Recruiting Roundup: Keirston Johnson decommits from Syracuse

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Congratulations to the men’s soccer team, which opened the 2016 season ranked No. 6 in the coaches poll! On to today’s recruiting links…

Florida linebacker Keirston Johnson announced his decommitment from Syracuse on Wednesday via Twitter. Johnson originally announced his commitment in early July, and is rated a three-star prospect by 247 Sports. He also holds offers from Maryland, Memphis and USF, among others.’s very own, Adam Zagoria, reports that former Syracuse commit Moustapha Diagne is committed to Western Kentucky. Diagne played at Division II Northwest Florida State last season, where he averaged 10.2 points and 7.3 rebounds. He will need to sit out a season while he regains eligibility.

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Ohio tight end Charles Reeves will be taking a visit to Syracuse next week, he tweeted. Syracuse, Kentucky, Alabama and Maryland are among the schools to have extended offers. The 2017 star holds a ranking of three stars from 247 Sports.

2016 JUCO cornerback Michael Moore will be arriving in Syracuse on Thursday, reports’s Mike McAllister. Moore committed to the Orange back in March, and played his JUCO ball at Palomar College.

Syracuse extended a verbal offer to 2017 defensive lineman Marcus Bowman back in February. The Orange made an official offer earlier in the week, which Bowman put on Twitter. Among the other schools pursuing him include NC State, Maryland and Iowa.

That’s all for today! See you Friday.

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