Why was Hearns' name not one of the 21?

Adam Hearns, a Landsdale (Pa.) North Penn quarterback, signed a letter of intent with the Orange yesterday, although his name was not among the 21 LOIs released by the school.
February 3, 2005

Hearns still coming to Syracuse

The coaching changes at Syracuse University have not affected quarterback Adam Hearns' commitment, said North Penn head coach Dick Beck.
January 25, 2005