Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse offers 2018 stars Judson Tallandier, John Morgan

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Carmelo Anthony’s Knicks may be out of the playoffs, but that hasn’t tempered his excitement over Syracuse! On to today’s recruiting links…

Judson Tallandier, a 2018 defensive back from DeMatha (Md.), picked up an offer from Syracuse over the weekend, he tweeted. It is the first offer that he’s received.

His teammate, linebacker/tight end John Morgan also received his first offer from Syracuse, he tweeted. Check out his HUDL highlights here.

Syracuse lost out on 2017 Ohio wide receiver Javonte Richardson, who announced his commitment to Kentucky on Saturday via Twitter. Rated four stars by 247 sports, he held offers from Michigan, Illinois, Purdue and Toledo, among others.

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Toms River (NJ) athlete Bryce Watts tweeted that he committed to Rutgers over the weekend. Watts had received an offer from the Orange earlier in March, and, ccording to 247 Sports, he also held offers from Iowa and Missouri, among others.

2017 four-star defensive back Brian Edwards visited Syracuse earlier in the month, and the visit clearly made an impact on him. He announced his Top Five on Twitter over the weekend, and SU is joined by UNC, Louisville, Kentucky and Miami.

2016 Syracuse commit Tyus Battle was named the Home News Tribune Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Battle led St. Joseph with 19.1 points per game as his team won the GMC Red Division title.

Have a great start to your week, everyone!

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