Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse in final seven for four-star ATH CJ Holmes

A 3-1 start and eyeing a bowl game provides optimism that the atmosphere will remain festive at the Dome the rest of the season

Congratulations to the Syracuse track and field team, which earned three All-American spots over the weekend! On to today’s recruiting links…

Four-star athlete CJ Holmes has narrowed his list to seven schools, he tweeted over the weekend. Syracuse has made the cut, along with Notre Dame, Penn State, Tennessee, Michigan, Alabama and UCLA. The Cheshire (Conn.) Academy prospect is rated four stars by 247 sports, and is the No. 18 overall athlete in the class of 2017.

2018 Lindenhurt (NY) tight end Jeremy Ruckert took a visit to Syracuse this weekend, he tweeted. He holds an impressive list of offers, including Alabama, Florida, Florida State and Nebraska, among others.

247 Sports’ Alex Gleitman reports that 2018 wide receiver Sean Ryan received an offer from Syracuse over the weekend. The Brooklyn (NY) native also holds offers from Bowling Green, Maryland and Rutgers, among others.

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River Rouge (Mich.) QB Jairus Grissom chatted with MLive’s Eric Woodyard recently at the Sound Mind Sound Body camp. He holds a slew of offers, including Purdue, North Carolina State, Syracuse and Rutgers.

Check out highlights of 2017 basketball recruit Quade Green from the Pangos All-American camp via Rivals. Syracuse is among the schools after Green, who is now ranked the No. 25 recruit in his class.’s Corey Bender writes that 2017 defensive lineman Jordan Wright will be visiting Syracuse on the weekend of June 18. The Florida prospect has also locked in visits with Florida State and USC.

Have a great start to your week, everyone!

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