Recruiting Roundup: Bryce Bailey, Brian Edwards visit Syracuse

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I wanted to start today by wishing a very happy birthday to Syracuse legend Leo Rautins! And now we move to today’s recruiting links…

Latavious Brini, a four-star defensive back prospect from Hialeah Gardens (Fla.) said he’s interested in Syracuse and wants to visit this summer, reports’s Mike McAllister. Brini holds offers from Alabama, Auburn, FSU, LSU and Miami, among others, and was in Tallahassee on Tuesday, according to his Twitter feed.

Oxon Hill (Md.) Potomac athlete Tayon Fleet-Davis says Syracuse is among the schools speaking to him the most, writes’s Brian Dohn. The other schools Fleet-Davis mentioned were Iowa, Maryland and NC State. The coaching staff at SU has told him that he is their “No. 1 guy they have on their list running back-wise.”

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2017 four-star defensive back Brian Edwards was on the Syracuse campus on Tuesday, and tweeted that his visit was “fun” and “awesome.” Miami, North Carolina and Louisville are other schools competing for his services.

2017 Indiana offensive lineman Bryce Bailey was also visiting Syracuse on Tuesday, he tweeted. His offer list includes Illinois, Purdue and Iowa State. He also described his visit as “awesome.”

Syracuse will visit 2016 big man Cheickna Dembele on Wednesday, reports’s Ben Sigel. Iowa State assistant coach William Small will visit him too, according to’s Alex Halsted. He currently holds offers from Missoui, NC State and Iowa State.

In closing, Boys & Girls High School will honor Dwayne “Pearl” Washington on April 9. Check out this tweet for more information. Have a great Wednesday.

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