New Jersey running back Dontae Strickland announced via Instagram on Saturday that he will be taking his talents to Syracuse to play football for the Orange.
Yahoo! Sports has Strickland, from Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, listed as an all-purpose back and a three star recruit. He ranks 14th at his position and 15th in the state of New Jersey for the class of 2015.
The 5’11” Strickland is the ninth verbal commitment to the Orange for the Class of 2015 and the third running back.