Recruiting Roundup: John Gillon names Syracuse to top 3, will visit

Cooney was all smiles against Notre Dame

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of Pearl Washington, who gathered to celebrate his life on Thursday. On to today’s recruiting links…

Colorado State graduate transfer guard John Gillon has narrowed his list to three, he posted on Twitter. The three schools are Syracuse, Texas A&M and Oklahoma. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reports that he will take a visit to Syracuse this weekend.’s Allen Trieu caught up with Gurnee (Ill.) Warren wide receiver Micah Jones, who just recently picked up an offer from Syracuse. “I will try to set up a time to visit,” Jones said. Other schools to offer include Illinois, Iowa, Iowa State, Northwestern and Vanderbilt.

» Related: Spike Albrecht to visit Syracuse after Grant Mullins commits to Cal

Syracuse extended an offer to Philadelphia (PA) native Darryle Simmons, he tweeted on Thursday. The 2018 WR holds offers from Maryland, Penn State and Rutgers, among others.

2017 Georgia wide receiver Chad Terrell tweeted on Thursday that he had a Syracuse offer. Georgia Tech, Illinois and Vanderbilt are among the schools to have previously offered.

That’s all for today. Have a great weekend, everyone!

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