Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse football offers Chase Young, Matt Dotson

As with the perennially successful basketball program, Orange football fans will only return in large numbers if the team regularly has high profile winning seasons

Interesting articles about Carmelo Anthony and his former teammate in the news cycle to start the week. On to today’s recruiting links…

Syracuse is the latest school to offer Dematha Catholic (Md.) defensive end Chase Young, he tweeted Sunday evening. Rated four-stars by, the 2017 prospect has offers from blue bloods Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State, LSU and Michigan, among many, many others.

Matt Dotson, a 2017 four-star tight end from Cincinnati (OH) tweeted that he received an offer from Syracuse. That adds to an impressive list of schools that includes Oregon, Arkansas, Michigan, Michigan State and Tennessee.

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Elite 2017 guard Hamidou Diallo was on hand over the weekend to watch Syracuse play NC State, writes’s Ben Sigel. He also spent a lot of time with Orange commit Matt Moyer. “I think Hamidou had a great time,” Moyer said.

2017 tight end Mason Baker will visit Syracuse in March, reports’s Scott Brown. Check out the Maryland prospect’s HUDL highlights here.

USA Today features the No. 3 overall player in the 2017 basketball class, Michael Porter Jr. The wing has one  of the best Euro-Steps in the game, writes Jason Jordan. Porter has no shortage of offers, which includes Syracuse.

That’s all for today. Enjoy your Tuesdays, everyone.

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