Scott Shafer has had some rocky starts to his tenure at Syracuse. He named fifth-year transfer Drew Allen as his starting quarterback to begin last season. That lasted only two weeks because Allen was so ineffective. Shafer changed his mind amid public pressure and decided to let the younger, inexperienced Terrel Hunt lead the team under center. This season the team has been mired...
Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Syracuse Media When a college football team enters a new season with a new head coach and quarterback and in a new conference, one might think the team is headed for solely disappointments. This happened to Syracuse, but it wasn’t all disappointments. Even with Scott Shafer taking over as head coach and Terrel Hunt...
Coming out of high school in San Antonio, Texas, Drew Allen had all the tools to succeed as a college quarterback: he was 6-foot-5 and 210 pounds, could throw a ball 70 yards while standing flat-footed, ran a 4.7-second 40-yard dash, bench-pressed 265 pounds, squatted 345, had a vertical leap of 29 inches, and excelled in the classroom. Add in his affable demeanor, and he's a coach...
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