Category: Syracuse Orange Football

Syracuse football LB Stefon Thompson named to freshman All-America team

Syracuse football LB Stefon Thompson named to freshman All-America team

Syracuse linebacker Stefon Thompson was named a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers of America, making him the third ‘Cuse rookie defender to earn a spot on a freshman All-America team. Another rookie defender gets a Freshman All-America nod. 👀 @S_Thompson000https://t.co/NzfNlHTLUL pic.twitter.com/gvKz3SQVgT ... MORE
Syracuse defensive back Neil Nunn arrested in Miami on gun charge

Syracuse defensive back Neil Nunn arrested in Miami on gun charge

Syracuse defensive back Neil Nunn was arrested Wednesday in Miami-Dade County on a felony charge of carrying a concealed firearm, 247 Sports reported. He pleaded not guilty, and bond was set Wednesday at $5,000 for the 19-year-old redshirt freshman. He is not in jail, according ... MORE
Nykeim Johnson will transfer to Kent State, reunite with former Syracuse assistant

Nykeim Johnson will transfer to Kent State, reunite with former Syracuse assistant

Syracuse receiver Nykeim Johnson will transfer to Kent State to play out his final season under former SU assistant coach Sean Lewis. Johnson announced his new school Friday night. Double down and bet on yourself. Thank You Coach Lewis for this opportunity! ... MORE
2021 NFL playoffs: Syracuse football players, coaches who are chasing Super Bowl ring

2021 NFL playoffs: Syracuse football players, coaches who are chasing Super Bowl ring

Syracuse will be well-represented when the 2021 NFL Playoffs kick off this weekend. Players, coaches, scouts and trainers who passed through Central New York or Syracuse University during their football career arcs account for those competing to advance to Super Bowl LV ... MORE
Syracuse Orange legend Floyd Little passes away

Syracuse Orange legend Floyd Little passes away

Syracuse University, the athletics department and the Orange football program lost a legend and a friend on Jan. 1, 2021 with the passing of Floyd Little. The 78-year-old Little was born in July 1942 in New Haven, Conn. He is survived by his ... MORE
Chris Elmore announces decision to return for another year with Syracuse football

Chris Elmore announces decision to return for another year with Syracuse football

Syracuse football’s jack-of-all-trades is returning for one more year with the Orange. Chris Elmore, a senior from Chicago who’s played a number of different positions under head coach Dino Babers, announced his decision to come back to Syracuse on Thursday. He pushed ... MORE
Syracuse special teams coach Justin Lustig has agreed to join Vanderbilt

Syracuse special teams coach Justin Lustig has agreed to join Vanderbilt

Yahoo’s Pete Thamel reports that Syracuse special teams and assistant coach Justin Lustig is on his way to the Vanderbilt Commodores to head up special teams there for Clark Lea. While that certainly looks like a lateral move (at best) on paper, ... MORE
Six Syracuse football players earn All-ACC honors

Six Syracuse football players earn All-ACC honors

Six Syracuse players, including three defenders, were named to All-ACC teams on Tuesday morning. Nykeim Johnson led the way, earning Second Team All-ACC honors as a return specialist. Wide receiver Taj Harris, punter Nolan Cooney and cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu were named to ... MORE
KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Some sense of normalcy (podcast)

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Some sense of normalcy (podcast)

Kenny closes the book on a less-than-memorable Syracuse Orange football season before turning his attention to ‘Cuse basketball and the red-hot Buffalo Bills. 2020 is coming to a close… but not soon enough for Mr. Haas! ... MORE
Josh Black will return to Syracuse for sixth season

Josh Black will return to Syracuse for sixth season

Syracuse defensive lineman Josh Black set the record straight Tuesday morning, refuting a report by The Athletic on Monday that he was entering the transfer portal, announcing on Twitter that he is instead returning to SU for a sixth season next year ... MORE
Tommy DeVito will return to Syracuse in 2021: ‘He’s staying’

Tommy DeVito will return to Syracuse in 2021: ‘He’s staying’

Quarterback Tommy DeVito will return to Syracuse for the 2021 season, his father told Syracuse.com Monday morning. “We want to finish what we started here because it feels like we never got started,” DeVito’s father, Tom, said. “Tommy’s not going anywhere. Tommy’s committed ... MORE
Syracuse tight end Aaron Hackett will not return in 2021

Syracuse tight end Aaron Hackett will not return in 2021

Senior tight end Aaron Hackett has entered the transfer portal, he confirmed to The Daily Orange in a text message on Monday. He will not return to Syracuse in 2021. Hackett has one remaining year of eligibility, due to the NCAA’s ruling ... MORE
Sean Tucker named ACC Running Back of the Week

Sean Tucker named ACC Running Back of the Week

Freshman running back Sean Tucker is the ACC Running Back of the Week for the second time this season, after sharing the honor with Notre Dame’s Kyren Williams this week. Tucker became the first player to rush for over 100 yards against ... MORE
Syracuse ends a 1-10 season with a 45-21 loss at Notre Dame (full coverage)

Syracuse ends a 1-10 season with a 45-21 loss at Notre Dame (full coverage)

We’ve been talking about next season for a month, and yet there was a stretch late Saturday afternoon when a one-win football team held our attention just a wee bit longer than it probably should have against the No. 2 team in ... MORE
Syracuse University: Water on Carrier Dome floor was not the result of leak in new roof

Syracuse University: Water on Carrier Dome floor was not the result of leak in new roof

Syracuse University issued a statement today attributing the water drops on the floor of the Carrier Dome Wednesday night to condensation from its new roof. The statement, attributed to Sarah Scalese, SU’s senior associate vice president for communications, reads: “Over the last ... MORE