Quick Take: Recent SU Offerees

Syracuse football lost a stable of targets to Michigan last weekend as the Wolverines hosted a Junior Day that landed a handful of new commits, but the Orange has continued in the process over the last week or so. The most recent offerees bring plenty to the table, so we took the liberty of taking a glimpse at the last five players targeted by the coaching staff.

Syracuse football recruiting remains focused both locally and in recent pipeline states like Georgia and Michigan, so we take a look at the last five players to report an offer from the Orange.

Four-Star DE Elijah Daniel - 6-foot-3, 230 lbs Avon HS (Avon, IN)

Additional Offers: Ohio State, Florida, Tennessee, Michigan, Michigan State and many more.

Quick Take: Daniel is an explosive athlete with an array of moves off the edge as a rusher. He needs to continue to fill out to play in a 4-3 system in college, but it seems to be a non-issue based on his growth from early January to last week. Daniel has a nose for making big plays and may be considered the best player in Indiana when the 2013 rankings are completed.

RB Laray Smith - 6-foot-1, 175 lbs Xaverian HS (Brooklyn, NY)

Additional Offers: Connecticut

Quick Take: Smith has the speed to breakaway from defenders in the open field and the shiftiness to make people miss. He doesn't showcase much power as a runner, but has the frame to add weight and strength. Smith's big-play ability will likely lead to more offers as the summer approaches.

WR Tyree Harris - 6-foot-1, 165 lbs Marietta HS (Marietta, GA)

Additional Offers: Mississippi State, Kentucky, Boston College

Quick Take: Harris is a complete receiver and he has room to get even better. He has good enough speed to beat his man over the top, but displays solid route-running skills in the process. Harris has good ball skills as well, so once he adds weight to his slender frame he may sky-rocket in the recruiting process. The WR also shows the ability to sustain a block on film, as well as the ability to help out as a punt and/or kick returner at the next level.

DE Ebenezer Ogundeko - 6-foot-2, 227 lbs Thomas Jefferson HS (Brooklyn, NY)

Additional Offers: North Carolina A&T

Quick Take: Ogundeko has sleeper speed off the edge and punishes quarterbacks upon arrival. He is a relentless pursuer of the ball and uses a decent swim move off the line as well as a spin-move that still needs some work. Ogunkedo should gain interest from local schools sooner than later, especially if he builds on an impressive junior campaign.

DT/OT Donovan Munger - 6-foot-3, 285 lbs Shaker Heights HS (Shaker Heights, OH)

Additional Offers: Auburn, Louisville, Penn State, West Virginia, Tennessee and others

Quick Take: Munger is a bigger-than-most two-way player who is dominant at times on either side of the ball. As a defender, he is an explosive short-span athlete that makes punishing blows to runners and throwers in his path. On offense, Munger is a drive-blocking extraordinaire who specializes in pancake blocks from his tackle position. His pass-blocking is not as polished, but that's normally the case for high-schoolers in comparison to run blocking. His offer list won't slow down any time soon…


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