Well, just a day after I wrote about transfers being added to the Syracuse football roster, another graduate transfer has been added to the mix: former Colorado defensive end De’Jon Wilson, a Washington DC native who announced on Twitter tonight that he’ll be continuing his football career with the Orange. He’ll be eligible immediately.
— De'Jon Wilson (@WhydeycallUPapi) June 18, 2016
The 6-foot-3, 250 pound Wilson appeared in 22 games in two seasons with Colorado but did not play in 2015. In his two full seasons with the Buffs, he made 19 total tackles, including two tackles for loss and half a sack.
Wilson comes in at a position of dire need for the Orange, as this spring Syracuse had only a few scholarship players at defensive end, including recently converted tight end Trey Dunkelberger. As it stands, none of the players Syracuse currently has on the roster has played a single snap in college, so adding an experienced player like Wilson is a huge plus.
Chances are, this will be the final offseason addition heading into next season. Though never say never.