1. Foster Turned Down Ivy League to Join Syracuse as Preferred Walk-on

    Syracuse, N.Y. — To understand why Donnie Foster was on the Syracuse campus last week, you have to go back to April 2013, when Foster transferred from his high school in Georgia to the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla...

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  2. Syracuse Football Recruiting: Donnie Foster Commits to SU as Walk-on

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse added a third offensive lineman to the fold in 2014 in Donnie Foster, a 6-foot-4, 300-pound center from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.....

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  3. Foy Suspended from Spring for Academics

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  4. Wheatley Jr., the Top Recruit in NY, Has Syracuse Football High on His List

    Syracuse, N.Y. — A snapshot of Tyrone Wheatley Jr.'s potential came during a league championship game this fall when the defensive end lined up on the nose of the center at the zero technique...

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  5. Cuse First to Offer Kicker Sterling Hofrichter for 2015 Recruiting Class

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse has left little doubt who the top kicking specialist is on its recruiting board for 2015. Head coach Scott Shafer watched the kid hit a 55-yard field goal during a December practice in Florida, and his mind was made up...

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  6. Ex-Syracuse Football Defensive End Jameel McClain Visiting Buffalo Bills

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Jameel McClain has started his free agency tour, and the former Syracuse defensive end spent Wednesday in Buffalo meeting with the Bills, according to multiple reports...

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  7. WR Signee Steve Ishmael Had Surgery on Torn Meniscus

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Steve Ishmael, one of the highest-rated prospects in Syracuse's 2014 recruiting class, had surgery last week in Florida to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee...

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  8. Recruiting Director Eric White OK with Lack of Early 2015 Commits

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Less than a month after high school seniors penned their name to national letters of intent and faxed in the paperwork, college football programs are already knee-deep in constructing their class for 2015...

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  9. New Syracuse Football App 'Orange Nation' Coming Soon

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse will soon release a new app to highlight different aspects of the football program, recruiting director Eric White said this week.....

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  10. Offseason Spotlight: Syracuse

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  11. Bromley: 'I Don't Think You Can Take 10 Defensive Tackles Before Me'

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Mock drafts view Jay Bromley as a Saturday prospect. If he were drawing up the draft board, there's no way his name remains available past Friday.....

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  12. LB Bennett Will Focus on Strong Side When He Arrives This Summer

    Syracuse, N.Y. — The conversations between Parris Bennett and linebackers coach Clark Lea tend to drift toward basketball season now, a much more informal tone over the last three ...

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  13. Former Cuse RB Smith Posts Official 40-Yard Time of 4.84 at NFL Combine

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Jerome Smith just finished testing in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, and the former Syracuse running back posted an official time of 4...

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  14. DT Jay Bromley Hits Goal, Unofficially Runs Sub 5-Second 40-Yard Dash

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Former Syracuse defensive tackle Jay Bromley wanted to crack a sub 5-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine on Monday morning.....

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  15. Shafer Names Acosta New TE Coach

    Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer's staff is complete with the addition of Bobby Acosta, who will direct the Orange tight ends. The head coach at Widener University in 2013, Acosta boasts 15 years of experience in the profession...

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  16. RB Jerome Smith Ready for His 'Marquee Event' at NFL Combine

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Jerome Smith thinks it's the "perfect time" for him to work out and interview in front of NFL teams...

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  17. Former Cuse DT Bromley Ready to Set the Tone at NFL Combine

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Jay Bromley hasn't seen it yet, but he's hoping the Under Armour jersey he will wear at this month's NFL Scouting Combine will have the No. 1 on it.....

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  18. Mother of WR Recruit K.J. Williams: 'He Has the SAT Score'

    Syracuse, N.Y. — The mother of Syracuse football recruit K.J. Williams mitigated concerns about his academic standing, saying his recent SAT testing does not indicate he is in ...

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  19. Punter Jonathan Fisher Leaves Team to Focus on Graduating in December

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Punter Jonathan Fisher has left the Syracuse football program to focus on graduating in December, said Sue Edson, the school's assistant athletics director of communications for football...

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  20. Evaluating Syracuse After ACC Move

    Last week, we caught up with Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson to get his take on how he felt Year 1 in the ACC went for the Panthers football team. Now, it's Syracuse's turn...

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  21. Shafer Helped Blaze Recruiting Inroads in Chicago Through Coaching Clinic

    Chicago — They piled into a double-classroom on a Thursday night four times each year, dozens of coaches from area high schools and colleges driving from as far as DeKalb to congregate and share ideas for the game they love...

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  22. Riley Dixon, Rob Trudo Represent Syracuse on All-ACC Academic Team

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Two Syracuse University football players were named Monday to the 2013 All-ACC Academic Football Team, the league announced.....

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  23. Williams Says He Left High School Basketball Team to Focus on Academics

    Syracuse, N.Y. — More information started filtering in late Monday night and Tuesday morning regarding the circumstances around Syracuse football recruit K.J. Williams' departure from his high school basketball team...

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  24. K.J. Williams Dismissed from High School Basketball Team

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse football recruit K.J. Williams was recently dismissed from his high school basketball team for disciplinary reasons, according to a report in the Easton (Pa...

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  25. Rob Moore Talks Challenges of Recruiting New York

    Orchard Park, N.Y. — During last week's national signing day press conference, Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer said he targeted "six or seven" prospects from New York for the 2014 recruiting class...

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