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JEROME SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ground Delivery: Shafer Must Decide How to Use His RBs

Rich Barnes, USA Today Who will take over the bulk of the Syracuse carries? Jerome Smith had his breakout season last year and then declared for the NFL Draft. Smith, one of the captains on a Syracuse squad that won the Texas Bowl, rushed for just over 900 yards and found the end zone 12 times. Smith’s sophomore season he gained over 1,100 yards, but only scored three touchdowns...
Via Orange Fizz
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rome-ing On Out: Syracuse RB Jerome Smith Declares for 2014 NFL Draft

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Town News The hay is never in the barn, but the SU football player who lives by that adage is on his way out of Syracuse. Scott Shafer told Syracuse.com last Friday running back Jerome Smith has declared for the 2014 NFL Draft and will not play his senior stint with the Orange. Smith originally said earlier this...
Via Orange Fizz
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Syracuse: RB Jerome Smith Going Pro

Jerome Smith changes course and announces that he will go pro, forging his final season at Syracuse. I admit, I was surprised when Syracuse Orange RB Jerome Smith told Bud Poliquin, "yeah, I'm coming back" in early December. Considering he almost jumped to the NFL before this season, it seemed strange that he'd want to come back for yet another season in the midst...
Via SCACC Hoops
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Smith appears to be headed to NFL

Syracuse running back Jerome Smith has taken the bulk of the carries for the Orange over the last two seasons, but it appears as if the Texas Bowl will be his final game with the program with the NFL in sight.
Via syracuse.scout.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Syracuse RB Jerome Smith: 'Yeah, I'm Coming Back'

Jerome Smith tells reporters that he's coming back for his senior season. We've kinda gotten used to the idea that any Syracuse Orange football junior who has shown a modicum of progress will go pro rather than wait around for their stock to drop. We're all pretty much in agreement that junior Sean Hickey is a goner. And I thought that most of us figured RB Jerome Smith...
Via SCACC Hoops
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Syracuse rolls past Maryland 20-3

Jerome Smith ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns, and Syracuse used a strong defensive effort to beat error-prone Maryland 20-3 Saturday. Smith scored from the 1 in the first quarter and added a 21-yard TD with 10:33 left to put the Orange up by 17. It was his third 100-yard game of the season and eighth of his career. Durell Eskridge and Julian Whigham had interceptions for Syracuse...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

FizzCast Spotlight: Running Backs Coach DeAndre Smith

Syracuse has racked up 685 rushing yards over its last two games. Jerome Smith, Prince-Tyson Gulley and Terrel Hunt ran the ball collectively for over nine yards a pop against NC State on Saturday. What is going so well for the Orange ground attack? Syracuse running backs coach DeAndre Smith has the answers. He stepped into the Fizz Spotlight this week to discuss the run game...
Via Orange Fizz
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Smith Continues to Find the Endzone

Jerome Smith has help in the backfield as the Orange rotate four talented players into the ground attack. Despite that, he already has five touchdowns through three games.
Via syracuse.scout.com
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Long Distance Romeing: Jerome Smith is the Key to Productive Syracuse Attack

Orange Nation enjoyed watching tailback Jerome Smith last year. The bruising runner led Syracuse with 1,171 yards on just 227 carries and three touchdowns. He did it by running angrier than most Big East running backs. How will he bring that aggression and grit to the ACC? It’s pretty simple: by staying as humble and even-keel off the field during the off-season. He is the key...
Via Orange Fizz
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Smith leading a Syracuse running game revival

When Syracuse decided to go to a no-huddle offense before the start of the season, the Orange lost its focus. The run became an afterthought. But after falling to 2-4 and with the season slipping away despite a stout aerial attack, offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett decided the run was the missing link. Since a bad loss at Rutgers - four turnovers and a blocked field goal...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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