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SYRACUSE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jalen Mayden Earns 4-Star Rating from Scout

The Syracuse University football staff is, kind of amazingly, already nearly finished with the recruiting class of 2016 and already getting started on the class of 2017, but we’re jumping ahead to the 2018 class to talk about a player who will no doubt end up high on Scott Shafer and Tim Lester’s wish list. […]
Via Otto's Grove
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Another Domino Falls as Clarke Picks Syracuse

A big recruiting week for Syracuse University just keeps getting bigger, as 3-star safety Devon Clarke has announced that he has decided to pledge to the Orange. The former Oregon State commit has been favoring Syracuse ever since putting himself back on the market, and today made it official on Twitter. He’s the third commit […]
Via Otto's Grove
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet the Orange: Jamal Holloway and Monquavion Brinson

The highlight of Syracuse’s 2016 recruiting class up to this point has been offense, mainly Robert Washington. But over the past two days, Syracuse has gotten commitments from two big defensive targets: Jamal Holloway and Monquavion Brinson. Let’s get to know the newest Orangemen. Jamal Holloway (Defensive end; 6’3″ 215 lbs.; @Malmoney_2016 on Twitter) Source: Scout.com...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Top Recruit Ashton Broyld Dismissed from Program

Wide receiver/running back/former quarterback Ashton Broyld was dismissed from SU’s football program early Tuesday afternoon.  Like defensive lineman Wayne Williams before him, Broyld became the latest player to be kicked off the team.  Yet, unlike Williams, Broyld always seemed to be in the fold on offense and was finally expected to contribute in his fourth season with the...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse dismisses leading receiver from 2013

Though Syracuse Orange running back Ashton Broyld led the team with 52 receptions for 452 yards in 2013, he won’t be with the team for his senior season in 2015. According to a statement from head coach Scott Shafer, as was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk, Broyld has been dismissed from the team for what is being called a violation of team rules....
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Add Athletic DE Jamal Holloway

The Syracuse University football staff made defensive end Jamal Holloway a priority early on, and today the 6-foot-4, 215 pound athlete rewarded Scott Shafer and his crew with a commitment. Holloway is the second Camden, New Jersey commit in the class of 2016, alongside teammate Dymelle Parker. The weakside pass rusher chose the Orange over […]
Via Otto's Grove
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SU Kicks Off a Big Week with Monquavion Brinson

What was already shaping up to be an important week for the Syracuse University football staff with the impending decisions by Jamal Holloway and Moe Neal just got even bigger, as 3-star defensive back Monquavion Brinson announced a surprise verbal pledge to the Orange on Monday night. Brinson had recently named the Orange among his […]
Via Otto's Grove
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Still in the Mix for Donald Stewart

For awhile, it looked like the Syracuse University football staff was done recruiting the wide receiver position for the 2016 cycle. With Sadiq Palmer in the mix and Frank Darby and Brad Hawkins opting for Iowa and Michigan, respectively, it appeared that the Orange were shifting the recruiting focus to other areas of need. But […]
Via Otto's Grove
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Media Coverage of The Basketball Tournament Was Over The Top

The Basketball Tournament was created only two years ago but so far it’s been a big success both for players and fans. It’s easy to see that the competition will continue to thrive in the future. Watching old Syracuse stars compete for $1 million dollars has been an exciting an unexpected basketball bonus for SU fans this summer. Boeheim’s Army may have been eliminated from...
Via Orange Fizz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Target Jamal Holloway To Make Decision Tuesday

A 6’4” defensive end from Camden, NJ, Jamal Holloway put Syracuse on his top 10 list earlier this month. Around the time the list was put together, we took a look at the chances he would come to SU. While Syracuse may sit in that middle to lower tier of schools, they do have an advantage over many other suitors: Location. Syracuse is close to home for Holloway, Camden, NJ. Only...
Via Orange Fizz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Defying the Sanctions

Orange nation was rattled in the aftermath of the NCAA investigation into the Syracuse basketball program. The program that is so beloved by so many self-imposed a post-season ban only to receive apparently devastating punishment from the NCAA. These new sanctions– 12 forfeited scholarships over four years, a nine conference game suspension for Jim Boeheim and vacated wins– may...
Via Orange Fizz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: recruiting under sanctions

After the NCAA sanctions came out, Syracuse University basketball knew it’s recruiting abilities were going to change drastically. The Orange were told they were going to lose 12 scholarships over the next four years, which is a reduction of 13 team scholarships to 10. Because the sanctions had come out in March 2014 and Syracuse is still in the process of appealing them,  the...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse now has top five 2016 recruiting class

