Ron Thompson’s Return Brings Needed Leadership to the Roster

The Orange defense is in some trouble. With all of the players last year’s team lost through either the NFL or graduation, a lot of questions are surrounding Scott Shafer’s defense going into the season. On Tuesday, one of those questions got answered. Ron Thompson, the leader of the defensive line, has been cleared to play in Syracuse’s season opener against Rhode Island this...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Injury Update: Ron Thompson On The Mend

Injuries suck. They take away from the potential of teams and leave fans wondering what could have been. Would Syracuse football have won more games in 2014 if Terrel Hunt hadn’t torn his ACL? What about Syracuse basketball with Chris McCullough? We’ll never know, but all we can hope is that the 2015 Orange is better off than last year’s version. Here’s a look at some of...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Thompson and the Dreaded Lower Body Injury

Hands down, junior defensive end Ron Thompson is one of the Orange’s most important pieces on defense, if not the most important.  He stands out among a defensive line unit that graduated defensive ends Robert Welsh and Micah Robinson and nose tackle Eric Crume.  The Orange also graduated linebackers Dyshawn Davis, Josh Kirkland, and standout Cameron Lynch.  And the secondary...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Groobers: SU Blown Out by Pitt 30-7

We already knew Syracuse football wasn’t heading anywhere but home for the holidays. But the Orange isn’t even being competitive down the stretch. In an ugly effort Saturday at Pittsburgh, the Panthers blow out SU 30-7. Pitt jumped out to a 17-0 lead and never looked back. The lone offensive highlight was the 10-play, 75-yard touchdown drive which ended in SU’s only score,...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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