Found October 25, 2012 on Orange Fizz: Syracuse continues to smash the recruiting trail of the speediest player in the Big Apple. Rest assured Orange Nation, Doug Marrone is still large and in charge in New York City. Three-Star Xavarian HS RB Laray Smith reiterated to The Fizz Syracuse is still high on his list. But not for all generic reasons you’d expect. “It’s not just about [knowing] people there, and it’s close to New York. It’s more about the respect [SU] has shown me, and the love they show me. They make me know that they are interested in me and like me a lot.” Other schools that have offered Laray can’t keep up with SU. When we asked the 6’1”, 190 lb. Brooklyn native if Syracuse and Tennessee were still his top two schools, he replied, “Yes. Especially Syracuse.” Smith talks with John Anselmo and the Orange coaching staff twice a week. The senior admitted this connection sets SU apart from other interested schools. Smith also tells The Fizz he has two official visit dates set for Syracuse and Tenne

Syracuse has difficult schedule, 4 of 5 on road

Heading into the stretch run of the season, Syracuse is in deja vu mode. The Orange (3-4, 2-1 Big East) are coming off a big win at home last Friday night and have five games remaining to put a positive stamp on the season. A year ago, Syracuse routed highly ranked West Virginia at home on a Friday night to reach 5-2, then proceeded to lose its five remaining games to finish at...

Fizz Spotlight: Syracuse LB Cam Lynch Talks UConn Blowout, Turnover Battle Take out your flashlights Fizz Fam. It’s the first installment of Fizz Spotlight, and this week the light shines bright on LB Cameron Lynch. Each week we will highlight an important member of the Orange during the week talking everything SU football. The defense had a huge day last week in the win over UConn, and Lynch recovered a fumble in the blowout. We talked to...

Injury Update on the Orange

Syracuse had some injury concerns heading into Saturday's matchup with South Florida. Head coach Doug Marrone discussed the latest.

Syracuse finds balanced attack at critical time

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer Thumb through the Syracuse media guide to the records section, and it's no surprise the first three pages are devoted to rushing. For a school steeped in a tradition of greatness at running back, the first half of the season was an anomaly. The Orange failed to have one 100-yard rusher and fell to 2-4. Then Jerome...

Beckett Wales Ready for Trip Home

The Syracuse offense is looking to build off its performance against UConn as it travels to face South Florida on Saturday. Tight-end Beckett Wales is excited about doing just that while returning to his home state. He spoke to about that, run blocking, and the tight-ends being more involved in the offense in recent weeks.
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