Sharod Johnson Under the Radar No More

Right after quarterback recruit Tommy DeVito pledged to the Orange, Syracuse got another commitment from a little known wide receiver from Florida. Sharod Johnson has been flying under the radar, but after transferring to powerhouse Booker T. Washington and catching a game-winning TD over No. 1-ranked St. Thomas Aquinas, his time in the spotlight is […]
Via Otto's Grove
5 hours ago

Two Blue-Chip 2017 Guards Express Interest in Syracuse

A pair of elite 2017 guard recruits solidified their interest in Syracuse over the past few days. The Orange has yet to sign a player in the class of 2017, but if Jim Boeheim could land one or both of the backcourt blue-chippers, SU’s outlook for the somewhat-distant future would improve immensely. Lonnie Walker, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Reading, PA, revealed his top five...
Via Orange Fizz
8 hours ago

WATCH: Women's Soccer | Army Postgame - Eva Gordon

Junior Eva Gordon talks about the Orange's 1-0 win against Army, after she scored the game-winning goal in the 54th minute.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Women's Basketball GA Maggie Morrison Interview

Syracuse women's basketball graduate assistant Maggie Morrison interviewed by Brian Higgins at halftime of the Orange women's soccer team's game vs. Army on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ian McIntyre Previews Season Opener

Syracuse men's soccer head coach Ian McIntyre and Cuse TV's Brian Higgins preview the Orange's season and their opener vs. UMass on Friday at 7 p.m. at the SU Soccer Stadium.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Men's Soccer vs. UMass Preview

Syracuse men's soccer senior midfielder/defender Liam Callahan and sophomore goalkeeper Hendrik Hilpert preview the Orange's season opener vs. UMass to be played on Friday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. at the SU Soccer Stadium.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Syracuse’s Fast-Paced Offense Slow Down Its Own Defense?

When a football team picks up a first down, the color commentator will sometimes say that the happiest guys on the field are actually on the sideline — the defensive players getting an extended rest while their offense maintains a long drive and chews up clock. It’s a common announcer trope, but it does hold true when that offense operates at a fast pace, as Syracuse is expected...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago

Zack Mahoney Talks to The Fizz About His Scholarship

You may remember Zack Mahoney as “that backup quarterback who got thrown to the wolves.” Last season, the sophomore started against Syracuse’s two toughest opponents, then 8th ranked LSU and national title runner up Clemson. The junior college transfer didn’t shy away from the challenge. He threw for a combined 234 yards and had five total touchdowns in those two starts,...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago

WATCH: Dino Babers' Coaching Career: Hawaii To Syracuse & Everywhere In Between

Syracuse head coach Dino Babers has traveled all over the nation prior to landing with the Orange. Watch as Babers recounts his many coaching stops across the country, from Hawaii to Syracuse and everywhere in between.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

WATCH: Highlights | Syracuse vs. Delaware

Highlights from the Syracuse women's soccer team's 2-0 win over Delaware in the Orange's home opener. Alanna O'Neill led the Orange with two goals.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Syracuse star Jim Brown to receive alumni award

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Jim Brown is being honored by the Syracuse University Alumni Association with the 2016 Arents Award. The award will be given Sept. 16. It's the school's highest alumni award, which honors excellence in athletics and social activism. Brown began the Syracuse legend of No. 44 for the Orange football team when he wore it from 1954-56. He was a four-sport star...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown-Syracuse December game to honor Pearl Washington

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse will honor the late Dwayne ''Pearl'' Washington when the Orange resumes its basketball rivalry with Georgetown at the Carrier Dome in December. The tribute to Pearl will include a ''31'' logo affixed to one of the Jim Boeheim Court sidelines, at approximately the same distance from where Washington made his memorable half-court shot to defeat Boston...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse introduces new AD John Wildhack

Thirty-six years after he graduated from Syracuse University, John Wildhack has returned to his alma mater as its new athletic director. Wildhack was introduced Tuesday to a nearly full auditorium in the university's football wing by Chancellor Kent Syverud, who chaired a search committee that included new football coach Dino Babers. A Buffalo native, Wildhack ends a 36-year tenure...
Via Associated Press
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse schedules 2017 home game against MTSU

