Dino Babers skipped Syracuse football practice, but he had a good reason

Syracuse football opened training camp last Friday without coach Dino Babers present to lead the team through its first practice of the preseason.

Babers, it turns out, had a good reason to skip the opening day of camp.

He flew out to California to surprise his mother, Patsy Ann, on her 80th birthday.

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