Category: Syracuse Orange Football

Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb joining ESPN Radio

Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb joining ESPN Radio

Donovan McNabb had a fantastic football career from his days as a Syracuse Orange to becoming an NFL legend. His post-football life, however, has not exactly been a smooth ride. After his retirement from the NFL, McNabb held broadcasting positions with FOX, ... MORE
'Cuse football Is ready 'to go to work'

‘Cuse football Is ready ‘to go to work’

The Syracuse football team is more than ready to get started under first-year head coach Dino Babers. The Orange reported for preseason camp on Friday and hits the practice field tomorrow to start preparations for the season opener against Colgate on Sept ... MORE
Dino Babers says Syracuse football has no ceiling this year

Dino Babers says Syracuse football has no ceiling this year

Dino Babers greeted a reporter with an aloha and another with a compliment on his hair. There was one more day for the first-year Syracuse football coach to charm the media as he has done throughout the summer, and he did that ... MORE
Syracuse football recruiting: Tommy DeVito's stock keeps rising

Syracuse football recruiting: Tommy DeVito’s stock keeps rising

As most of you probably already know by now, Syracuse Orange QB commit Tommy DeVito is a pretty good football player. But over the past few weeks, the rest of the country has taken notice, too. DeVito has climbed the rankings of all ... MORE
Former Syracuse football star Dwight Freeney signs with Atlanta Falcons

Former Syracuse football star Dwight Freeney signs with Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons attempted to address their persistent pass-rush problem on Tuesday by agreeing to terms on a deal with free-agent linebacker Dwight Freeney. Freeney, 36, hasn’t had a double-digit sack total since 2010. Even so, his eight sacks in 11 games ... MORE
Syracuse Football Recruiting: Orange Decline Commitment from 3-Star RB Damone Drew

Syracuse Football Recruiting: Orange Decline Commitment from 3-Star RB Damone Drew

We’ve been talking about the Syracuse Orange’s football recruiting momentum of late. But for every kid that does commit, there could be another one-time target that could potentially fall by the wayside. This is not unique to SU, but is the case ... MORE
3-star Florida TE Aaron Hackett down to Syracuse, USF with decision close

3-star Florida TE Aaron Hackett down to Syracuse, USF with decision close

Three-star tight end Aaron Hackett said he’s cut his list to two teams, Syracuse and South Florida, ahead of a visit to SU this weekend. (more…) ... MORE
Q&A with Syracuse football QB commit Tommy DeVito

Q&A with Syracuse football QB commit Tommy DeVito

Tommy DeVito spent his summer as a Syracuse football commit thriving on the national stage. After making the Elite 11 final group in Los Angeles, the standout quarterback was named to The Opening’s all-7-on-7 tournament team for his performance in Oregon. Then ... MORE
Orange Football: Urban Meyer told Chris Ash to pick Rutgers job over Syracuse

Orange Football: Urban Meyer told Chris Ash to pick Rutgers job over Syracuse

You all remember the coaching search last year after Scott Shafer was fired, right? The Syracuse Orange were looking at a few names, and (once Scott Frost went to UCF) the ones that kept popping up were Dino Babers and Chris Ash ... MORE
ESPN colleagues salute new Syracuse AD John Wildhack on his last day at network

ESPN colleagues salute new Syracuse AD John Wildhack on his last day at network

The man who ESPN president John Skipper says “has had a direct hand in virtually every major content milestone ESPN has achieved” worked his last day at the network on Thursday. After 36 years at the “Worldwide Leader in Sports,” John Wildhack ... MORE
Get to know your Orange Man - No. 30, LB Parris Bennett

Get to know your Orange Man – No. 30, LB Parris Bennett

Bennett is listed as the starter at weak side linebacker for the Orange in the post spring depth chart. Interestingly enough he is listed ahead of Marquez Hodge, who has been a starter for the past two seasons. Read More ... MORE
Forbes: Syracuse has NCAA’s 35th-most valuable sports apparel deal

Forbes: Syracuse has NCAA’s 35th-most valuable sports apparel deal

Forbes recently ranked the most valuable sports apparel deals in college athletics, and Syracuse comes in at 35th out of the 65 schools tracked. On average, the Orange bring in about $3 million per year from Nike. This seems like an awful ... MORE
Momentum building for Orange football

Momentum building for Orange football

The momentum is building for Orange head football coach Dino Babers’ Syracuse debut and the start of the 2016 Orange football season. More than 2,700 new season tickets have been sold as of late last week. Lower-level season tickets in the end ... MORE
2017 Pennsylvania DT Curtis Harper commits to Syracuse football

2017 Pennsylvania DT Curtis Harper commits to Syracuse football

The 6-foot-2, 291-pound McKeeesport Area High Schools prospect has also been offered by Maryland, Boston College, Wake Forest, Iowa State and UConn, among others. Read More at Syracuse.com ... MORE
Syracuse Football: It's time for Dino Babers to stop talking about Baylor

Syracuse Football: It’s time for Dino Babers to stop talking about Baylor

Before this weekend, what we knew transpired at Baylor University regarding Art Briles’ football program and a multitude of covered-up rape and sexual assaults was a shitshow that encapsulated everything wrong with our priorities when it comes to big time college athletics ... MORE
Syracuse football-Florida State tickets to go on sale Tuesday starting at $30

Syracuse football-Florida State tickets to go on sale Tuesday starting at $30

FSU was picked to finish second in the Atlantic Division by media at the ACC Kickoff and returns Heisman Trophy candidate running back Dalvin Cook. The Seminoles will provide one of the stiffest challenges for 1st year head coach Dino Babers this ... MORE
Syracuse football MLB Zaire Franklin 'all the way back' from injury

Syracuse football MLB Zaire Franklin ‘all the way back’ from injury

Franklin, who described his injury as a “little boo-boo,” was not cleared for contact drills during the spring. Here are three things he said this week while preparing for the Syracuse football season ahead… Read More ... MORE
Why is Syracuse football making changes to the Fort Drum schedule?

Why is Syracuse football making changes to the Fort Drum schedule?

Preseason practice is right around the corner, and the Syracuse football program will trim down the amount of time it spends at Fort Drum this summer. Read More ... MORE