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SYRACUSE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Parker Choose to Join the Orange Revolution

The Syracuse University football staff continued its recruiting hot streak, picking up a verbal commitment from linebacker Dymelle Parker on Monday night. The pledge from the 3-star talent from Camden, New Jersey gives Syracuse 11 commitments in the class of 2016, and its second verbal of the day (along with 2017 commit Daewood Davis). Parker […]
Via Otto's Grove
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Providence transfer Chukwu to join Syracuse

Paschal Chukwu, the former Providence Friar, has found a new home.Chukwu has chosen to take his talents to Syracuse, where in time, he will anchor their patented 2-3 zone defense.Chukwu had already visited Nebraska, Kansas and Michigan State before taking a trip to see Syracuse University over the weekend."I believe it's a place where I can make my dream come true,'' Chukwu said...
Via Fox Sports
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paschal Chukwu Appears to be Orange

After flirting with programs like Michigan State and Kansas, it appears that 7-foot-2 Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu has decided to join the Syracuse University basketball program, according to a report from NYCHoops.net. The now former Friar averaged 2.6 points and 2.4 rebounds per game as a freshman at Providence, and will have three years of […]
Via Otto's Grove
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Adds Another on the O-Line

For the third straight day, the Syracuse University football team has picked up a verbal commitment in the class of 2016. This time, it was Wisconsin offensive lineman Sam Heckel, a 3-star recruit who picked the Orange over Northern Illinois. Heckel becomes the third offensive lineman in this year’s class, joining Cam DeGeorge and Noel […]
Via Otto's Grove
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Lands Hybrid Darius Stubbs

The Syracuse University football team is putting an emphasis on versatile playmakers with the 2016 recruiting class, and the Orange added another with a commitment from hybrid Darius Stubbs. Stubbs is a 5-foot-11, 187 pound athlete who will fill one of two H-back slots in this year’s recruiting class. Stubbs is rated as a 2-star […]
Via Otto's Grove
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Lands In-State Athlete Riggins

The Syracuse University football staff picked up its ninth commit of the 2016 recruiting cycle on Thursday, reeling in Rochester native Taylor Riggins. Riggins was in Syracuse on an unofficial visit when he pulled the trigger on a commitment. The 6-foot-2, 215 pounder is considered an “athlete” but will almost certainly head to Syracuse as […]
Via Otto's Grove
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Mike Hopkins Will Succeed Jim Boeheim As Head Coach After 2017-18 Season

Update: Syracuse has released a statement about Hopkins’ designation as next head coach. “For more than 25 years, Mike Hopkins has demonstrated the true meaning of Orange pride and loyalty,” says Chancellor Syverud. “He has contributed so much to the success of the Syracuse basketball program. I know Mike is ready to lead the program into the future and carry forward...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wayne Williams Experiment Fails

Well, that didn’t go as planned. Defensive tackle Wayne Williams’ Syracuse career came to an abrupt end on Tuesday when the University announced that Williams would no longer be a member of the football program. A senior who was almost guaranteed significant playing time, Williams’ time on the Hill was marred by off-field issues. Listed at 6-foot-4 and 325 pounds, he has immense...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wish granted for Wayne Williams of Syracuse

Senior Wayne Williams has been granted his release, according to Syracuse Football’s Twitter account. According to #Syracuse University, Wayne Williams is no longer a member of the football team and has been granted his release. — Syracuse Football (@syrfootball) June 23, 2015 With Williams leaving, Syracuses line is looking pretty weak. They recently loss Eric Crume, Micah...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse names Boise State AD Mark Coyle new athletic director

The University of Syracuse hired Boise State Athletic Director Mark Coyle to the same position the school announced Friday. Coyle has been at Boise State since December 2011 and also previously worked at Kentucky as director AD, along with a stint at the University of Minnesota has associate AD. The expectations for sports at Syracuse are much higher than at Boise State. It will...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Count on Boeheim Winning His Appeal

