Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse among schools ‘working hard’ for Naz Reid

There’s arguably as much talent, albeit some still unproven, on Jim Boeheim’s 41st edition as any he’s had in recent seasons

Congratulations to Marvin Harrison for earning the Gold Jacket! On to today’s recruiting links…’s very own, Adam Zagoria, reports that 2018 forward Louis King is hearing most from Seton Hall and Indiana right now. He also holds offers from Syracuse, UConn, Seton Hall and Rutgers, among others.

Zagoria also reports that 2018 big man Naz Reid will be playing in the Big Strick Classic at Gauchos Gym this weekend. Reid said that Cal, Kentucky, Syracuse, Seton Hall, Kansas and UConn among those “working hard” for his services.’s Corey Bender writes that former Syracuse target Juwan Burgess picked USC because it felt like home to him. The Plant (Fla.) product is a former teammate of current SU quarterback Rex Culpepper and is rated a four-star prospect at the WR/DB position.

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2017 wide receiver Jaylen Harris was offered by Syracuse back in December, but when he recently named his top five schools, the Orange was not included. His finalists via Twitter include Alabama, Tennessee, Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan State.

Syracuse quarterback commit Tommy DeVito, once considered a two-star prospect by some high school recruiting services, is now seeing his star rise writes’s Stephen Bailey. ESPN has named him as one of the top 300 prospects in the class of 2017, and he has also earned a four-star rating according to 247 Sports.’s Mike McAllister says that top 300 recruit Charles Reeves will be taking a visit to Syracuse on the weekend of Aug. 13. On Thursday afternoon, the 2017 tight end tweeted a poll listing his final schools: Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Nebraska and Penn State.

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