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Doug Marrone and the Syracuse Orange are having what most would describe as a mediocre season. With three games left in 2012, Cuse is 4-5 overall and 3-2 in league play. Although a Big East championship is no longer possible, the Orange still have a shot on becoming bowl eligible. If there is one thing that would reenergize the Syracuse fan base, it would be to knockoff No. 9 ranked Louisville and end their quest for a perfect season. You’d think Doug Marrone’s team would be riding some confidence at this point. Despite losing last week to Cincinnati, a handful of national media members are predicting an upset tomorrow afternoon.
Syracuse only averaged 24 points per game, but leads the Big East in total offense with 463 yards per game. Senior quarterback Ryan Nassib is the only QB in the Big East that has thrown for more yards than Teddy Bridgewater. He’s thrown for 2773 yards with 18 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. Nassib is projected as one of the top quarterback prospec...
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Doug Marrone spoke about Syracuse's big win over Louisville shortly after the game. See what the head coach had to say about the upset win.
Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone went into many different topics going into this week's match-up with Louisville, as the Orange try to stay upright in the hunt for a bowl berth.
While a portion of the national media is predicting Syracuse to pull off an upset against Louisville on Saturday, Orange coach Doug Marrone isn’t taking the Cards lightly. When speaking to the media earlier this week coach Marrone had high praise for Teddy Bridgewater and Louisville.
“I think you have to be balanced when going up against this team, because they can beat in...
The Syracuse defense has struggled the last couple of games, but the secondary has taken a step forward. CuseNation.com caught up with Syracuse corner Keon Lyn to discuss the upcoming matchup with Louisville.
“Nobody has **** to say to you. How stupid do you feel now?”
- Bernie Fine’s daughter Shiela, to the Post-Standard
How are we all supposed to feel? Bernie will not be brought up on any charges. The investigation is over, and the feds will not ring him up. But the stain on his reputation is forever. His coaching legacy obviously tarnished. He is without a job, and much ability...
A few games into the season, Rob Trudo replaced Ivan Foy in the starting lineup. Since then, the Syracuse rushing attack has continued to improve. CuseNation.com spoke with Trudo about how he’s adjusting as a redshirt freshman, and how the Orange can correct penalties going forward.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked team into turmoil and threatened the career of Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim.
After a probe spanning nearly a year, U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian said Friday there was no evidence to support claims...
All the hoopla last year surrounding former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine and the allegations he molested children have amounted to nothing.
According to a report released Friday morning, prosecutors, after going through 100,000 + documents and talking to 130 witnesses, decided there was no case.
Just when it seemed Syracuse was over the hump, the Orange self-destructed again and rejoined a dubious Big East crowd that also includes South Florida, Connecticut, Pitt and Temple.
With the season winding down, dreams of the postseason are getting oh-so-dim for these programs.
While Rutgers, Louisville and Cincinnati orchestrate memorable seasons in the ever-changing Big East...
Syracuse nabs one of its biggest wins in recent memory with a dominant 45-26 win over #9 Louisville. Here’s my knee-jerk reaction:
This is easily the biggest win of the Doug Marrone era for a couple reasons. Let’s start with what was on the line. A loss against UofL would force SU into the daunting task of having to win at Mizzou next week, along with a season-ending victory...