According to the Times-Record's Sal Interdonato, Army will announce their opponents for the 2012 and 2014 football games at Yankees Stadium tomorrow. Neither of them will be Syracuse:
Army will play a college football game against Air Force in 2012 at Yankee Stadium, the Times Herald-Record has learned....Army will also play Rutgers in 2011 and Boston College in 2014 at Yankee Stadium, according to a source.
Has anyone seen DOCTOR Gross? Seriously, take his belt and shoelaces and try to keep him inside for the next 48 hours.
Though, there is one line of Interdonato's article that gives a little pause. He says that the Yankees are going to have a press conference tomorrow "to announce more college football games, including Army home games." Does that mean there will be games scheduled that don't include Army? And if so, would that be what SU has up their sleeve? I guess we'll know soon enough.
In the meantime...wow...Boston College gets a game in New York City over Syracuse. I am extremely interested to know the details on how that came to pass. It can't possibly be because Syracuse said no, so there has to be another reason. Whether you agree or not with this being a good move for the program, you can't help but think this looks very bad for New York's College Team.
Again, we may find out that SU has their own deal in the works. And there's also that Notre Dame-Meadowlands deal that is supposed to be happening. So I'm guessing that even if we don't hear Syracuse's name called during the press conference tomorrow, we'll hear from the SU Athletics department about the alternative or explanation shortly thereafter. Right? Yes? Cause otherwise, it just doesn't look very good.
H/T: Bleed Scarlet
Update: Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick cryptically throws out that the Irish still have yet to announce their big neutral-site games for 2011 and 2012 but he is "hopeful to be able to announce at least one and maybe both by the start of the season." Could one of them by the Syracuse game in East Rutherford? H/T again to Bleed Scarlet, killin' it.