"Arthur committed to Syracuse this morning. He just liked the way Coach Pasqualoni and Coach Walker treated him like family. They recruited him the hardest from day one and that really impressed him. It's also close to home and he is real close to his family so that was another big factor." Jones committed to Syracuse over offers from Wisconsin, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, and Connecticut.
Ohio State was also showing strong interest in Jones
according Mr. Brunetti. Now the next step for Jones
according to Mr. Brunetti is getting him qualified to
play for Syracuse in 2005. "Arthur did well in summer
school and were going to do everything possible to
make sure he will be eligible when he gets to
Syracuse. I am confident that will happen."
will play defensive tackle at Syracuse. Getting a
commitment from Arthur Jones is a major coup for the
Orange. Coach Pasqualoni has pledged to do a better
job in keeping New York's best football players home
and so far has delivered. Syracuse already has
commitments from three of New York State's top ten
Arthur Jones is a 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive
lineman that made first team all-state and first-team
All-Binghamton Metro Area in 2003. He was the
runner-up in the New York State Wrestling tournament
at 275 pounds in 2004 after winning the state title at
275 in 2003. Jones is widely considered to be one of
the top ten football players in New York State in
Syracuse gets verbal from Jones
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