"The visit was good. I really enjoyed myself and the campus. It was great," he told CuseNation.com.
Darnell noted the football facilities were incredible, and he was really impressed.
"Unfortunately, I didn't get a chance to go to the game. It was a five hour ride home so we tried to leave before hitting traffic," Darnell said via text message.
Nasir, a native of New Jersey, made the trip in one day, like most of the prospects on campus.
"I was able to talk with coach Reynolds. He said that they got a chance to watch my film. The staff thinks I have great size and knew how to play defense the right way."
Syracuse is recruiting Darnell as a defensive end.
"They seemed pretty interested, but I didn't receive an offer. Syracuse is in my top 5 behind Harvard, UPenn, Columbia and Princeton."
He noted he was unsure if he would return for camp.