Syracuse’s running back situation is… messy? Sure, we’ll say messy.
The Orange didn’t have all that much success running the ball this season, and the future has question marks. Just look at Scott Shafer’s leaders in rushing attempts from last year:
1. Prince-Tyson Gulley: Graduating
2. Adonis Ameen-Moore: Graduating
3. Terrel Hunt: QB coming off injury
4. AJ Long: QB Redshirted...
Over the last decade or so, the Syracuse University football team has been fortunate to feature a number of talented running backs, and since 2000 there have been nine seasons in which an Orange tailback has amassed more than 1,000 yards on the ground. With the graduation of Prince-Tyson Gulley, the pressure to produce out […]
Syracuse’s stagnant offense is in desperate need of a spark and that spark may just come from 2015 recruit Dontae Strickland out of South Brunswick High School. Strickland, who verbally committed to Syracuse in June, may be the 73rd ranked running back in the class of 2015 but he will fit in seamlessly in the Syracuse offense.
The 6’0″, 185-pound Strickland is an athletic...
Antwon Bailey, Prince-Tyson Gulley, and Jerome Smith have been the strong offensive backs for Doug Marrone and Scott Shafer in the last three season, two of which Syracuse made and won a bowl game.
This year, the story has not quite been the same, even with Gulley set up as the top back. Shafer has given opportunities to freshmen to see what impact they could have on the team...
There has been a lot of questions asked about the Syracuse running backs. Who would step up as the second guy behind Prince Tyson Gulley? Could Adonis Ameen-Moore make an impact after getting virtually no playing time last year? We needs more answers, but look to this weekend for even more separation.
The Orange admitted this past week they overlooked Nova...