Just months after they self-imposed a postseason ban for the 2014-15 season, the Syracuse Orange now have a top five recruiting class for 2016. The ranking comes just hours after five star guard Tyus Battle announced his commitment to the ACC powerhouse program. Battle is the twenty-fourth ranked player in the country and according to 247 Sports, the Orange now have the fifth ranked...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star G Tyus Battle commits to Syracuse

Class of 2016 five-star shooting guard Tyus Battle, out of Gill St. Bernard’s School in Gladstone, New Jersey, about 46 miles away from New York city, has committed to the Syracuse Orange.  Battle announced the decision on his personal Twitter page. Excited to say I have officially committed to Syracuse University!!🍊🏀🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/JFbNigKkm6 — tyus battle ...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: 5-Star Guard Tyus Battle Commits To The Orange

Two months ago, five-star guard Tyus Battle announced his commitment to the Michigan Wolverines on Twitter. After a decommitment and a trip to Central New York, Battle is trading his maize and blue for Syracuse Orange. The 6-foot-7 guard, who will likely play point guard for Jim Boeheim’s team, made the announcement on Twitter shortly after ESPN’s Jeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Football used one snap cadence all year

In football, a key to success at any level is to keep your opponent guessing. The element of surprise allows offenses to test their opponents ability to think and react on their feet without being able to rely on practice or previous game film to assist their play. It’s all about gaining an edge. Or so we thought. Syracuse University’s offensive coordinator Tim Lester told Syracuse...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball; reflecting and moving forward

Jim Boeheim After an NCAA investigation that took over 13 years, Syracuse University basketball was found guilty of the following: academic misconduct, players receiving extra benefits, as well as failure to follow the University’s own drug testing policies. After a self-imposed ban from post season play, the NCAA still came down hard on the University and Coach Jim Boeheim for...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Football: Ex-Syracuse Star, Patriot DE Chandler Jones Shouts Out Orange Freshman Jake Pickard For Wearing Number 99

Defensive end Jake Pickard was one of the top signees for Syracuse in the 2015 recruiting class, and the number he was issued for his freshman season reflects that. Pickard posted a picture earlier today of his locker, complete with a sign indicating he’ll don No. 99, the same digits worn by former Syracuse star defensive lineman Chandler Jones.  Ready to prove myself #OrangeNation...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball Led Nation In 2014-15 Average Home Attendance, Kentucky Had Highest Total Attendance

2014-15 was a pretty forgettable season for Syracuse men’s basketball. The program self-imposed a post-season ban with NCAA violations looming, and finished 18-13, just the third season that Syracuse has finished with fewer than 20 wins under Jim Boeheim. Despite all of that, Orange fans still turned out in a big way this season, edging out Kentucky for the national lead in average...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Providence C Paschal Chukwu commits to Syracuse

Syracuse will be dealing with multiple sanctions from the NCAA within the next few seasons, but their reduction of scholarships hasn’t effected the mindset of young players looking to join the ACC squad. Former Providence center Paschal Chukwu shocked Friartown when he decided to transfer out of the program and, on Sunday, he finally found a new home with the Syracuse Orange. ...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Photo: Rakeem Christmas Is Wearing An Amazing Floral Pattern Jacket At The NBA Draft

The fashion at tonight’s NBA Draft hasn’t been quite as crazy as we’ve seen in years past, but a few players have made some bold outfit choices. D’Angelo Russell is showing off his school spirit with an awesome Buckeye-colored jacket. Syracuse center Rakeem Christmas went with the floral pattern for his suit. Rakeem Christmas, with the sweet jacket. “I like to be different...
Via College Spun
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange 2015 Preview and Prediction

Syracuse took a couple of steps backwards in Scott Shafer's second season, as the Orange won just three games. If any bounce back occurs this...
Via Athlon Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Football Has Unretired No. 44, Worn By Hall Of Famers Jim Brown, Floyd Little, Heisman Winner Ernie Davis

At Syracuse University, it is impossible to avoid the impact of the number 44. It is in the campus zip code and all phone numbers, and hangs from the rafters of the Carrier Dome. The number became famous at SU after being worn by a trio of running backs who made six All-American first teams between them, Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, and Floyd Little. Davis led the 1959 Syracuse team to...
Via College Spun
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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