Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse pursuing Joshua Fedd-Jackson, Javonte Richardson

Syracuse's offense struggled last season

Best of luck to the men’s basketball team today in their NCAA matchup. On to today’s recruiting links…’s Brian Dohn caught up with 2017 Montvale (NJ) St. Joseph offensive lineman Joshua Fedd-Jackson. He says that as of right now, North Carolina, Rutgers and Michigan are leading for his services, but he is also considering Pittsburgh and Syracuse.

Four-star Maple Heights (OH) athlete Javonte Richardson added an offer from Syracuse in January, and now’s Scott Brown reports that Richardson is “intrigued” by the Orange. His other offers include Kentucky, Bowling Green, Michigan and Toledo.

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Chicago (Ill.) Marist linebacker Micah Awodiran is starting to plan his East Coast trips, writes’s Allen Trieu. Adodiran is planning BC and Yale trips, while also holding an offer from Syracuse, among others. The 2017 prospect is rated three stars by Scout.’s Todderick Hunt profiles several recruits Rutgers is pursuing in the 2017 cycle, and one of them is Camden’s (NJ) Edwin Lopez. The athlete also holds offers from Syracuse and NC State, and is being recruited by Rutgers assistant coaches Aaron Henry and Jafar Williams.

Matt Moyer was named Gatorade’s Player of the Year in Connecticut on Thursday, and celebrated by spending the day in a car, writes’s Donna Ditota. He made the trip to St. Louis to watch Syracuse play Dayton in the NCAA Tournament’s second round tipping off at noon today. “As soon as we got news that this was in St. Louis,” Matthew said, “my mom suggested we make the trip and I was like, ‘Let’s do it.'”

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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