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COACH BABERS: Syracuse football QB Tommy DeVito ‘closed ground’ this spring

Dino Babers spoke candidly about redshirt freshman quarterback Tommy DeVito in an interview on Sirius XM ACC radio with Wes Durham and Tom Luginbill on Wednesday morning. The Syracuse football head coach had been mum about his Elite 11 signal-caller since DeVito stepped foot on campus last summer, frequently grouping him in with the other reserves and speaking in generalities... more

NFL Draft: Which Syracuse players have best chance to be picked?

The NFL Draft is a little more than a week away, returning the now-consistent feeling of dread Syracuse Orange fans (and former players) have experienced in recent years. While SU has historically churned out quite a bit of NFL talent, the pipeline’s slowed a bit of late. That’ll happen when you’re stuck in the middle of a 15-year rough patch,... more

Syracuse running backs stand out in 2018 spring football game

The Syracuse Orange football program held its annual spring game on Friday. Fans were treated with the opportunity to catch a glimpse of this year’s football team, and all that it has in store. This year, while somewhat unexciting, displayed the potential of this experienced defensive line. Lead by senior Chris Slayton and Alton Robinson, they consistently were able to... more

Syracuse football offensive line has something not seen in almost 30 years

Syracuse football’s renewed sense of optimism in its offensive line can be chalked up to something that hasn’t been seen since the height of the Dick MacPherson era. Syracuse this season returns five players on the offensive line with at least a full season of experience for the first time in almost 30 years, according to data provided by SU... more

Individual game Syracuse football tickets on sale April 17

Individual game tickets for Syracuse’s six 2018 home football games go on sale Tuesday, April 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online at Cuse.com/tickets, by phone (888-DOMETIX) or in person at the Carrier Dome Box Office (Gate B). The Orange are embarking on their third campaign under head coach Dino Babers and return 15 starters from last season.... more

Dino Babers’ 4 biggest impressions from Syracuse spring practice

After the last official practice of spring football on Tuesday morning, Syracuse head coach Dino Babers reflected on the team’s spring. The Orange held 14 practices in March and April, ahead of the “Spring Preview,” or annual spring game, which is Friday night inside the Carrier Dome. Here are four impressions Babers had this spring. Daily Orange: Read More Dino... more

As Rex Culpepper begins cancer fight, ex-Syracuse football punter reflects on his own

Inspiration will never be far from Syracuse football quarterback Rex Culpepper as he begins his cancer fight. He’ll have many allies in his corner: friends, family, teammates, coaches, countless others he never met but who have come to learn his story in the 72 hours since he announced his diagnosis Friday night on social media. He will also have former... more

Syracuse mourns the passing of Chris Gedney

Syracuse senior associate athletics director and former Orange All-America tight end Chris Gedney passed away Friday, March 9 at the age of 47. A native of nearby Liverpool, N.Y., Gedney was a four-year standout for the Syracuse football team from 1989-92. He helped lead the program to a 35-12-2 record and four bowl victories during his career. Gedney was a... more

Syracuse football releases 2018 spring depth chart

With spring practice just days away (March 4), the Syracuse Orange football program recently issued a roster update. Now, we see where those players start slotting in with Thursday’s updated depth chart within this year’s spring prospectus. Stephen Bailey tweeted out a full view of the depth chart… Syracuse’s spring depth chart has so much going on, I’m not even... more

Syracuse to retire Joe Morris’ No. 47 jersey

The jersey of Syracuse University rushing king Joe Morris will be retired by the Orange football program during the team’s Sept. 22 game versus Connecticut at the Carrier Dome. The announcement to retire Morris’ No. 47 was made by Syracuse Director of Athletics John Wildhack Friday night at an event hosted by Morris’ former Syracuse teammate John Lally and his... more

Syracuse football moves spring game to Friday night

Syracuse football is making a change to its spring football schedule this year. The annual spring game will be played on a Friday night, scheduled for April 13, according to the university. It’s a change from previous years when the school would often hold it Saturday afternoon, sometimes paired with a lacrosse game. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Abdul Adams, former 4-star RB, has transferred from Oklahoma to Syracuse

Former four-star running back Abdul Adams has transferred to Syracuse from Oklahoma, SU Athletics announced Monday afternoon. Adams is enrolled and taking classes at SU, per a press release. After two years with the Sooners, he will sit out 2018 and have two years of eligibility remaining starting in 2019. The past season with OU, Adams played in 12 games,... more

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
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