Many Syracuse fans are surprised it took this long, but head coach Jim Boeheim has finally filed an appeal of the suspension that prohibits him from coaching the first nine ACC games.  There are no details about the date of the appeal or when we can expect the appeal to be resolved. It is puzzling that he waited this long.  It is understandable that he didn’t want to file during...
Via Orange Fizz
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball: Syracuse “Throwback Thursday” Photo Features Bespectacled Jim Boeheim Playing For Orange

Syracuse basketball got into the weekly social media tradition of “Throwback Thursday” on Instagram this afternoon. The program posted a black-and-white photo of a Syracuse game from the 1960′s, and one of the Orange players looks very familiar.  The man shooting is Dave Bing, who went on to have a legendary NBA career. The bespectacled young man bracing himself for a possible...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball profile: Tyler Lydon

Syracuse Forward Tyler Lydon This week’s feature is on Syracuse Basketball’s forward Tyler Lydon. Lydon is a 6′ 9″ power forward from Pine Plains, NY. He helped lead Pine Plains High School to the New York state championship game in 2013 before transferring to New Hampton (NH) prep school. The Huskies went to the semi-finals of the New England Prep School Athletic Council...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean McKeon, Solomon Manning Committing Elsewhere Not a Problem

All is not green in the land of Orange. Despite having a very successful week off of the field, the Orange lost two recruits to recruiting rivals. First, New Jersey linebacker Solomon Manning selected Rutgers; it gets a little dicey though. Manning never held an offer from the Syracuse program, although he participated in a one-day camp over the weekend. Many suspect that the Scarlet...
Via Orange Fizz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Basketball Really Needs A Point Guard in Class of 2016

It’s no secret, the Orange has a need at guard for the Class of 2016. Jim Boeheim and staff have already struck out on Tyus Battle, and there has been an exodus in recent years of guards specifically from the program—with four different point guards starting the last four years. With the lack of development seen from Kaleb Joseph and—more importantly—the lack of a true point...
Via Orange Fizz
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Eyes Providence Transfer

Chris McCullough’s shocking decision to declare for the NBA draft despite a serious knee injury left many Orange fans worrying about Syracuse’s depth in the front court.  Fans hope that the return of DaJuan Coleman can fill in the absence of Christmas and McCullough but looking past next season, there is more hope. Some of this worry may be alleviated as Providence Big-Man Paschal...
Via Orange Fizz
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse offers football scholarship to one-month-old

Syracuse University is taking the pursuit of athletes to a unique level: month-olds, yes, the class of 2032. Actually, Syracuse.com reports that football coach Scott Shafer offered a scholarship to Theo Schein last month. Theo Schein has Orange in his genes as his dad is SU alum and TV/radio sportscaster Adam Schein. Shafer's offer: "It is my pleasure to inform you that we are extending...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Unveils New Turf for 2015 Season

While the hopes of a football-only facility are still just pipe dreams for the Syracuse Orange right now, the university can still make minor upgrades while it patiently awaits a decision. What better upgrade to make than a brand new turf field inside the Carrier Dome? According to College Football Talk, TurfField will be installing the field for the Orange and they claim that the...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse University Unretires Number 44

The Syracuse Orange football team has unretired number 44, per an announcement on the program’s official Twitter page. It's back pic.twitter.com/gZAXOztdwd — Syracuse Football (@CuseFootball) May 19, 2015 For those unaware, that number was worn by legendary Syracuse running back Ernie Davis, who won the 1961 Heisman Trophy while playing for the school. Davis also helped Syracuse...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 19, 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

UConn, Syracuse to renew rivalry in future seasons

Let me apologize if this is your first time on The Fever and were expecting the basketball version of the headline. That would be awesome, but it’s all about football from here on out. UConn and Syracuse have agreed to a home-and-home football series for 2016 and 2018, bringing back an old school Big East rivalry. The 2016 season is now tentatively complete for the Huskies with...
Via AAC Football Fever
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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