Scout.com released its updated 2014 rankings today, and Syracuse commits were impacted. It was mostly good news for the Orange's haul.
Naesean Howard: The local running back remained a three star prospect, but fell to the 93rd player at his position.
A.J. Long: While Long did not get a boost in stars, he did get a bump to the 104th ranked quarterback in 2014.
Zaire Franklin: The Keystone State linebacker remained a three star prospect.
Colton Moskal: Previously unranked, Moskal cracked the top 60 at his position falling in at number 57 on the list of 2014 middle linebackers.
Rodney Williams: Also previously unranked, Williams was bumped from a two star to a three star prospect. He is now ranked the 104th best safety prospect in 2014 after an impressive camp circuit over the summer.
Parris Bennett: Similar to Franklin, Bennett remained steady as a three star outside linebacker.
Jason Cabinda: The biggest jump in Syracuse's class was from Cabinda. From an unranked two star prospect, the outside linebacker picked up a third star and fell in at 43rd on his positional list.
K.J. Williams: The four star receiver remained just that, but fell from 39th at his position to 50th.
Lamar Dawson: While staying a three star prospect, Dawson was bumped up to the 58th best cornerback in 2014.
Overall, Syracuse's class has one four-star, seven three-stars, and two two-star prospects.