Updates on the ACC's many quarterback battles

College football is not all about quarterback play. But we've seen its importance, particularly over the last decade or so. And if it's the most important position on the field, then the ACC is going to be in for a lot of uncertainty this season. Jameis Winston (Florida State), Anthony Boone (Duke) and Terrel Hunt (Syracuse) return as starters for their teams, but there are...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Production in the Red Zone

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news via fansided Last year, something became obvious: the Syracuse offense would struggle, and the defense was the strong unit. However, in the red zone, the offense was pretty good, while the defense was well below average. Basically, the red zone caused the units to do a role reversal. This year, it looks like both units...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Football Preview

After losing head coach Doug Marrone to the NFL, many thought Syracuse would take a step back. Scott Shafer was promoted to the head job and immediately made headway with the Orange, guiding them to a 7-6 record and a win in the Texas Bowl. With returning starters at key positions, Syracuse could repeat last season's success in an improved Atlantic Division. A tough non conference...
Via SCACC Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

When Will Syracuse Football Be “Back?”

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via rantsports CBS Sports released its preseason bowl projections yesterday and the Orange was nowhere to be found on the list. What is even more surprising is that fellow Atlantic Division teams N.C. State and Boston College were picked to go to the Detroit Bowl and Bitcoin Bowl, respectively. The Wolfpack did not make...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Football Can Only Go Up from Here

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via gannett cnc The year of booming success may not be in 2014, but 2015 is definitely close. With Scott Shafer set to begin his second season as head coach of Syracuse football, the program has gone through a number of changes. The obvious changes are the new conference, players, coaches, and the future addition of national...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

History Says Terrel Hunt Will Have an Excellent Junior Year

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news   via nfl.com Terrel Hunt is the ninth-rated junior quarterback in college football, according to CBSSports’ 2016 NFL draft prospect board. Since Hunt is in the top 10, that means that, as of right now, he has a realistic chance of being drafted after he graduates. Hunt definitely had a successful sophomore season last...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Festive Offense: Shafer Praises SU’s Fast-Paced Attack and Wideouts

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via syracuse.com Syracuse football’s offense closed the 2013 season red-hot with a scorching scoring attack. Many returning starters and promising fresh faces have already reignited Orange Nation based on eye-popping highlights from Syracuse’s “Fan Fest” at SU Soccer Stadium over the weekend. Scott Shafer recapped...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Athlon: ACC coaches talk anonymously about other ACC teams

Athlon Sports asked a bunch of anonymous ACC coaches (which could mean anything from head coaches to the strength & conditioning guys) to talk about all of the other teams in the conference. Altold, Anonymous ACC Coach seems to be rather fond of the Syracuse Orange... "They were very physical up front and defensively. By the end of the year they were playing extremely...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Key Position Battles to Watch for in Orange Football Camp

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via syracuse.com Saturday Scott Shafer and the Syracuse Orange started their first day of summer training camp. With a target of eight wins, Shafer and the rest of his staff must figure out which players will be on the field to give the Orange the best chance of reaching its goal. Some positions are truly wide open.  Wide...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Shafer: Offense Will Speed Up

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via examiner.com As a part of the recent media days, many ACC coaches, including Scott Shafer, spent time at ESPN headquarters. While talking to Ivan Maisel, Shafer said the close wins at the end of last season were great for momentum—and especially for Terrel Hunt, who really came along against BC and Minnesota. Shafer...
Via Orange Fizz
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrel Hunt Needs to Capitalize on Opportunity

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via ap When Syracuse revealed its depth chart for the upcoming football season, there were a lot of question marks.  There are disputes over positioning on both lines, as well as anticipation surrounding the wide receiver corps.  One position that is certainly not up for debate, however, is the play-caller. Unlike last...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Syracuse Football’s Training Camp Depth Charts

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for all pre-season coverage of SU Football’s 2014 Season. via fansided Believe it or not, training camp is right around the corner for SU Football. Syracuse’s leaders for the upcoming 2014 season were at the ACC Football Kickoff on Sunday in Greensboro, NC. Senior standouts OT Sean Hickey and LB Cameron Lynch represented the Orange. The kickoff event...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sunday Fizzcast: Quarterbacks and Recruits

Seth Goldberg takes you through the week in Syracuse sports. We start off by talking football recruiting, including the possible addition of 4-star linebacker Anthony McKee. Seth also talks about the direction of the SU football program, and why it is really heading the right way. Next, Seth is joined by Damon Amendolara. Seth and DA look at some of the Orange on watch lists this...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Not Add a 7th QB to the Syracuse Roster?

