National signing day was going to be largely drama-free for Syracuse. There were a couple pieces of business to attend to, however. Chicago (Ill.) Simeon offensive tackle Denzel Ward was one of those.
On Wednesday, chose Syracuse during an announcement on CampusInsiders.com The three-star player gives Syracuse the offensive tackle they coveted as part of their 2014 class.
Ward is the 79th rated prospect at his position.