Will Syracuse LB Recruit Myles Davis Return From an ACL This Season? Syracuse football has a big void to fill at linebacker this season, but one young player who could help right away is Myles Davis. The Orange lost Doug Hogue and Derrell Smith to graduation, so SU is looking to freshman Siriki Diabate, Oliver Vigille and Cameron Lynch to step in and help. Davis comes in from Milford Academy, and his former head coach there, Bill Chaplick...
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May 21, 2011  |  Discuss

cuse’s Derrell Smith Calls Bowl Win “Life-Changing” Syracuse’s Derrell Smith is hoping he gets selected this weekend in the NFL Draft, and hope is exactly what he brought to the Orange defense. The resurgence of SU football has been led by its defense, and that unit was led by the fifth-year senior middle linebacker. Smith finished his senior campaign with 114 total tackles, 72 solo, and nine tackles for loss...
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April 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Spring Game: Will Marcus Spruill & the LBs Be the Weakness of the SU Defense? An area of concern for the Orange this season will be the inexperience at linebacker. Syracuse has to replace two seniors in Doug Hogue and Derrell Smith who combined for 209 tackles, almost a quarter of the team’s stops. In addition to losing those two, Marquis Spruill (the other starter at linebacker last year) has switched from the outside to the middle this season...
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April 16, 2011  |  Discuss

FizzCast: Season Preview with Derrell Smith

Listen to the Fresh FizzCast with Derrell Smith: Frank Ordonez / The Post-Standard Team Fizz has brought you exclusive FizzCasts with the Orange during our 2010 Preview Week. Rob Long talked Superman and underoos. Doug Marrone on the bowl goal. Derrell Smith is one cool cat. He’s a friendly dude, considers it an honor to don the orange and a hell of a linebacker. Solid rep...
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September 01, 2010  |  Discuss

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