Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse offers Judge Culpepper; Evan Chadbourn visits

Ryan Nassib will start his pro career

Looks like Joe Lundardi isn’t winning too many fans in Syracuse these days. He doesn’t think SU has any shot at the NCAA Tournament… On to today’s recruiting links.

2017 athlete Evan Chadbourn from Altoona (PA) Bishop Guilfoyle took a visit to Syracuse this week, and liked what he saw, reports’s Scott Brown. “The visit was great. The coaches and facilities there were fantastic,” Chadbourn said. He holds seven offers, but none from P5 schools.’s John Garcia caught up with 2017 Lanett (Ala.) defensive lineman Travon Mathis, who recently picked up an offer from Syracuse. Mathis said he will be looking to take a visit to the Orange soon, while he also recently visited Alabama.

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Judge Culpepper, brother of Syracuse quarterback Rex, tweeted on Thursday that he had received an offer from Syracuse. The 2018 Florida tight end also holds offers from Kentucky and Tennessee.

2017 three-star defensive end Jake Lichtenstein tweeted that he now has an offer from Pitt roughly a week after the Orange offered him. The Cypress Bay (Fla.) prospect’s offer list includes Kentucky, Louisville and West Virginia.

2016 big man Taurean Thompson tells 247 Sports’ Andrew Slater that he’s likely to take a visit to Kansas. Currently, Thompson is also considering Syracuse, Seton Hall, Georgetown and Providence.

That’s all for this week! Have a great weekend.

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