Category: Syracuse Orange Football

Hall of Fame RB Floyd Little, who starred at Syracuse, diagnosed with cancer

Hall of Fame RB Floyd Little, who starred at Syracuse, diagnosed with cancer

Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, known as “the Franchise” during his career with the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer. A former teammate of Little’s at Syracuse, Pat Killorin, made the diagnosis public as Killorin created a GoFundMe page ... MORE
ACC anticipates relatively normal college football season, but planning for much more dire scenarios

ACC anticipates relatively normal college football season, but planning for much more dire scenarios

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford said Thursday that while the conference is anticipating having a relatively normal football season, it also is financially planning for a series of scenarios amid the coronavirus pandemic that not only include having no football season, ... MORE
Syracuse DE Alton Robinson drafted by Seahawks in 5th round, P Hofrichter to Falcons in 7th

Syracuse DE Alton Robinson drafted by Seahawks in 5th round; P Hofrichter to Falcons in 7th

Former Syracuse football defensive end Alton Robinson was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Robinson, taken 148th overall, became the program’s top pick since defensive tackle Jay Bromley went 74th to the New ... MORE
Final structural beam now in place atop new Carrier Dome (video)

Final structural beam now in place atop new Carrier Dome (video)

A critical point of construction in Syracuse University’s stadium renovation was reached yesterday as the final steel structural beam was placed in support of the venue’s new fixed roof, completing the sequence of the crown-truss that provides the stadium with its iconic ... MORE
Watch the Carrier Dome roof as it is deflated for final time (video)

Watch the Carrier Dome roof as it is deflated for final time & watch live construction progress (video)

As part of the Carrier Dome roof project at Syracuse University, the air-supported roof was lowered for the final time on Monday.  The building remains, but the landmark inflatable white roof that has stood tall on the Syracuse skylines for the past 40 ... MORE
SU will sell pieces of Carrier Dome roof once it comes down during renovation

SU will sell pieces of Carrier Dome roof once it comes down during renovation

You can own a part of history! Maybe. Depending on how things go over the next several months. Syracuse University is working through the process of determining what they will do with sections of the old Carrier Dome roof, once it comes ... MORE
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Chip West named cornerbacks coach

Chip West named cornerbacks coach

Syracuse head football coach Dino Babers announced the hiring of Chip West as cornerbacks coach on Thursday. A veteran coach with more than 20 years of experience and an award-winning recruiter, West joins the Orange after most recently serving as the cornerbacks coach at ... MORE
Syracuse hires Tony White as defensive coordinator

Syracuse football hires Tony White as defensive coordinator

Tony White, disciple of defensive guru Rocky Long and a two-time Scout.com Mountain West Recruiter of the Year award recipient, has been named Syracuse’s defensive coordinator, Orange head football coach Dino Babers announced on Friday. White served as the cornerbacks coach and defensive passing ... MORE
Jim Brown named greatest College Football player by ESPN

Syracuse’s Jim Brown named greatest College Football player by ESPN

Legendary Orange running back Jim Brown is No. 1 on ESPN’s list of the greatest 150 players from the first century and a half of college football. In closing its year-long ESPN College Football 150 celebration, the network revealed its top 25 ... MORE
Williams selected for Hula Bowl

Williams selected for Hula Bowl

Syracuse senior linebacker Lakiem Williams has been selected to play in the Hula Bowl on Saturday, January 26, 2020 at Aloha Stadium in Hawaii. Williams is the third Orange standout to receive a postseason all-star invitation, joining Alton Robinson (Senior Bowl) and Kendall Coleman (East-West ... MORE
Six orange named All-ECAC

Six orange named All-ECAC

The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its major award winners and All-ECAC selections earlier this week and Syracuse was well represented with six players earning All-ECAC honors. The Orange had one player recognized on offense, three on defense and two on ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse closes out season with matchup against Wake Forest this afternoon (preview, media & info)

Syracuse defeats Wake Forest 39-30 in overtime to end 2019 season (full coverage)

As is customary for football games between the Syracuse Orange and Wake Forest Demon Deacons, this was a weird one — a weird one that ultimately (stunningly) ended in a 39-30 overtime win for Syracuse. After forcing four turnovers in the first ... MORE
Hofrichter, Cisco earn AP All-ACC Honors

Hofrichter, Cisco earn AP All-ACC Honors

Redshirt senior punter Sterling Hofrichter and sophomore safety Andre Cisco were named All-ACC by the Associated Press on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Hofrichter was picked to the first team, while Cisco received second-team honors. A finalist for the Ray Guy Award as the nation’s top ... MORE
Orange duo earns ACC weekly football honors

Orange duo earns ACC weekly football honors

Redshirt sophomore guard Dakota Davis and senior linebacker were recognized by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Monday, Nov. 18 for their performances in Syracuse’s 49-6 victory over Duke last Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium. Davis was voted the ACC Offensive Lineman of the ... MORE
KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: New star on the hardwood for Syracuse & minor league baseball under fire in upstate NY (podcast)

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: New star on the hardwood for Syracuse & minor league baseball under fire in upstate NY (podcast)

This week Kenny talks about wins for the Syracuse and Buffalo Bills football teams, welcomes the new starting point guard to the Orange basketball team, and then rants on Myles Garrett’s attack on Mason Rudolph this past week, Don Cherry’s firing by ... MORE