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Syracuse football recruiting: Track the class of 2018

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On Feb. 1, 2017, Babers welcomed 24 new members in his first recruiting class. Now, he's working on building his second.

Even with National Signing Day still months away, it’s not too early to take a look at head coach Dino Babers’ 2018 class. Included are each of the players’ star rankings, notable offers and commitment dates according to’s composite rankings and Syracuse’s Class of 2018 kicked off a week after National Signing Day, when tight end Gabe Horan committed. On April 18, Babers landed his first four-star recruit in the class: center Tyrone Sampson Jr. In September, Babers will begin his second season at SU.


Qadir WhiteOL, 6-7 / 334
Notable offers: Auburn, Maryland, Miami, Georgia, Penn State
Cardinal Hayes (New York) High School
Commitment Date: 8/24/17

Cameron Jonas, S, 6-1 / 187
Notable offers: Florida State, Miami, Auburn, UCLA
Dwyer (Florida) High School
Commitment Date: 8/21/17

Edward HendrixWR, 6-3 / 185
Notable offers: Louisville, Clemson, Virginia Tech, Michigan State
Woodson (Washington D.C.) High School
Commitment Date: 8/16/17

Hassan HallRB, 5-11 / 190
Notable offers: Georgia Tech, Louisville
Maynard Jackson (Georgia) High School
Commitment Date: 8/5/17

Cory Smigel, K, 5-8 / 145
No ranking available
Notable offers: None
North Royalton (Ohio) High School
Commitment Date: 6/23/17

Taj HarrisWR, 6-2 / 175
Notable offers: Maryland, North Carolina State, Temple, Rutgers
Palmyra (New Jersey) High School
Commitment Date: 6/24/17

Willem Froumy, OL, 6-6 / 290
No ranking available
Notable offers: Massachussetts
Exeter (New Hampshire) High School
Commitment Date: 6/20/17

Aaron Bolinsky*
No ranking available
Notable offers: None
Blue Mountain (Pennsylvania) High School
Commitment Date: 6/18/17

Anthony Queeley, WR, 6-2 / 195
Notable offers: Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina State
Lake Nona (Florida) High School
Commitment date: 6/18/17

Jawhar Jordan Jr., RB, 5-10 / 160
Notable offers: Arizona, Iowa State, Oklahoma State
Hamilton (Arizona) High School
Commitment date: 5/24/17

Akeem Dixon, RB, 6-0 / 210
Notable offers: Louisville, Bowling Green
Vero Beach (Florida) High School
Commitment date: 5/17/17

Juan Wallace, LB, 6-2 / 215
Notable offers: West Virginia, Iowa State, Maryland
Woodson (Washington D.C.) High School
Commitment date: 5/4/17

Ja’Qurius Smith, LB, 6-3 / 194
Notable offers: Bowling Green, East Carolina, Purdue
Lakeland (Florida) High School
Commitment date: 5/2/17

Cooper Lutz, WR, 6-0 / 194
Not rated by major services
Notable offers: Army, Columbia, Navy
Berks Catholic (Pennsylvania) High School
Commitment Date: 4/20/17

Tyrone Sampson, Jr., OL, 6-3 / 304
Notable attention: Michigan, Michigan State, Louisville
Detroit East English Village (Michigan) High School
Commitment Date: 4/18/17

Trill Williams, ATH, 6-2 / 180
Notable offers: Boston College, Buffalo, Maine
Archbishop Stepinac (New York) High School
Commitment Date: 3/27/17

Gabe Horan, TE, 6-6 / 260
Notable offers: Boston College, Buffalo
Baker (New York) High School
Commitment Date: 2/9/17


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