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Monday Recruiting Round Up: Strickland Shines Again, Four NC Recruits Visit SU

Dontae Strickland continued his phenomenal senior year Friday night scoring a 50-yard rushing touchdown as well as an 80-yard kickoff return touchdown. South Brunswick (NJ) beat East Brunswick (NJ) 40-9 in the game. In just four games this season the running back has already rushed for 629 yards and scored ten touchdowns. Strickland averages over 200 all-purpose yards per game for South Brunswick.

Also in New Jersey, cornerback Daivon Ellison’s top-ranked Don Bosco team lost its first game of the season to Paramus Catholic (NJ) 21-14 on Saturday. Ellison and the rest of Bosco’s secondary was able to keep Catholic’s receiving corps quiet for three quarters but allowed the game winning 20-yard touchdown pass midway through the fourth.

Receiver West Lindor did not catch a touchdown pass for Affton (MO) this week but still managed to get into the end zone Friday night. In the third quarter of Affton’s 48-12 victory over Maplewood (MO), Lindor recovered a teammates’ fumble and ran it into the end zone making the score 48-6. Affton is now 4-0 on the year.

In Ohio, linebacker Troy Henderson Jr.’s St. Edward Prep shut out Canada Prep Academy (yes they’re from Canada) 42-0 Saturday. Henderson Jr.’s defense allowed just 129 total yards against the team from Ontario.

Two North Carolina 2016 running backs visited Syracuse this weekend. Moe Neal, a three-star recruit, and Robert Washington, a four-star recruit, visited campus together. Neal tweeted a picture of himself and Washington at the Dome saying that the pair looked, “fly in that Orange.” Both players have extensive offer sheets.

Two defensive backs also from North Carolina visited SU this weekend as well. 2017 cornerback Aapri Washington already has a scholarship offer from SU, but 2016 corner Will Eason does not.


Posted:  Connor Morrissette

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