Syracuse RB Jerome Smith defines “Romeing” differently than most of us. He’s not drifting aimlessly on the football field, as in “roaming.” Nope, Jerome aka ‘Rome, describes it to The Fizz as straight up bowling over defenders on that Carrier Dome turf.
“It’s an angry game, you got to be mad to play this game. My goal right now is to make people pay. If you’re going to stop me from getting touchdowns, I’m going to make you pay.”
There is not a single player on the SU roster right now running harder than him. It’s not even close. The junior carried the ball 19 times for a career-high 133 yards on Friday against UConn. He ran possessed. Forget “Ahmad-ing.” If he continues to punish DB’s the rest of the season, get ready for a new hash tag, #OrangeNation.
“We might have to call it ‘Romeing,’ I like it. But, I just want to make people pay. As you heard I’m last on the team in touchdowns. It’s tough out there. Every yard is tough to get, those touchdowns a