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Fans get first look at 2017 Orange football team

It was all smiles on Saturday as Syracuse Athletics hosted the annual Preferred Mutual ‘Cuse Fan Fest inside Manley Field House. It was the first opportunity for Orange Nation to engage with the 2017 Syracuse football team. Fans watched as the squad ran drills then joined in the fun by participating in a series of “Fans vs. Football” skills competitions.

“This community is special and Syracuse is special,” said head coach Dino Babers. “When you talk about how close we are, we are a small city. Everybody knows everybody and I just think that it is really cool that the fans can reach out and touch these guys and take selfies with them and really know what they are all about.” Read More

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