Syracuse picks up another late commitment for the Class of ’13 as WR Sean Avant chooses the Orange over the weekend. Multiple reports say the Miramar, FL native selected SU over offers from Wake Forest and West Virginia, among others. Avant hails from the same hometown as Keon Lyn, and joins Corey Cooper and Corey Winfield as the incoming wide receiving corps.
The scouting report on Avant is very good hands, but needs to improve his game speed and separation. It seems likely George McDonald’s handprints are all over this addition. G-Mac has long beaten the bushes of Florida, and was at the U last year, just a half hour drive from Miramar. You have to imagine he’s very good at selling his own offense to playmakers like Avant.
SU loses its top two receivers in Alec Lemon and Marcus Sales to graduation, meaning the influx of pass-catchers will help. Jarrod West turned heads in the Spring Game and is competing for the top spot on the depth chart. There is also Arkansas transf...