Syracuse Football: Talented 3-star linebacker from N.J. plans official visit

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One of the top prospects in the state of New Jersey within the junior cycle will take an official visit to Syracuse football in mid-June.

Jayden Brown, a three-star linebacker in the 2024 class, said via Twitter that he will officially visit the Orange campus from June 16 to June 18, which is great to hear.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Brown is a junior at the Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, N.J.

According to recruiting services, he has amassed more than a dozen scholarship offers from a range of high-major programs. Per the 247Sports Web site, ‘Cuse coaches offered Brown in late April of 2022.

Syracuse football, this June, will host a 2024 three-star LB on an official visit.

Per his Twitter page, Brown did take an unofficial visit to the Orange in late March of this year. The ‘Cuse coaching staff getting him back on campus for an official is highly encouraging for Syracuse football in Brown’s recruiting process.

Besides the Orange, his offer sheet also includes teams such as West Virginia, Purdue, Temple, Akron, Duke, Maryland, Boston College, UConn, Liberty, Monmouth, Toledo and Coastal Carolina.

For what it’s worth, when I penned this column, the On3 recruiting prediction machine had Syracuse football in the No. 1 position for Brown, followed by Boston College, Maryland and Duke.

At the time of this writing, the industry-generated 247Sports Composite had Brown at No. 974 overall, No. 89 at linebacker and No. 19 in New Jersey within the 2024 cycle.

The industry-generated On3 Industry Ranking placed him at No. 945 across the country, No. 103 at linebacker and No. 20 in New Jersey.

Over at 247Sports, Brown is the No. 98 linebacker and the No. 24 player in New Jersey. has him as the No. 16 prospect in New Jersey within the junior class.

Finally, the On3 recruiting service rates Brown as the No. 121 linebacker and the No. 25 player in New Jersey within his cycle.

According to his bio on the MaxPreps Web site, as a junior for Don Bosco in the 2022 season, Brown appeared in 12 games as his high-school team went 9-3 overall.

MaxPreps says that Brown tallied 17 solo tackles, 30 assisted tackles and 47 total tackles, as well as 6.0 tackles for loss and 0.5 sacks.

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