Recruiting Roundup: JUCO defensive back Michael Moore commits to Syracuse

Never leave a game early!

Congratulations (again) to the women’s basketball team for climbing to its highest ranking in program history, at No. 17. On to today’s recruiting links…

Syracuse landed Palomar College (CA) defensive back Michael Moore,’s Mike McAllister reported on Tuesday afternoon. The JUCO transfer will have three years of eligibility for the Orange. “Most thought he needed a second year at Palomar in order to become academically eligible. That turned out not to be the case,” McAllister writes.

2017 wide receiver Hezekiah Grimsley tweeted on Tuesday that he had received an offer from Syracuse. The Lafeyette (Va.) prospect also holds offers from Maryland, Iowa State and Virginia Tech, among others.

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Cedar Creek (NJ) wide receiver Bo Melton tweeted on Monday that he had received an offer from Syracuse. Rated three-stars by 247 Sports, he holds offers from Boston College, Kentucky, Michigan State and Ohio State, among others.

2017 three-star defensive end Jake Lichtenstein tweeted that he received an offer from the Orange on Monday. The Cypress Bay (Fla.) prospect’s offer list includes Kentucky, Louisville and West Virginia.’s Scott Eklund caught up with 2017 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M tight end Mike’Quan Dean, who now has five offers in hand. “I have offers from South Alabama, UAB, Nebraska, UCF and Syracuse,” Dean said. The Orange is the latest school to offer.

In closing, thanks to Jay Bilas for showing his support to Pearl Washington. See you all tomorrow.

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