Syracuse football recruiting: 3-star Michael Clark becomes 4th offensive lineman in 2016 class

first_img Related Stories Syracuse football recruiting: Offensive tackle Sam Heckel becomes 11th member of Class of 2016Syracuse football recruiting: Dino Babers lands 1st commit, 2016 OL Airon ServaisLiam O’Sullivan discusses flip to Syracuse: ‘Coach Babers just seems like a winner’Syracuse football recruiting: 2016 OL Noel Brouse decommits due to ‘coaching changes’Syracuse football recruiting: 2016 OL Cam DeGeorge becomes 5th decommit since Dino Babers’ hiring AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe 6-foot-7, 277-pound Clark is ranked with three stars and as the 102nd best offensive tackle in the 2016 class by 247Sports.com’s composite rankings. Clark, who attends Downington East (Pennsylvania) High School, is the only current 2016 commit from Pennsylvania. He decommitted from Maryland, another school that had a coaching change, two weeks ago.Clark joins Sam Heckel, Airon Servais and Liam O’Sullivan as offensive linemen in SU’s 2016 recruiting class. Heckel is the only one of the four that committed before head coach Dino Babers’ hiring. Two offensive linemen, Cam DeGeorge and Noel Brouse, committed to Scott Shafer’s staff, but have since decommitted. The previous coaching staff only planned on taking three offensive lineman in this recruiting cycle.Syracuse’s 2016 class now consists of nine players who committed to Babers and six that committed to Shafer. There’s less than two weeks until National Signing Day on Feb. 3. Comments Published on January 23, 2016 at 2:23 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschweds Facebook Twitter Google+ Class of 2016 offensive lineman Michael Clark verbally committed to Syracuse while on his official visit, he tweeted Saturday afternoon. Clark is now the fourth offensive lineman in the class and 15th commit in total.Clark received an offer from the Orange on Friday afternoon after he arrived on campus. SU beat out Pittsburgh and South Carolina, the two other schools in his top three. As of Friday, he planned to take an official visit to Pittsburgh next weekend.last_img read more

Jones Alhassan Abu opposes cancellation of current Division One campaign

first_imgExecutive Director of Tamale City FC Jones Alhassan Abu has kicked strongly against the possibility of cancelling and restarting the Division One League season.With no return date in sight for football in the wake of the Covid – 19 pandemic, discussions on nullifying the current league campaign have been ongoing with teams divided on the matter.The veteran administrator believes the idea of truncating another campaign should not be entertained because it renders the league brand unattractive to potential corporate sponsors.“Out of the 16 clubs in the zone we are currently third despite all the challenges we have been facing.“We have lost our financiers and have had to start from scratch but even with that you can tell the potential this team has.“If you were to truncate this league again and we have to find money to start again what signal are you sending to corporate bodies who put in money to buy broadcast rights only for the league to go halfway and then see it cancelled.“How are they going to get value for their money?“They are not father Christmas’ but  commercial entities.“For all these reasons the null and void brigade should not be countenanced at all,” he stated in an interview with Citi Sports.The Ghana Football Association is currently playing the waiting game with the hope of making a decision on the matter by the June 30, 2020.last_img read more