Syracuse loses prized running back commit Augustus Edwards

first_imgAugustus Edwards, one of Syracuse’s most prized recruits, decommited Thursday night, Scout.com reported.The 6-foot-1, 210-pound running back from Tottenville High School in Staten Island, N.Y., originally committed in July, but began reconsidering when former SU head coach Doug Marrone and much of his staff left for the Buffalo Bills. Edwards will now choose between Florida State and Miami (Fla.).Syracuse now likely moves its focus to Laray Smith, a running back from Brooklyn. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound back is ranked as the No. 2 running back in the state behind Edwards. He will choose between the Orange, Indiana and Connecticut. He’s visiting the Hoosiers this weekend. Comments Published on February 1, 2013 at 1:24 pm Contact David: dbwilson@syr.edu | @DBWilson2 Related Stories Former commit Edwards no longer considering Syracuse, according to report Tottenville running back Edwards commits to Syracusecenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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