Found October 16, 2013 on Orange Fizz:
Syracuse has racked up 685 rushing yards over its last two games. Jerome Smith, Prince-Tyson Gulley and Terrel Hunt ran the ball collectively for over nine yards a pop against NC State on Saturday. What is going so well for the Orange ground attack? Syracuse running backs coach DeAndre Smith has the answers. He stepped into the Fizz Spotlight this week to discuss the run game’s success, why Jerome Smith has made such great strides with his agility since last season, and how he’s deciphered Georgia Tech’s triple option.   Listen to the DS FizzCast here and read on below for some excerpts.   On Terrel Hunt complementing the tailbacks “We need Terrel to help us out, and get us going, making some plays with his feet, and he’s done a great job doing that. When we have the opportunity to make something happen, we have to take advantage of it. [The running backs] are doing a good job, making people miss, breaking long runs, scoring touchdowns when they need to scores. I’ve been pleased to ...

Terrel Hunt Must Improve Passing Ability to Keep Bowl Game Chances Alive

Photo by Ron Pradetto Syracuse rolls into practice this week with high spirits after their first ACC win against N.C. State. The rushing attack and offensive line meshed very well to gain a whopping 362 yards on the ground, while the defense played great in their first game without starting CB Keon Lyn. However, the major glare in the box score comes in the passing department, where...

WATCH: Syracuse center impersonates Jim Boeheim

Syracuse senior center Baye Moussa Keita has been an important role player for the Orange for the past three seasons and figures to get even more time on the floor in his final year in upstate New York. But while he may be a fan favorite in Orange country, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t felt coach Jim Boeheim’s wrath. At ACC Media Days, he decided to show us just what it’s like...

Keita does best Boeheim impression

Syracuse may have moved from the Big East to the ACC, but one thing hasn't changed: The sound of getting chewed out by Orange coach Jim Boeheim. For those of us who don't know what that's like, Syracuse senior center Baye Moussa Keita gave us a taste with his best Boeheim impression on Wednesday at ACC Media Day. OK, so the West African accent may throw you off, but...

Syracuse Vs. Georgia Tech: Still No Word On Dyshawn Davis' Ankle

Syracuse Orange linebacker Dyshawn Davis' injured ankle is still getting evaluated and a status on the junior's player status is still unknown, head coach Scott Shafer told the local media Thursday morning. Earlier in the week, Shafer said Davis' injury wasn't serious and he should not miss this Saturday's game versus Georgia Tech. Though, as the week has progressed...

Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim On ACC Media Day: “Same ****, Further South”

It took Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim a few months to come around on the idea of his school leaving the Big East for the ACC. Now that SU has officially joined its new league, he apparently doesn’t even notice a difference – at least not at the conference’s media day. Boeheim dropped a hilarious quote on’s Mike Waters: Jim Boeheim on the ACC media day...

It's Probably Too Late To Buy Those Syracuse Vs. Duke Tickets

Individual game tickets for Syracuse Orange basketball season-ticket holders went on sale Tuesday and boy, did you all create a frenzy, says Joe Giansante, the university's chief athletic communications officer. The mad rush by season-ticket holders left little left for the general public, who get a shot at buying tickets this morning starting at 10 a.m. By then, expect SU to...

Fizz Five: Battle of the Ground Game & What to Watch For in Syracuse/GA Tech

It wasn’t until late in the fourth, but Syracuse pulled out a 24-10 win over NC State last week. This was the first win for the Orange in ACC play, and pushed Syracuse back to .500. The ground game provided all of the offense and Jerome Smith continues to be a threat to opposing run defenses. Smith rushed for 140 yards on 19 carries, including a one-yard touchdown run in the first...
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