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Doug Marrone’s Jaguars run reminds Syracuse of what could’ve been

Doug Marrone and the Jacksonville Jaguars are one win away from the Super Bowl. This only seems stunning to the non-believers, obviously. “Saint Doug” has spent his short head coaching career engineering stunning turnarounds, and this may be his best work to-date. The Jags are just a year removed from a 3-13 record. Sure, some of the pieces were in... more

Syracuse hires former Nebraska offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh

Syracuse will hire former Nebraska and Oregon State offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh, according to a report by FootballScoop.com. The website, which specializes in football coaching news, reported that Cavanaugh will coach the offensive line at Syracuse, which means his hiring will likely prompt some shuffling of duties within the Orange staff. Syracuse co-offensive coordinator Mike Lynch coached the offensive... more

Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb accused of sexual misconduct

A number of NFL Network employees — current and former — were accused of sexual assault Monday. Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb is one of the accused in the lawsuit against the NFL. Bloomberg first reported the lawsuit. McNabb, a former employee of the NFL Network, was accused of sending inappropriate text messages to Jami Cantor, a former NFL Network... more

Syracuse to Play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium in 2018

The Orange will play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 17, 2018 in their final non-conference game next season, it was announced today. The game is part of the Irish’s Shamrock Series. “Yankee Stadium is one of the great venues in all of sports,” Syracuse head football coach Dino Babers said. “To play a fantastic opponent like Notre Dame... more

Syracuse chancellor: Proposed tax bill could hurt Carrier Dome renovation, athletics

In a letter sent to U.S. Rep. John Katko, Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud outlined several ways a House tax-cut proposal hurts the school, including its athletics program. The letter, dated Nov. 20, primarily focused on the harm to students, who would lose tax credits and deductions, and university employees, who would have some benefits taxed for the first time.... more

Syracuse ‘war room’ becomes center of new online recruiting

On Nov. 14, across from the post-game interview stage in the depths of the Carrier Dome, four tables formed an “L” shape. Laptops are opened in front of most chairs. Video equipment cases and book bags lined a curtain divider a few feet away. A clump of wires connected electronics to a router. Camera lens caps sat next to empty... more

Syracuse football great Walter Reyes dead at age 36

Former Syracuse football running back Walter Reyes has died at the age of 36, according to his family. Reyes is No. 2 on Syracuse football’s all-time rushing list with 3,424 yards. He played at SU from 2001-04, when he was a first-team All-Big East selection his senior season. Reyes passed away Sunday night after experiencing stomach pain in recent days.... more

Syracuse season ends with fourth straight blowout loss (full coverage)

Zaire Franklin strolled out of the tunnel in the southwest corner of the Carrier Dome, an entrance unlike the rush he and his Syracuse teammates usually make when taking the field every home game. This time, Franklin took his time. Being the final participant in the Senior Day festivities meant he could. He glanced at every last angle of the... more

Syracuse football torched in the rain at Louisville, 56-10 (full coverage)

Led by a big day from reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson, Louisville (7-4, 4-4 ACC) downed Syracuse (4-7, 2-5 ACC), 56-10 on a rainy afternoon at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The game featured a 43-minute weather delay early in the second quarter, with the Cardinals leading 21-3 at the stoppage. Jackson and the Louisville offense added two more scores... more

Syracuse needs win at Louisville today to keep bowl hopes alive (preview)

With its season hanging by a thread, Syracuse football’s postseason dreams hinge on one obvious, difficult task. It must humanize a generational talent that has barnstormed college football and become its most lethal player at its most important position. The first step in stopping Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson might be deceiving the mind. “He’s just like the rest of us,”... more

‘Cuse football visits Louisville on Saturday for road finale

The Orange (4-6, 2-4 ACC) head to Louisville this weekend in search of their road win against the Cardinals since 2007. Syracuse and the Cardinals (6-4, 3-4 ACC) meet at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU. With two games remaining, the Orange need to win both to automatically become bowl-eligible, but Syracuse is... more

Syracuse falls apart late in loss to Wake (full coverage)

In a contest that featured 107 points and an ACC record 1,355 combined yards of total offense, it may have been a defensive play that settled Wake Forest’s (6-4, 3-3 ACC) 64-43 victory at Syracuse (4-6, 2-4 ACC) on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Carrier Dome. Jaboree Williams intercepted a fourth-quarter Zack Mahoney pass and returned it 52 yards to... more

GAMEDAY: Syracuse hosts Wake Forest at 3 pm

The Orange are back in the Carrier Dome Saturday after nearly a month to Wake Forest. Kickoff between the Orange and Demon Deacons is scheduled for 3:04 p.m. on RSN. It’s also Military Appreciation Day and Syracuse Athletics has arranged for several military-themed recognitions that will take place throughout the game. One of the most special is this week’s “Hometown... more

Orange miss late field goal, lose by 3 at Florida State (full coverage)

Ervin Philips became Syracuse’s career receptions leader, but a dramatic Orange rally fell short in a 27-24 loss to Florida State (4-5, 2-3) at Doak Campbell Stadium. The Orange slipped to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in the ACC. Syracuse had a chance to tie the game on the final play, but Cole Murphy’s 43-yard field goal attempt was wide. Junior... more

Babers on head coach openings: ‘I only talk about the job I have’

In thrusting Syracuse into the national spotlight with a win over Clemson and nearly upsetting No. 9 Miami on the road, Dino Babers vaulted himself into head coaching rumors. Babers is a potential head coach candidate for Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reported. After dropping its third-straight game and falling to 3-4, Florida and coach Jim McElwain parted ways Sunday. The... more

GAMEDAY: Syracuse takes on Florida State at 12:20 pm (preview)

Syracuse (4-4, 2-2 ACC) seeks to pick up its first road win and third conference victory of the season when it visits the Sunshine State to take on Florida State (2-5, 2-4, ACC) Saturday, Nov. 4. Kickoff is slated for 12:20 p.m. at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee. The game will be televised on the ACC Network. Syracuse alum Tom... more

Syracuse football looks ahead to Florida State

After a weekend off, the Orange (4-4, 2-2 ACC) resume play against ACC Atlantic Division rival Florida State (2-5, 2-4 ACC) Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12:20 p.m. on the ACC Network. At three games under .500, the Seminoles are a team that is much better than their record indicates, according to Syracuse head coach Dino... more

Syracuse football S Antwan Cordy out for season; likely eligible for 6th year

Injured Syracuse football safety Antwan Cordy will not play again in 2017, he announced on Instagram early Saturday morning. The redshirt junior expressed a dedication to return stronger than ever next year. “I made up in my mind before I stepped in the doctor’s office, no matter what the outcome was, I wasn’t giving up,” Cordy wrote in his Instagram... more
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