Ripened: SU's official mascot for 15 years, Otto the Orange has grown as university icon - The Daily Orange - Feature
Natario said several Orange supporters were upset with Otto during the games. Angered fans sent e-mails to the athletic department saying Otto shouldn't have been playing with props while the football team was losing its fifth game in a row.
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Syracuse’s physical defense should bounce back nicely Saturday against a Rutgers team that’s averaging only 2.8 yards per carry and has rushed for 100 yards only once in its past seven games. The Orange stifled the Scarlet Knights last year, allowing just 26 yards on 27 runs in SU’s 31-13 win.
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Delone Carter vs. the Rutgers defense: Rutgers' defense has allowed three straight Big East teams to produce a 100-yard rusher against it. Now comes Carter, the Syracuse workhorse tailback who ranks fourth in the league in rushing yards. The Orange passing game hasn't done a whole lot lately, so much of the game plan figures to revolve around Carter and the ground attack as it did in last year's win.
Syracuse University scout team quarterback John Kinder a true role player | syracuse.com
"For us to be able to put John there, we really get the best of both worlds," he said. "He can throw and he can run."
Big East's football TV deal hands scheduling disadvantage to Syracuse, Louisville | syracuse.com
"We don’t have a (second) bye week," he said. "Louisville and Syracuse are the only two teams that don’t have a bye (during the league season). I understand why it’s like that, but when you’re trying to get back to where you want to be as a program … I’m sure Louisville might be going through the same thing … it is difficult," he said, adding, "If we didn’t have (so many) injuries, I probably wouldn’t say anything about it."
Journal Tribune: York County's Only Daily Newspaper > Sports > No hiding Harris' excitement
"I am so excited," Harris said. "I just want to play. I can’t wait to play. I just want to play."
College Football BlogPoll Rankings, Week 11: TCU Leapfrogs Boise State To Find Itself On Deck - SBNation.com
TCU destroys Utah to surge past Boise State, leaving the BlogPoll with no super cool top four differences from the real BCS standings. Also: The Big 12 rearranges itself, and the one-loss team with a best shot at the national title game is... LSU?
FanHouse Top 30: No. 13 Syracuse -- NCAABB FanHouse
Syracuse's theme this season, as announced in their words as practice opened and on T-shirts at its Midnight Madness, is "Unfinished Business.'' The Orange were certain that they were a Final Four team last season, but lost in the Sweet 16 to eventual national runner-up Butler. They're absolutely convinced that they should set their sights just as high now as they did a year ago
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