Coming into the 2013 season, Jay Bromley, the Syracuse defensive tackle, had only four sacks in his previous two years as a starter for the Orange. Currently, the 6'4" 293-pound defensive lineman leads the FBS in sack yardage and is one quarterback take down behind Pittsburgh's highly touted Aaron Donald for the FBS lead in sacks by an interior linemen.
The ACC isn't as top-heavy as a cursory glance would indicate.
Sure, there's a lot of deserved attention on Florida State, Clemson and Miami. They are the Atlantic Coast Conference's ranked teams and each sits in the top 11 of the BCS standings.
But there is surprising depth behind the conference's Big Three.
The expansion-enriched depth is in the bloated middle...
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29 days ago
Syracuse defensive tackle Jay Bromley was one of the few bright spots for an Orange defense that was torched against Clemson last weekend. Strong play has been the norm for the senior captain in 2013, recording a career high in sacks through only five games. He reflects on the season and discusses being a leader as Syracuse looks to bounce back this week.
Clemson is giving Syracuse a rough welcome to the ACC this afternoon, as the Tigers have taken a 35-7 lead into halftime at the Carrier Dome. The thing is – it could have been worse. Clemson elected to go for it on fourth-and-goal just before the half ended, but Tigers quarterback Tajh Boyd was sacked by defensive tackle Jay Bromley before the play could really develop.
GREENSBORO, N.C.-- FoxSportsNEXT and CuseNation.com spoke one-on-one with Syracuse defensive tackle Jay Bromley at ACC Media Days...
Defensive tackle Jay Bromley had a sack for a safety and forced a fumble that was returned 17 yards for a score by Brandon Sharpe as the Syracuse defense shined in a 9-0 win in the Orange's spring game.
Freshman quarterback Ashton Broyld did not take any snaps at the position, playing tailback instead as coaches work him in slowly. He did have one completion on a throwback pass...
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April 21, 2012