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Monday Recruiting: Sherrod Commits, Moyer Visits and Jaret Patterson Discusses SU

All the info from a major recruiting weekend at SU.

A big recruiting weekend unfolded on the Hill over the last three days. SU locked down an important graduate transfer, Matthew Moyer visited campus and a large number of football recruits also made the trek to watch spring practice.

Gabe Sherrod

With the dismissal of defensive end Kenny Carter over the weekend, receiving a commitment from Delaware State graduate transfer Gabe Sherrod is huge for the Orange. Syracuse now has an experienced defensive lineman in the ranks, even if he isn’t able to begin practicing with SU until the summer.

Sherrod told the Fizz he’s excited about this opportunity.

“Everything is looking good right now. I know that I can dominate the ACC and the amount of playing time as well as a great education is awesome.”

Matthew Moyer Visits

Without having played a minute for SU yet, it’s clear that Matthew Moyer loves Syracuse. He told the Fizz last week that Jim Boeheim’s retirement and sanctions against Syracuse motivated him even more to go to SU.

While visiting for the NC State game, Moyer planned to do some recruiting of his own.

“We are really high on [Quade Green] as well as Hamidou [Diallo], I’m just starting to go after [Hamidou]…Myself and Tyus know the importance of getting those guys coming in 2017.”

Green was not able to make the trip, but at least Diallo still got the Moyer treatment.

“Let’s just say we’ve got a real good chance with [Hamidou].”

2017 Maryland running back Jaret Patterson Visits

Tight ends coach Reno Ferri wanted to make sure Patterson checked out the Orange even though he does not currently hold an offer.

Patterson visited with his brother, linebacker James Patterson and St. Vincent Pallotti high school teammate and receiver Camerson-Sullivan Brown.

Despite the lack of an offer, Patterson says the SU staff is still excited about him.

“My coach said the running backs coach really liked me and he said I had great film and also he wanted to see me in person so we could go from there.”

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Posted: Connor Morrissette

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