Adam Terry hired as Syracuse football color analyst, Julian Whigham joins broadcast team

Former Syracuse football and NFL offensive lineman Adam Terry will become the color analyst for Syracuse IMG Sports Network football broadcasts starting this fall, SU Athletics announced on Wednesday. Terry will share the booth with play-by-play man Matt Park as well as host/sideline reporter Brian Higgins. He takes over for All-American tight end Chris Gedney, who died in March. “Chris... more

Syracuse football roster update: Frosh numbers, height/weights

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a proper Syracuse Orange football roster update, but Friday brought the annual pre-camp changes — including freshman jersey numbers and any last offseason height and weight changes. Notably, freshman running back Akeem Dixon is off the roster. But the other summer class of 2018 players have made it and have now been assigned numbers.... more

Syracuse football receiver Trishton Jackson wants to walk on to basketball team

Trishton Jackson scored 34 points in a King of Kings game here last week. When it was over, when fans inside the Mohawk Valley Community College had seen what he could do for Team Eannace, Jackson fielded a familiar reaction. Basketball people wanted to know who he was. @Toogie_2 can do it!https://t.co/PS480IrgCx — Southfield Falcons (@SFL_FALCONS) July 13, 2018 “I... more

Syracuse football 1959 national championship ring up for auction

A Syracuse football 1959 national championship ring is being auctioned off by Steiner Auctions. The ring originally belonged to Gene Grabosky, a defensive tackle from Liverpool who went on to play for the Buffalo Bills in 1960, Steiner auction manger Dave Amerman said. A large orange stone dominates the face of the 10-karat gold ring. Engraved on the left side... more

Every 2018 Syracuse football opponent preview, all in one place

Hopefully you’re all enjoying a day off for July 4 (and don’t worry, I am too). But with the conclusion of our early 2018 Syracuse Orange football opponent series on Tuesday, I wanted to put everything in one place, with links to prevent unnecessary searching for all of these articles we’ve been creating since April. Below is a collection of... more

SU’s Babers remains one of college football’s biggest overachievers

The Syracuse Orange have finished 4-8 for three straight seasons now — two of those under head coach Dino Babers. And while that sort of stretch can breed some frustration, Babers is still an overachiever compared to most of his peers around the college football coaching world. SB Nation’s Bill Connelly took a look at underachieving and overachieving coaches on... more

Syracuse quietly rewarded ex-AD Daryl Gross after NCAA violations

In March 2015, just after the NCAA released a report punishing Syracuse University, athletic director Daryl Gross resigned, appearing to take the fall for a national embarrassment. Behind the scenes, however, Syracuse was rewarding him financially. Far from punishing him, the school gave Gross a new three-year contract worth more than $1.5 million — all for a vague, newly-created job... more

Looks like Syracuse can pay a competitive football coach’s salary

As a small-to-medium-sized private school, Syracuse University doesn’t necessarily have the access to large donors and funds for athletics that a lot of its on-field competition does. Compared to football powerhouses and other large land grant schools, it’s simply impossible to make up all of that ground in terms of resources put toward facilities and coaching salaries for the Syracuse... more

Syracuse provides look at Dino Babers’ salary; Jim Boeheim’s pay goes up

Syracuse football coach Dino Babers received $2.4 million in compensation during his first year leading the football program, according to the university’s most recent federal tax filing. That’s an increase of nearly $1 million from his predecessor, Scott Shafer and would rank Babers 49th on USA Today’s list of head football coaching salaries that was published last year. Syracuse.com: Read... more

Syracuse football QB Rex Culpepper is cancer free, watch him ring bell

Rex Culpepper is cancer free. The Syracuse football quarterback completed a three-month battle with testicular cancer when tests after his final round of chemotherapy on Friday returned clean, his father, Brad Culpepper, said in a text message. The younger Culpepper celebrated his most significant victory yet by ringing the bell at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. Video: Syracuse QB Rex... more

Syracuse football: 4-star DB Trill Williams headlines early summer enrollees

Five players who signed with Syracuse football earlier this offseason have officially enrolled, per SU Athletics. Defensive back Trill Williams, offensive lineman Carlos Vettorello, running back Akeem Dixon, running back Jarveon Howard and wide receiver Anthony Queeley are all on campus for Summer Session I. Williams, SU’s highest-rated prospect and the lone four-star addition, according to 247Sports.com’s composite rankings, is... more

Syracuse announces kickoff times, networks for three games

Syracuse Orange football has three more games you can mark with sharpie in your calendars. As television stations start working out national games for the season, the Orange find themselves locked into two more nationally televised games for 2018 on the ESPN family of networks, plus the home opener time has also been set in stone. NunesMagician.com: Read More more

Vegas sets Syracuse football’s over-under win total at 4.5, worst in the ACC

The Syracuse football team will enter the 2018 season without much respect from Las Vegas, at least based on the early over-under win totals set by one sports gambling website. The website BetDSI was among the first to roll out over-under win totals for ACC teams for the 2018 season, setting Syracuse at 4.5 wins, the lowest mark of any... more

RIP Carrier Dome bathroom troughs (5 things to know about SU’s renovation)

The infamous silver troughs in the Carrier Dome men’s restrooms, just like the famous air-supported roof, are on their way out. Syracuse’s $118 million planned improvement in the Carrier Dome that was announced on Monday includes plans to renovate the restrooms by the Fall of 2022. And in an effort to reflect the modern expectations of privacy while peeing, the... more

Syracuse University announces timeline for Carrier Dome renovations

A new fixed roof, a vertically hung scoreboard, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, improved accessibility and added Wi-Fi capabilities are just a handful of features visitors to Syracuse University’s stadium will experience beginning in fall 2020. The $118 million investment, authorized by the Board of Trustees, will enable the University to create a new stadium experience for students, faculty, staff,... more

Where does SU’s Eric Dungey rank among CFB quarterbacks?

Last week, Athlon Sports released its ACC quarterback rankings for 2018, placing the Syracuse Orange’s Eric Dungey up at No. 4. While they’re believers (like we are) in the senior’s potential, there are also obvious concerns about his health. Dungey’s yet to complete a season under center, yet has still reset records at SU — especially since Dino Babers and... more

Syracuse’s Zaire Franklin drafted by Colts

Syracuse linebacker Zaire Franklin was selected in the seventh round (No. 235 overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, April 28. Franklin is the first Orange linebacker drafted since Marquis Spruill in 2014, and he is the fourth Syracuse played selected by the Colts since 1990 (Marvin Harrison – 1996, Dwight Freeney – 2002, Delone... more

Can Syracuse avoid first 2-year streak without NFL Draft pick since 1949?

Even keeping in mind the recent 15-year rough patch for Syracuse Orange football, the program’s managed to produce NFL players throughout its long history. However, that did get a little bit harder in recent seasons. After having at least one player selected every year from 1976 through 2007, Syracuse has been shut out three times in the last decade —... more
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