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In-State Interest: Buffalo RB Qadree Ollison Looking Hard at Syracuse

Can the Orange land another big piece of the offensive puzzle?

Syracuse has offered Qadree Ollison from Buffalo, and the running back has high interest in suiting up for the Orange as well. He’s a Canisius High School Class of ’14, and also has high interest in Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, and Wisconsin.

He has received offers from all schools. He also has interest in Boston College, Buffalo, Cincinnati, UConn, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio State, Temple and West Virginia. All schools have made offers, except for Nebraska, Ohio State and West Virginia, according to Rivals.

He also has interest in Michigan and Notre Dame, but neither school has made an offer to the 6’1” 225 lb. running back.

Ollison is a three-star recruit according to ESPN’s Recruiting Nation. Ollison is a tough nosed running back who doesn’t look for the sidelines. He’s not afraid to run up the middle and through the defenders. He has quick feet and a great first step. He’s tough to bring down for defenders who go low. When he breaks into the open field he has terrific open field speed.

He is the fifth ranked running back in New York, according to Rivals.  Last season he had an eye-popping 26 rushing touchdowns and ran for 1,865 yards at Canisius High.

Syracuse already has a commitment from Naesean Howard of West Genessee High School in Camillus but is always looking for more depth in the backfield. The offensive weapons Syracuse is stacking is impressive. Howard, quarterback A.J. Long, and an outside target in KJ Williams, the wide receiver from Bethlehem, Pa, are all committed (although Williams is a soft verbal). Could Ollison be the second running back to commit from the Class of 2014? Ollison could be another huge addition to that crew.

 Posted: Austin Pollack




5 Comments on this Post

  1. 44forever

    We need this young man!!! He will be a great addition for the Orange!!

  2. Mademan

    And you might get that young man. I think RU is going hard after Jon Hilliman. I think Ish Witter falls in SU’s lap because I don’t think RU takes his commitment. Ollison is going to come down to SU and PSU. Good luck.

  3. Russell MacEachern

    @Mademan,I heard the same thing and Curtis Samuels has it down to OSU and RU with 247sports crystal ball having 4 guys change predictions from OSU to RU?Us,Pitt or Wisconsin should grab QA…Ron,I hope we can grab this kid (QO)?Yes I also had problems signing into Fizz all Friday and today?

  4. “Ollison is a tough nosed running back who doesn’t look for the sidelines.”

    …I believe you mean HARDNOSED, sir.

  5. Mademan

    Samuel’s mom and sister want to come to games so common sense comes into play. Why play for The Ohio Meyers when you can play for RU who is close to home and plays in the B1G. Ish Witter picks SU because Hilliman is a priority. St. Peter’s Prep in jersey city has 2 program changing studs in the 2015 class and RU has to get them. I think Ollison ends up at PSU. They have no RBs and they have PT for him.

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