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Safety Shu Mungwa Walks, Can Syracuse Fix the Questionable Secondary?

With less than two weeks until kickoff of Syracuse’s season opener, the Orange still isn’t firm on who will start at free safety. Shu Mungwa was a top candidate to wear Phillip Thomas’ old shoes and play opposite Shamarko Thomas this year, but it appears Mungwa is one of three players not on the 2012 roster published in the media guide earlier this month. Also missing from...
Via Orange Fizz
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Syracuse is Looking for More DB Help at All-American Bowl in Illinois CB Anthony Sandifer

Sun Times The Orange defense needs playmakers desperately, and with less than a month to go before National Signing Day there’s a corner we should keep our eyes on: Illinois DB Anthony Standifer. He’s tall and lanky at 6’1”, 178 lbs. (Crete, IL). He committed to Sugar Bowl-winning Michigan in June, but decomitted in December. Syracuse has jumped into the mix and is reportedly...
Via Orange Fizz
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Gone Missing: These 3 M.I.A. Orange Must Be Found in Thomas’ Absence

Syracuse basketball gears up tonight for its second game without Bernie Fine, while football is one day closer to its first without Phillip Thomas. Anybody who’s watched the Orange knows Thomas has been the Orange’s best player. The suspended free safety leads the team in tackles and interceptions. Clealry its going to take a team effort to replace Thomas, but here are three...
Via Orange Fizz
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillip Thomas Responds After Suspension, Says Drug Reports Are False

The slide of Syracuse football continues off the field. Phillip Thomas has been suspended for a year due to violations of athletic department rules. Thomas, a key member of an already ailing secondary, will miss the remainder of this season with the Orange. Thomas told Andy Pregler of Bleacher Report he actually may look into turning pro or playing baseball. “I say the drug...
Via Orange Fizz
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Syracuse DB hit with one-year suspension

It was reported Thursday that Syracuse had suspended safety Phillip Thomas, putting into doubt his availability for the Orange’s final two regular season games. As it turns out, he will be unavailable for a helluva lot longer than that. In a release, Syracuse announced that the junior defensive back has been suspended from the football program…
Via College Football Talk
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Syracuse suspends safety for year

Syracuse safety Phillip Thomas has been suspended for one year for a violation of athletics department policy. The university offered no further explanation in a one-sentence email. The move comes in an off week for the Orange (5-5, 1-4 Big East), who have two games remaining in the regular season. They host Cincinnati a week from Saturday and close the season at Pitt on Dec. 3...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Syracuse suspends S Thomas for 1 year (AP)

Syracuse safety Phillip Thomas has been suspended for one year for a violation of athletics department policy. The university offered no further explanation in a one-sentence email. The move comes in an off week for the Orange (5-5, 1-4 Big East), who have two games remaining in the regular season. They host Cincinnati a week from Saturday and close the season at Pitt on Dec.
Via Rivals.com
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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