1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 55 reads 0 comments

  15. 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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  16. Proposed NCAA Rule Change Could Slow Syracuse's 'Full-Bore Fast' Offense

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  17. Syracuse Football: Elmhurst's Joe Adam Is New OL Coach, Per Report

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  18. Syracuse Recruit Lamar Dawson Fighting Life-Threatening Disease

    Chicago — The story of Lamar Dawson's signing day saga begins on Thanksgiving weekend when he woke up from an afternoon nap, his pillow stained with blood.....

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  19. Syracuse Offensive Line Coach Pat Perles Leaving Program

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse offensive line coach Pat Perles is leaving the program for another coaching opportunity, according to Sue Edson, the school's assistant athletics director for communications for football...

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  20. Syracuse Football's Recruiting Effort Among Country's Six Most Improved

    There are plenty of reasons for Syracuse football fans to believe the program is on a track for improvement. There's Scott Shafer's enthusiasm, Terrel Hunt's improvement, a Texas Bowl victory and back-to-back seasons with winning records...

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  21. WR Adrian Flemming Will Return for Fifth Season

    The Syracuse Orange football team got a whole bunch of new wide receivers in the Class of 2014 today. Turns out, it will also get back another wide receiver in senior Adrian Flemming, who missed almost all of the 2013 season with an injury...

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  22. NSD Haul of Five Receivers Gives Syracuse Football Lots of Options

    Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer is a firm believer that competition makes every player better. If that's the case, the Orange wide receivers are going to improve in a hurry...

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  23. Behind the Scenes of Denzel Ward's Syracuse Football Announcement

    Chicago — The secret officially came out inside CI Studios during the dress rehearsal for Denzel Ward's national signing day announcement. Ten minutes before the cameras went live, Ward had to make sure the XXXL-sized No...

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  24. Shafer Pleased with Recruiting Class but Makes No Promises

    Syracuse, N.Y. — Scott Shafer showed up for his signing day press conference with a shirt buttoned up nearly to his chin, a tightly knotted tie and a snug-fitting suit jacket...

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  25. Shafer Says George McDonald to Take over as WR Coach for Rob Moore

    Syracuse University football head coach Scott Shafer says that offensive coordinator George McDonald will take over for the departing Rob Moore as wide receivers coach for the Orange...

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