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Orange Nation enjoyed watching tailback Jerome Smith last year. The bruising runner led Syracuse with 1,171 yards on just 227 carries and three touchdowns. He did it by running angrier than most Big East running backs. How will he bring that aggression and grit to the ACC? It’s pretty simple: by staying as humble and even-keel off the field during the off-season. He is the key for Syracuse’s offensive success in the first year post-Big East.
The junior was just named a Maxwell Award finalist yesterday. It’s given out to the nation’s most outstanding college player (usually offensive), and Rome was honored as one of 75 players from around the country, and 1/8th of the ACC nominees. Just being on the list is no reason for celebration for Smith because “the hay is never in the barn.” The expression has become the RB’s motto during the off-season. The Delaware native has been relentlessly improving his game, and gearing up for the season. Jerome won’t be fully satisfied until the resul...
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Syracuse’s move to the ACC is bringing a new level of competition on the football field. So, appropriately, the Orange are getting a brand new facility to help stay competitive. The school’s athletics website has released a rendering of what the new practice center will look like – and it’s pretty modern. SU Athletics According to The Daily Orange, the facility will be used...
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After years of seeing the big fish in the recruiting sea bypass the Orange for a bigger program, Syracuse inches closer to reeling in its man. Highly coveted wide receiver K.J. Williams gave a verbal commitment to SU yesterday, making him the eighth pledge in the 2014 class. Williams is a 4-star target who has been on SU’s radar ever since his cousin...
Syracuse Orange football fans, start thinking about The A.J.-K.J. Connection because it could be the future of the Syracuse offense.
K.J. Williams, a four-star wide receiver from Bethlehem, PA, and cousin of SU QB commit A.J. Long, verbally-committed to play for the Orange in 2014.
Williams, who has been milking the whole process on Twitter for a while now, milked the crap out of...
The Orange alum shares his take on his time playing professional basketball as well as his moments at Syracuse University inside.