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In this week’s Fizz 5, we discussed how Ryan Nassib hasn’t lived up to many people’s expectations this year. There was lots of feedback both positive and negative on this sentiment and it was all appreciated and mostly valid. In said feedback, there was name brought up that I hadn’t heard in a while that might be a reason for some of the Orange’s offensive struggles: Marcus Sales.
For those that don’t remember, Sales was expected to break out this year. He, like Nassib, had a monster Pinstripe Bowl and a great spring. Sales was easily the best receiver in the spring game ahead of Alec Lemon and Van Chew and would’ve given SU a great core of targets for Nassib. It’s easy to like Chew and Lemon as a 1-2 punch but easier to love those guys as a 2-3 with Chew being a deep ball specialist and Lemon working out of the slot, which he does very well.
Sales was the best Orange route runner Syracuse had and a legitimate deep threat. He was an ideal #1 receiver. There was a reason he was a 4-s...
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Prince-Tyson Gulley is in fact out for the season, and the Orange may be forced to remove the redshirt of Adonis Ameen-Moore. After the bizarre “mistake” by the athletic department last week, Doug Marrone admitted Monday that Syracuse will indeed be without its number two tailback – just as the original game notes stated. Gulley’s absence leaves SU with little depth and zero...
We now know the fate of former Syracuse linebacker Malcolm Cater, who has been sentenced to one to three years in state prison, after pleading guilty to three counts of third degree burglary.
Nearly ten months after Cater committed the thefts leading to his arrest and immediate dismissal from SU football, the ending to his Orange career still feels disheartening.
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Before Syracuse (3-2) travels to Louisiana for a matchup with Tulane on Saturday (8:00 p.m., SNY, Cox), head coach Doug Marrone will appear on Syracuse Sidelines and the AmeriCU Doug Marrone Radio Show to preview SU's upcoming game against the Green Wave. Syracuse Sidelines begins at 7:00 p.m. on Time Warner Cable Sports, while the radio show will be held at the Red Robin in...
The Syracuse University Athletic Department announced on Tuesday that Chandler Jones, who has missed each of the last four games with a lower body injury, was cleared for limited practice.
ESPNU All-Access: Syracuse will air at a special time tonight (6:00 p.m.), followed by the return of ESPNU Road Trip at 6:30 p.m. All-Access: Syracuse wires Head Coach Doug Marrone, along with former NFL players Rob Moore and Tyrone Wheatley as ESPNU cameras sit in on meetings, workouts, training and practice.
Riding a three match winning streak, the Syracuse University volleyball team (12-6, 2-1 BIG EAST) is set to host Villanova and Georgetown in BIG EAST Conference action this weekend at the Women’s Building.
The Syracuse University football roster is as healthy as it's been all season, but the team is still trying to replace the loss of a key offensive spark.
Oct 8, 8:00 PM | Turf of Louisiana Superdome
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Week 6 action on Saturday will see the Green Wave looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Orange visit Louisiana Superdome.
The Green Wave are 2-3 so far on the season, and 1-4 ATS vs. the number. The Orange, meanwhile, are 3-2 and 2-3 ATS. Over...
Syracuse University student-athletes from three different teams spent Wednesday morning participating in Children’s Reading Week, emphasizing education to students from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. elementary school.
The Syracuse University volleyball team (11-6, 2-1 BIG EAST) begins its four match home stand this Wednesday night against Colgate (6-10, 3-1 Patriot League). First serve is set for 7:00 p.m. at the Women’s Building.
The fifth-ranked Syracuse University field hockey team (9-2, 3-0) hosts two games this weekend at J.S. Coyne Stadium, beginning with No. 16¬ Albany (8-4, 0-1) on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. SU is coming off two wins last weekend against Providence (8-0) in a BIG EAST contest and versus UMass (2-0).
Led by a double-double from Noemie Lefebvre, the Syracuse University Volleyball team (12-6, 2-1 BIG EAST) defeated Colgate (6-12) in three sets (26-24, 26-24, 26-24) on Wednesday night at the Women’s Building.
Syracuse’s overtime loss to Rutgers was painful. Crazy Eyes Schiano running around everywhere. Fizz t-shirt icon Doug Marrone in disbelief as his team melted in front of him. And a special teams disaster as three kicks are the victims of poor blocking. Believe it or not there is good, but clearly there is plenty of bad, in this week’s Fizz 5. We start with the obvious: