Recruiting Roundup: 2018 running back Jawhar Jordan commits to Syracuse

Five Syracuse football players have been named to the Athlon Sports 2017 Preseason All-ACC Team, the most since SU joined the ACC. On to today’s recruiting links…

Arizona running back Jawhar Jordan announced his commitment to Syracuse on Wednesday evening via Twitter. Arizona, Hawaii Kansas and Missouri are among the schools that had pursued Jordan. He becomes SU’s second RB commit in the class of 2018, joining Akeem Dixon. “There’s no place like home,” Jordan said to’s Mike McAllister.

Kearis Jackson added an incredible 31st college offer, the latest coming from Syracuse on Wednesday. The offer, reported on his Twitter feed, came to the 2018 WR, who also holds offers from Alabama, Auburn, Michigan and Ohio State, among others. He is listed in the ESPN300.

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Speaking of ESPN300 wide receivers, the Orange also extended an offer to Jacob Copeland, he said on Twitter. The Escambia (Fla.) product holds offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Michigan, Miami and UNC, among others.

Kentfield (Calif.) Marin Catholic quarterback Spencer Petras tells’s Greg Biggins that he is planning on taking a visit to Syracuse. He has also taken visits to Cal and Oregon State, and plans on making a decision in the near future.

One day after offering 2020 Missouri quarterback Mekhi Hagens, Syracuse continued to hand out offers in that class, this time with lineman Anthony Baker from Cardinal Ritter (MO). The offer was reported via the Cardinal Ritter Twitter feed, and it is Baker’s first offer.

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

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