Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse in final three for Taurean Thompson

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Charles Oakley. Shots fired! On to today’s recruiting links…

2017 defensive back Rell Coley from Virginia tweeted out his offer from Syracuse on Wednesday. He also holds offers from Maryland and Cincinnati.

2019 Florida wide receiver Montavious Brini tweeted on Tuesday evening that he had received an offer from Syracuse. He already holds offers from Illinois, Louisville and Mississippi State, among others.

2017 Florida wide receiver Jordan Pouncey has 30 collegiate offers, including his latest offers from Pitt and Syracuse. He tweeted out both offers on Wednesday, and he holds offers from Alabama, Duke and Georgia, among others.

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Another Florida prospect, 2018 wide receiver Cornelius McCoy tweeted on Wednesday that he picked up offers from Iowa State, Syracuse and Temple. Those are his first three collegiate offers.

247 Sports’ Jerry Meyer writes that 2016 big man Taurean Thompson has narrowed his list down to three schools. The finalists are Michigan State, Seton Hall and Syracuse. Thompson visited Syracuse over the weekend, with the Spartans recently offering.

Syracuse is also pursuing five-star center Omer Yurtseven, reports’s Ben Sigel. The 2016 prospect is also hearing from Arizona, Duke, Kentucky and Texas.

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