Class of 2017 fullback Connor Koch commits to Syracuse as preferred walk-on

first_img Published on May 27, 2016 at 12:15 am Contact Sam: [email protected] | @Sam4TR Class of 2017 fullback Connor Koch committed to Syracuse as a preferred walk-on, he announced via Twitter on Thursday night. Go Orange! ? pic.twitter.com/4kFakYgRmz— Connor Koch (@connorkoch_) May 26, 2016 Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Koch is not ranked by any major recruiting sites. The 6-foot-3, 248-pound Koch runs the 40-yard dash in 4.86 seconds, per his Hudl.com profile. He played fullback and inside linebacker at the Woodberry Forest (Virginia) School.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textReceiving a preferred walk-on commitment this far ahead of National Signing Day is rare. But, according to Scout.com, Syracuse coach Mike Hart went to his high school to see two of his three-star teammates but immediately noticed Koch. Two days after Hart’s visit, Koch committed, per Scout.Koch becomes the fourth member of the 2017 class after Buffalo, New York native Isaiah McDuffie’s decommitment Wednesday. Koch is the third offensive player, joining Florida wide receiver Sharod Johnson and New Jersey quarterback Tommy DeVito.The Orange roster currently does not have a fullback on it. There are four true running backs listed: redshirt senior George Morris, sophomores Jordan Fredericks and Dontae Strickland and freshman Moe Neal.Track the entire Class of 2017 here.Here are his junior year highlights, via Hudl: Commentslast_img

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