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Ex-Syracuse player Ashton Broyld lands at West Georgia

Former Syracuse Orange running back Ashton Broyld was kicked off of the team two months ago. Now, he has found his new home. Broyld has transfered down to the Division II level where he is now playing for West Georgia. Broyld doesn’t just have a new home either; he has a new position. According to the West Georgia depth chart, the former running back is now playing wide receiver...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Syracuse’s Offensive Transformation

Take a moment and think back to a month ago. Terrel Hunt had just injured his achilles and been declared out for the season, and true freshman Eric Dungey was announced the starter. What were your expectations? Another disappointing season on offense, probably. Tim Lester didn’t get that memo, and has been scoring at rates unseen in 2014. Here’s a closer look at just how much...
Via Orange Fizz
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saturday is the First Full Look at the Offense of the Future

Syracuse is coming off of a bye week that has done wonders for the Orange in terms of recovery. Two key players are set to return for the game against USF on Saturday as quarterback Eric Dungey and Wide Receiver Ervin Phillips have both been given the green light. Zack Mahoney performed admirably after he was forced to start against LSU, a top ten team in the country, but this is...
Via Orange Fizz
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Can We Expect From Syracuse Hoops?

We’re smack in the middle of college football season, but just a matter of days ago, college basketball season kicked off while everyone was getting excited about a potential return to a bowl game for Syracuse University. The Orange hoops team has been working out for the past week, and as we head toward the […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day ago  |  Discuss

USF Poses a Turning Point for SU

Heading into 2015, it was fairly clear that the Fizz had very low projections for SU football.  I’m still proud to be the only one who sees the Orange qualifying for a bowl, and I’ll stick with that statement – but it will look awfully bleak if Syracuse doesn’t walk away with a win this coming Saturday. The Orange is on the road for the first time this season, as the team...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Checking In On the SU Football Recruits

Believe it or not, we’re already closing in on the midway point of the football season. With that in mind, it felt like a good time to check in on some of Syracuse University’s football recruits to see how their seasons are going. Because everyone loves offense – and frankly, because offensive stats are a […]
Via Otto's Grove
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Adds QB Lindsey Scott to the Class of 2016

The Orange have had four quarterbacks take snaps under center this year and Syracuse is set to add another QB to the mix in 2016 in addition to commit Rex Culpepper. On Monday, Zachary High School (Louisiana) quarterback Lindsey Scott verbally committed to the Orange, about a week after receiving a visit from Syracuse offensive coordinator Tim Lester. Scott had offers from a dozen...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette made history in Saturday’s victory

LSU running back Leonard Fournette has been making history all season long. Last week against the Syracuse Orange, he rushed for the most yards in a road game in LSU history with 244, which was six yards short of the single-game record in Tiger history. On Saturday, Fournette made another bit of history against the Eastern Michigan Eagles. According to a Heisman Trophy update by...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Gets Pledge from QB/ATH Lindsey Scott

Last week, Syracuse University offensive coordinator Tim Lester checked out Louisiana quarterback Lindsey Scott, a 3-star prospect and talented overall athlete, while the Orange were on a bye. Today, it turns out that not only has Syracuse extended an offer to Scott, but he’s very quickly accepted and decided to join the Syracuse recruiting class […]
Via Otto's Grove
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Looking at ’16 QB Zack Weatherly

With the Syracuse University football team’s quarterback group looking closer to a M*A*S*H unit over the past two seasons, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Tim Lester and Scott Shafer are looking to bolster the position with as much depth and talent as possible. After all, six quarterbacks have taken snaps for […]
Via Otto's Grove
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Extends Flurry of Football Offers

The Syracuse University coaching staff certainly isn’t wasting its bye week, as members of the coaching staff are hitting the recruiting trail hard, trying to make inroads in the classes of 2017 and 2018 as well as shore up some talent in the 2016 class. Today, the Orange extended numerous offers, primarily down in Florida. […]
Via Otto's Grove
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Malone visits with Syracuse

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team received a visit from former NBA great and Hall of Famer Karl Malone earlier today. Malone was in town for the university’s football game against LSU, as his son K.J. is an offensive lineman for the Tigers, and stopped by the basketball facility to speak with the team for a short while. Video of Malone’s visit was posted on assistant...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Orange Played a Hell of a Game

Bottom line: This game exceeded expectations. Fans expectations, media expectations, and my expectations. This was a fantastic game played by the Syracuse Orange and a game that could catapult the Orange ahead the rest of the season. Yes, Zack Mahoney struggled, and I continue to wonder why the Orange didn’t make a change at some point over the course of the game- after the game...
Via Orange Fizz
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse Punter Leaps One LSUY Defender And Nearly Punches Another