The Syracuse Orange look to start improving vastly over the next few years with Dino Babers firmly in place as their new head coach. They can start the improvements by scheduling out some teams they should be able to beat and they did just that with a 2017 home match-up against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders. The Orange announced on Friday that they will host the Blue Raiders...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse hiring Wildhack as athletic director could be huge for Orange and ACC

Syracuse University shocked college athletics when the school announced the hiring of ESPN executive vice president for programming and production John Wildhack would be the school’s next athletic director on Wednesday (July 6). The move came fifty-seven days after the previous AD, Mark Coyle, suddenly left SU for the same job at the University of Minnesota. While the move...
Via The Comeback
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN exec John Wildhack to leave to become Syracuse AD

After filling a number of roles with the Worldwide Leader starting from 1980 through the present as a production assistant to producer to programming executive to an executive avice president, John Wildhack is leaving ESPN to become the Athletic Director of his alma mater, Syracuse University. Wildhack was the producer of ESPN’s first live NFL game in 1987 and its first live...
Via Awful Announcing
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse names ESPN VP John Wildhack new director of athletics

The Syracuse Orange have been looking for a new director of athletics over the last few months and it looks like they have finally found their next leader. The school reported they had hired ESPN Executive Vice President and Syracuse alum John Wildhack to take over the position. Wildhack graduated from Syracuse in 1980 and immediately began working at ESPN. He has been with the company...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse Tabs John Wildhack as New AD

There was a strong feeling among the Syracuse University faithful that, based on the acrimonious breakup with former athletics director Mark Coyle, his successor should be someone from within the family. Well, that message seems to have been taken to heart, as the University today named 1980 graduate John Wildhack as the new AD for […]
Via Otto's Grove
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio LB Kadeem Trotter Picks Syracuse

The Syracuse football staff picked up another talented defensive prospect on Sunday as outside linebacker Kadeem Trotter pledged to the Orange after competing at the team’s camp recently. Trotter is a long, rangy athlete who could potentially play safety at the college level. He’s also the second linebacker to commit to the Orange in as […]
Via Otto's Grove
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

DB Ifeatu Melifonwu Verbals to Syracuse

Syracuse picked up yet another commitment today as Grafton, Massachusetts defensive back Ifeatu Melifonwu pledged to the Orange, making him the latest in a nice string of commits over the course of the past week or so for Dino Babers and his staff. The Orange coaching staff is on about as good a roll as can be after a […]
Via Otto's Grove
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Orange Hosting Elite ’17 Hoops Prospect Richards

This is a big weekend for Syracuse basketball recruiting. Yeah, we’re still waiting to find out what’s happening on the Taurean Thompson front and trying to round out the roster for the upcoming season. But it’s important to remember, the 2017 recruiting class is absolutely essential. And arguably one of the “must-get” players is currently […]
Via Otto's Grove
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Syracuse Football’s Biggest Need: Defensive Backs

Recruiting is such a difficult topic to cover because there are so many moving parts, often words mean little and everything is always changing. Something that often gets lost when one is caught up in the latest commits to their given team is what their team actually needs. When talking about Syracuse, things get even more dicey because the holes that Syracuse has are so glaring...
Via Orange Fizz
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse Lands Three Star Receiver Joshua Palmer

If Orange is the new fast, then Syracuse is certainly living up to that motto. SU took a huge stride in the speed department after landing Class of 2017 wide receiver Joshua Palmer. The St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Fort Lauderdale, FL) product was clocked at an eye-opening 4.44 40-yard dash, and that’s only good for second amongst Orange recruits for 2017 with Nykeim Johnson...
Via Orange Fizz
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse transfer Gabe Sherrod found out fate on Twitter

The Syracuse Orange were set to add a big FCS transfer in the former of Delaware State defensive end Gabe Sherrod this year. However, it was announced on Saturday that the team was going in a different direction. That news seemed to shock the graduate transfer. Sherrod did an interview with’s Stephen Bailey after the news broke and he revealed that the news came to...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Richardson, Kansas’ Diallo to stay in NBA Draft

Syracuse guard Malachi Richardson and Kansas forward Cheick Diallo told teams during interviews Friday afternoon at Chicago’s NBA Combine that they have decided to leave the college game behind them and remain in the draft, according to ESPN NBA insider Chad Ford. Both Malachi Richardson & Cheick Diallo told teams in interviews today that they've decided to stay in the draft...
Via College Spun
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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