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via rivals Even with six quarterbacks on the current roster, Syracuse still has young QBs on its radar. Lamar Jackson is a 6’2”, 200-pound quarterback out of Boynton Beach Community High School in Boynton Beach, Fla.  He is a recruit in the Class of 2015 and could possibly be one of the guys to compete for a job when...
Via Orange Fizz
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrel Hunt: Syracuse Wants To 'Hit'm in the Mouth' This Season

The Syracuse QB stopped by ESPN CNY to talk about the upcoming season and his recent trip to the Manning Passing Academy. Syracuse Orange quarterback Terrel Hunt is coming into the 2014 season with a lot of expectations, most notably to improve his passing game. It can't hurt that he attended the Manning Passing Academy over the weekend. He stopped by ESPN CNY to discuss how...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Preseason Alert: Terrel Hunt Participates at Manning Passing Academy

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via AP Just over 40 college quarterbacks attended the prestigious Manning Passing Academy over the weekend. Syracuse football’s starting quarterback Terrel Hunt made an appearance. The 6’3”, 233-pound gunslinger posted a photo on his Instagram account this past Thursday to share the news about his trip to Nicholls...
Via Orange Fizz
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fizz Five: Why Syracuse Will be Back in a Bowl Game

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via twincities.com Realistically, Syracuse inched into its bowl game this past season. The season came down to the final six seconds, when Terrel Hunt threw a touchdown to Josh Parris to give the Orange a win against Boston College. That pass made SU bowl eligible for the second straight season. There were so many new things...
Via Orange Fizz
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Predicted to Play Inaugural Detroit Bowl vs. Northwestern

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news   via collegesports Athlon Sports released their early bowl predictions for the upcoming college football season and they have Syracuse facing off with familiar foe Northwestern in the Detroit Bowl.  The name will change once a sponsorship agreement is reached. Played on Dec. 30, the inaugural game will take place at...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Depth in the Field: Syracuse Eyes Wide Receiver Najee Clayton

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via 247sports A team can never be too deep at a position. Syracuse has had recent success at the wide receiver position. The Orange receivers do big things in Syracuse and some move on and do bigger things in the NFL. Najee Clayton, a wide receiver from Paramus, N.J., could be one to fit into the offensive mix. The 6’2”...
Via Orange Fizz
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Countdown: No. 10 Syracuse

It wasn't always pretty last season, but Syracuse and hard-nosed first-year head coach Scott Shafer found a way to get it done, finishing 7-6 and making a bowl game for the second straight season. It will be a struggle to do it for a third year, but nothing was easy about last season, either. Can he get it done yet again this season, and can Syracuse show the kind of progress...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Gridiron Success in 2014 Lies in Ashton Broyld’s Development

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Syracuse.com One major part of the passing game that was missing last season was a go-to receiver for Terrel Hunt. Last year, some thought Jarrod West would be the go-to receiver after a big spring game, but it never really panned out. This year, Ashton Broyld was the star of the spring game, grabbing eight passes...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrel Hunt: Ready to be the Face of Syracuse Football

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via AP Terrel Hunt is the man right now. The future is bright for the Syracuse quarterback, who led the Orange to a Texas Bowl victory in his first season under center. It was not an easy start for him. Drew Allen won the quarterback battle at the beginning of the season, but Hunt took over and was 6-4 as the starter....
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Backup Quarterback Battle Heats Up After Annual Spring Game

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Varsity Prep After coach Scott Shafer announced that there would be a hybrid scoring system for the Syracuse University Spring Game, many were skeptical.  However, the team provided an entertaining contest for fans, along with some perks. There were 4,071 people in attendance, a slight increase from last year....
Via Orange Fizz
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Offensive Adjustments Key to Syracuse Football Success in 2014-15

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via USA Today The Syracuse offense came alive the last two games of the season last year as Terrel Hunt finally looked comfortable as the quarterback of the Orange. However, for much of the season, the offense looked lost. SU failed to score more than 14 points in four of its 13 games and only topped 21 points five times...
Via Orange Fizz
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange season preview

Syracuse surprised many last year by finishing 7-6 in its first season in the ACC and first season under head coach Scott Shafer, and the Orange appear to be in good shape to match or exceed that win total in Shafer’s second season. Unlike last season, there is no quarterback controversy in Syracuse, as junior Terrel Hunt returns after starting the final 10 games last season...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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