Tottenville receiver Cornelius gives verbal agreement to play for Syracuse University - SILive.com
"Syracuse has been looking at me since they first saw a highlight film (of me) and they've been showing me the most interest and love," said the 17-year-old Cornelius, who's not certain when he'll officially sign his national letter of intent. "They told me straight up they're taking one wide receiver (from this recruiting class) and it's going to be me. That was important to me.
NY ATH leaning toward Syracuse - ESPN
Athlete Devante McFarlane (Dix Hills, N.Y./Half Hollow Hills West) said he plans to make his college commitment sometime in July. He has offers from Syracuse, Vanderbilt, Kent State and Buffalo, but expects to have more schools from which to choose.
One Georgia high school has 10 football players committed to D1 schools | AJC College Sports Recruiting
RB TJ Moon (5-10, 215) has Boston College, Syracuse, Mississippi State and Illinois as his leaders.
Tackling good grades | Philadelphia Daily News | 06/14/2011
Odom is the director of the "Legends of the Pub" Football Camp, which will hold its first annual event on Friday and Saturday. He said he expects NFL players from Philly, including Jameel McClain (Ravens, George Washington High)...and Curtis Brinkley (Chargers, West Catholic) to be featured at a free football camp for high school players entering their junior and senior years.
Hiring of Benny White completes Rob Murphy's staff at Eastern Michigan
Benny White, an executive assistant to Detroit mayor Dave Bing, has joined the Eastern Michigan University men's basketball coaching staff. White, who played at Michigan State, coached Detroit Martin Luther King High School from 1995 to 2010. He also has extensive college coaching experience and worked as a scout for the Detroit Pistons.
MyBayCity.com - What's the Matter with Eric Devendorf?
Syracuse blogger Troy Nunes commented: "If he does win a title, he won't be the first member of this trio to win a title. We all know Eric Devendorf is practically royalty in New Zealand. Apparently that doesn't mean much in Turkey, where Devo can't even get off the bench for his new squad."
Lincoln's Whitehead left off USA's 16U National Team, but remains in program - NYPOST.com
"It made me feel upset, but not that upset," said Whitehead, who has already picked up scholarship offers from North Carolina, St. John’s, USC, Pittsburgh and Syracuse. "I can still make the team in October."
On curses born and curses broken - Card Chronicle
The jersey was there for Steve Johnson getting loose. It saw Larry Taylor clearly signal for a fair catch. It watched Syracuse pull the biggest upset in the history of college football in terms of point spread. It was a first-hand witness to Pat White's absolute dominance.
It's not often we get to see Ridiculously-Good-Looking Charley Leob in action. This video quenches our thirst:
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