Punters are not know for making big plays. Occasionally they nail a deep punt that stops at the one or something like that, but otherwise you don't expect much out of these guys. Well--Syracuse certainly got much more than just good punting out of their guy, Riley Dixon.Dixon took off running on a fake field goal attempt during the first half of play, and rather than get tackled...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Syracuse’s Punter Hurdles Defender, Gets Up, Accidentally Punches LSU Player

LSU has the lead against Syracuse in upstate New York, but the Orange certainly are giving the Tigers a game. SU punter Riley Dixon is one major reason why. Late in the second quarter, Dixon hurdled an LSU defender after a fake punt on fourth down, then accidentally punched a Tigers player celebrating. He wasn’t flagged, since it wasn’t deliberate. Unfortunately for Syracuse...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse C DaJuan Coleman progressing

When DaJuan Coleman arrived at Syracuse in 2012, he was a five-star recruit and McDonald’s All-American out of Jamesville-DeWitt High School in DeWitt, New York, just five miles away from campus. Fast forward to today, and his time with the Orange has been marred by knee injuries. In 37 games, Coleman has averaged just 4.6 points and four rebounds over 12.8 minutes per game. In...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim discussed retirement

It’s pretty much already been confirmed that legendary basketball coach Jim Boeheim’s time is almost up. Syracuse announced that he would be retiring no later than the 2017-18 season following the NCAA’s handing down of punishments earlier this year. Mike Hopkins will be taking over for Boeheim when he finally steps down in the next few years. According to College Basketball...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange OC says walk-on Mahoney is 'the guy'

Syracuse will play arguably the toughest game on its schedule this Saturday when it hosts No. 8 LSU and will look to a walk-on, junior college transfer to lead it to victory. On Wednesday, Orange offensive coordinator Tim Lester announced that Zach Mahoney will get the starting nod when Syracuse (3-0, 0-0 ACC) hosts the No. 8 Tigers (2-0, 0-0 SEC) at 3:30 p.m. "Right now Zack is...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse pulls kiss cam over concerns about campus sexual violence

Well you can kiss this Syracuse fan tradition goodbye — but only if it's not on camera. Syracuse University said it is getting rid of its "kiss cam" and opted not to use the popular public display of affection during last weekend's football game against Central Michigan, after a letter to the editor on questioned its appropriateness. And, given colleges' current...
Via The Other Paper
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse pulls kiss cam amid concerns of unacceptable behavior

Syracuse University is considering kissing its kiss cam goodbye after a fan suggested it sends the wrong message at a time when colleges are fighting against campus sexual violence. A regular feature at sports venues, the kiss cam frames unsuspecting couples in a heart on the Jumbotron while the game crowd cheers for them to kiss. Hearts melted when cancer-stricken former President...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse University pulls kiss cam after letter to editor

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse University is considering kissing its kiss cam goodbye after a letter to the editor suggested it sends the wrong message at a time colleges are trying to end campus sexual violence. The camera framed unsuspecting couples in a heart on the Jumbotron at the Carrier Dome while the game crowd cheered for them to kiss. Manlius resident Steve Port said in...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU Fans Worried About Lack Of Alcohol In Syracuse Before Saturday’s Game

This weekend, the LSU Tigers will travel outside of their comfort zone and head to the Northeast to take on the Syracuse Orange. In addition to the team and support staff, thousands of fans will be making the trip as well. And some in the traveling party are worried that the city of Syracuse, New York isn’t ready: The passion of SEC football is unrivaled in college sports and...
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Syracuse Basketball Unveils New Home Jersey For 2015-16

One simple way to improve any Syracuse uniform? Add more orange. That is exactly what SU men’s basketball has done this year. Orange star Michael Gbinije debuted the new white home uniforms at today’s team photoshoot. The design is not radically different from what Syracuse has been wearing, but the numbers are now orange, instead of gray. The font on the front also looks to...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New Syracuse football turf features embarrassing grammar error (Photos)

The Syracuse Orange football team got off to a great start with a 47-0 victory over Rhode Island, but there were a few things exposed that need to be cleaned up, including an embarrassing grammatical error on their new home turf.Back in 2009, the Carrier Dome field was named "Ernie Davis Legends Field" as a tribute not only to the 1961 Heisman Trophy winner, but also to all the other...
Via Holdout Sports
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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