Former Syracuse player facing harsher charges in stabbings

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) A former Syracuse University football player has been indicted on first-degree assault charges in connection with the stabbings of two former teammates. The indictment handed down Thursday against 20-year-old Naesean Howard also includes charges of second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Howard is accused of attacking defensive...
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Dino Babers denies telling Syracuse players not to wear team clothing after stabbings

The life of a Syracuse Orange football player is one that has been turned upside down thanks to the actions of a former teammate and his associates. On Saturday, two Syracuse players were stabbed by a former football player Naesean Howard. Both Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield are current defensive backs, the same position that Howard played while with the team. Luckily both...
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April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Witnesses says stabbing of Syracuse players 'came out of nowhere'

Two Syracuse football players were reportedly stabbed “out of nowhere” by a former player at a cookout on campus, according to obtained a police report, which alleges former Orange defensive back Naesean Howard stabbed fellow defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, multiple times at the campus event. “According to a criminal complaint...
Via The Comeback
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Syracuse player pleads not guilty to stabbing 2 players

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) A former Syracuse University football player has pleaded not guilty to stabbing two current Orange players with a pocket knife. City Court Judge Ross Andrews entered the plea for Naesean Howard on Monday because Howard didn't have an assigned lawyer. Howard is accused of repeatedly stabbing Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield, redshirt juniors who play defensive...
Via Associated Press
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Naesean Howard Arraigned For Alleged Stabbing Of Chauncey Scissum, Corey Winfield

Former Syracuse football player Naesean Howard was arraigned today in Syracuse City Court for the alleged stabbing of current SU defensive backs Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield. The stabbing occurred on South Campus late Saturday afternoon. Both Scissum and Winfield were taken to the hospital after the incident according to Syracuse Police. Howard is charged with two counts of...
Via Orange Fizz
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

2 Syracuse football players stabbed in campus altercation

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Two Syracuse football players were stabbed several times in an altercation at the university's south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault. Police said redshirt junior defensive backs Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum, both 21, were injured in the attack at about 6 p.m. Saturday and hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries. ...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Two Syracuse DBs stabbed by former player

A former defensive back for Syracuse reportedly stabbed two current starting defensive backs, according to Howard was arrested Saturday evening for allegedly stabbing two Syracuse students. On Sunday morning, reported that they had been IDed as junior safety Chauncey Scissum and junior DB Corey Winfield, both 21.A spokesman for Upstate University...
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April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Two Syracuse players allegedly stabbed by former player

Two Syracuse football players were stabbed over the weekend, and a former member of the team has been charged with the crime. According to Stephen Bailey of, defensive backs Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield were allegedly stabbed by former Orange DB Naesean Howard. A hospital spokesperson said Scissum is in stable condition, while Winfield’s condition is unknown...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Two Syracuse Football Players Stabbed By Ex-Orange Teammate

A truly crazy and senseless story out of Syracuse this morning. Late last night, former SU defensive back Naesean Howard was arrested for stabbing two people. As it turns out, the pair of victims are current Syracuse players Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield, per Both players were starting members of the team’s secondary in 2015. According to the report...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Naesean Howard Suspended Indefinitely from Football

via Naesean “Naes” Howard was suspended indefinitely Monday by head coach Scott Shafer for a violation of training camp rules. The suspension means that Howard will not be able to travel with the team to the annual Fort Drum trip this week. Said Shafer to the media yesterday: “I suspended Naes for the trip indefinitely with the goal being that when we get back...
Via Orange Fizz
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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