Under the radar wide receiver Cedric Byrd recaps Syracuse official

Narbonne High in California had three players visit Syracuse over the weekend. One of them was Cedric Byrd, who recapped his trip inside.

Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne wide receiver Cedric Byrd took an official visit to Syracuse over the weekend despite not having an offer. While he did not receive one during the trip, he still said the visit went very well. 

"I liked it a lot," Byrd said. "The environment, just reminded me a lot of home, except for the cold. Except for the snow."

This was Byrd's first time seeing snow in person. He said it was beautiful and that he and his teammates also visiting (DeVaughn Cooper and Sean Riley) threw snowballs at each other a few times. 

Byrd said he was hosted by defensive back Corey Winfield and linebacker Jonathan Thomas. Those two gave him a good feel for what it's like to be a football player at Syracuse. 

"I talked to a couple of the DBs," Byrd said. "Like Corey. Then my main host got stuck on a plane, so I met him the second day. His name was JT, he plays linebacker. I liked all of the players. They were cool.

"They told me it's a different environment. They really like the new coaching staff coming in."

Despite enjoying the visit and things seemingly going well, an offer was not extended by the Orange. Byrd said he hopes to get a final word on that soon. 

"They said they're interested a lot, but it's still up in the air," he said. "They said they'll let me know within the next week or so."

If an interest was extended, Syracuse would immediately become the favorite for his services. 

"My interest would be high," Byrd said. "Very high."

Next up for Byrd is a visit to either Montana State or Nevada this coming weekend. He will also be hoping for an offer from either of those schools during the trip. 

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