Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse offers Stefon Thompson, Caleb Burton

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Congratulations to the women’s lacrosse team for their win over Georgetown in the NCAA Tournament! On to today’s recruiting links…

Stevie Johnson from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle recently caught up with 2020 tight end Steven Mahar Jr. from Rochester (NY). The Aquinas Institute recently picked up an offer from Syracuse in May, but seemed frustrated that the Orange was late to his recruitment. “At this point I’m considering all of my offers equally, but it impacts a little bit that they were behind some other schools,” he said.

2020 athlete (LB/RB) Stefon Thompson from Charlotte (NC) picked up an offer from Syracuse, he tweeted on Saturday. He’s got a three-star rating from 247 Sports, and holds offers from Colorado State, Liberty and Wisconsin, among others. Syracuse is his first ACC offer.

Desmond Daniels, 2020 linebacker from Fairburn (Ga.) tweeted on Friday evening that he received an offer from Syracuse. UAB, Akron, Illinois and Eastern Kentucky are some of the other schools who have extended offers.

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Syracuse also extended an offer to 2022 wide receiver Caleb Burton on Thursday, he tweeted. Though he’s just a freshman, he already has an offer from Arizona State. His father, Charles Burton, played at Syracuse in the late 1990s. Check out the Del Valle (TX) product’s HUDL highlights.

On that same day, Syracuse also offered 2020 wide receiver Kaleb Fauria, he wrote on Twitter. Rated three stars by 247 Sports, he’s a Bishop Feehan (Mass.) native, and his primary recruiter is defensive coordinator Brian Ward. He also holds offers from Boston College, Colorado, Ole’ Miss, Pitt and Iowa, among others.

Another offer on Thursday was given to George Sell, a 2020 Ohio offensive lineman, he tweeted. He has a three-star rating from 247 Sports, and has also has an offer sheet that includes Cincinnati, Duke, Indiana and Louisville.

That’s all for today from the Syracuse recruiting world. Have a great start to your week!

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