Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 11/20/12
247 Sports/Rivals Less than three months until National Signing Day 2013, and Syracuse hasn’t picked up a commitment since July. News will start to heat up now that high school seasons are coming to a close, so The Fizz has compiled the top 5 available recruits for SU. It features a lot of size and athleticism, popular traits of Doug Marrone’s targets. The Orange is playing its best football of the season at an opportune time, but there are plenty of needs to fill on the roster. Here’s our top 5 Class of 2013: 5. DT Rakim Peters    3-star             6’3”, 230 lbs             Winder, GA (Apalachee HS) The Georgia D-Lineman has spent his senior year focused on a state championship. Peters told The Fizz over the summer he wouldn’t focus on the recruiting noise until after the season because of how dedicated he was to the task at hand. Although the Wildcats finished 5-5, Rakim still had a splendid season. He’s a superb pass rusher and his top schools include Syracuse, Clemson, Missouri, Kentucky
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