Recruiting Roundup: Nico Bolden, Dalton Keene pick up Syracuse offers

Ryan Nassib will start his pro career

Good luck to Jamie Dixon, who is taking his talents from Pitt to TCU. I think that sound is a sigh of relief from Orange Nation. On to today’s recruiting links…

2017 Indiana tight end Peyton Hendershot is off the board. He tweeted on Monday evening that he committed to Ball State. He was considering offers from Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Miami (OH), and also had a Power 5 offer from the Orange.

2017 Rochester (NY) wide receiver CJ Turner tells’s Scott Brown that Syracuse’s coaching staff reached out to him on Monday. Turner holds an offer from Old Dominion, and has previously attended Syracuse camp.

Minnesota linebacker Nico Bolden tweeted on Monday evening that he had received an offer from Syracuse. Rated two stars by Scout, Eastern Michigan, Illinois State and Wyoming, among others. SU is his first Power 5 offer.

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2017 Littleton (CO) Chatfield athlete Dalton Keene picked up an offer over the weekend from Syracuse, reports’s Nate Clouse. He also holds offers from Iowa State, Colorado State and Nebraska, among others, and is rated three stars.

North Carolina quarterback prospect Hendon Hooker released a top six on Twitter, and Syracuse was not included on the list. His final schools include Mizzou, NC State, Virginia tech, Pitt, Notre Dame and North Carolina A&T.

Similarly, Massachusetts running back AJ Dillon, once a coveted prospect by the Scott Shafer coaching staff, released a top 5, and Syracuse was not on that list. The schools Dillon has narrowed his list to includes Notre Dame, Michigan, Virginia, Wisconsin and Florida State.

That’s all for today. Enjoy your Tuesdays!

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