Syracuse Football: In new national rankings, 4-star QB commit in top 300

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Syracuse football 2024 commit Jakhari Williams from Georgia, a four-star quarterback in the rising-senior cycle, has arrived within new national rankings from one of the primary recruiting services.

Earlier this week, On3 released its most recent top 300 for the 2024 class. In these refreshed ratings, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Williams checked in as four stars, No. 289 overall, No. 17 at quarterback and No. 34 in Georgia.

In late June, the talented dual-threat quarterback verbally committed to the Orange. Last November, Williams verbally committed to fellow Atlantic Coast Conference team Georgia Tech, but in May, he de-committed from the Yellow Jackets and reopened his recruitment.

He pledged to Syracuse football after taking an official visit to the Hill, according to media reports. Prior to his verbal commitment to the Orange, Williams reportedly had a top five of Boston College, the ‘Cuse, Florida Atlantic, Western Kentucky and James Madison.

Throughout his recruiting process, Williams earned scholarship offers from schools such as Boston College, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Tech, N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, Western Kentucky, Liberty, UCF, Kansas, Florida Atlantic and James Madison, among others.

Syracuse football 2024 four-star QB commit Jakhari Williams is a top-300 national prospect.

A rising senior at the First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, Ga., Williams at the time of this writing was rated four stars, No. 328 nationally, No. 20 at quarterback and No. 40 in Georgia within the 2024 cycle, according to the industry-generated 247Sports Composite.

ESPN has him as the No. 13 dual-threat quarterback in his class. When I penned this column, the industry-generated On3 Industry Ranking placed Williams as three stars, No. 590 nationwide, No. 37 at his position and No. 66 in Georgia.

Per the 247Sports Web site, as a junior in the 2022 campaign for First Presbyterian, he completed almost 60 percent of his passes for 2,384 yards with 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Williams also ran 171 times for 1,018 yards and 14 rushing touchdowns.

To date, Syracuse football has verbal commitments from 16 high-school players in its 2024 class, and another one of those ‘Cuse pledges is also a four-star prospect. In mid-June, wide receiver/tight end Jamie Tremble gave his verbal commitment to the Orange.

The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Tremble, who attends The Wesleyan School in Peachtree Corners, Ga., didn’t make the latest On3 top 300, however, this recruiting service does place him as four stars, No. 20 at tight end and No. 38 in Georgia within the 2024 cycle.

Late last month, 247Sports disclosed its updated national top 247 for this class, and Tremble was ranked four stars, No. 236 overall, No. 14 at tight end and No. 30 in Georgia. Additionally, when I wrote this story, the On3 Industry Ranking put him as four stars, No. 292 nationally, No. 19 at tight end and No. 36 in Georgia.

According to the MaxPreps Web site, as a junior in the 2022 term for Wesleyan, Tremble hauled in 55 passes for 890 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns through the air.

On Monday night, when I penned this article, the Syracuse football 2024 class resided at No. 43 nationwide via the 247Sports Composite, No. 47 from and No. 53 per the On3 Industry Ranking.

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