiting class of 2015, will make his collegiate announcement Thursday, choosing between Wisconsin, Virginia, Oregon, Syracuse, Purdue and Nebraska. The 6-5, 234-pound Millburn (N.J.) standout, who has an 82-inch wing span, played offensive and defensive tackle in 2013, but projects to the tight end and defensive end positions at the collegiate level.

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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.