Taj Mustapha (The Detroit News)

Michigan wide receiver planning Syracuse visit

West Bloomfield (Mich.) wide receiver Taj Mustapha has eight offers and is still deciding where he may fit best.

West Bloomfield's Taj Mustapha now holds eight scholarship offers with many other programs showing interest.

Mustapha (6-0, 185 pounds) had 47 receptions for 879 yards and nine touchdowns and his coaches say he is just scratching the surface. SyracuseBuffaloBall StateBowling GreenMiami (OH)Eastern MichiganToledo and Western Michigan have offered and as of now, he claims no favorites.

"I’m thankful for all the offers and every university, program and coach is a favorite at this point in my recruitment process."

He has gotten to visit many programs including several of those who have offered.

"I’ve visited Toledo, Eastern, Western, Buffalo, Miami of Ohio, Central, Indiana, Purdue and Michigan State. I will be visiting in the near future BGSU, Ball State, Temple and Syracuse for their spring scrimmage."

Of the schools who have not offered, he says Iowa StateCentral MichiganIndianaTempleMinnesotaFlorida Atlantic and Michigan State are showing the most interest.

Syracuse is currently his lone power-five offer and he has built a familiarity with many aspects of the program.

"I like the relationship, degrees offered and Twitter fans are awesome and supportive. I'm looking forward to getting on campus to meet all the coaches and view the facilities.  Coach Reynolds and McCloud have been great. I can't wait to meet Coach Babers in-person."


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