Big East player rankings: Linebacker - Big East Blog - ESPN
7. Marquis Spruill, Syracuse. Spruill had a breakout freshman season last year, with 51 tackles, two tackles and seven tackles for loss in 13 starters. Just a true sophomore, he will be the veteran of the starting unit because of heavy losses the Orange took at this position.
Opening Lines for Big East Games from the Las Vegas Hilton - Big East Coast Bias
West Virginia (-7) at Syracuse and South Florida (-1.5) at Syracuse
Know Thy Opponent: The Syracuse Orange (Offense) - Blogger So Dear
I expect Syracuse to improve slightly from their offensive output last year, but that isn't saying much. There are a ton of questions about the Orange on offense right now, and few will be answered before the regular season gets underway. Unfortunately for Wake Forest, it is nearly impossible to tell how we will matchup because of how bad we were last year on defense.
Syracuse University Athletics - New SU Athletes Lend Playful Hand
Student-athletes from six Syracuse University teams enjoyed a day on the playground with the Salvation Army Daycare Program on Friday, July 22. Members of the football, men’s basketball, men’s lacrosse, field hockey, women’s rowing, and women’s cross country/track and field teams participated in a morning session at the Daycare to explain to the children the importance of being active.
Poliquin: Despite his critics, Donovan McNabb says he has 'three or four years' of football left in him | syracuse.com
"You lose that 24-year-old body, that 24-year-old frame. It may be speed. It may be that loosey-goosey thing where you can be contorted in different positions and you don’t bounce up as quickly. And I’m no different. But I still think I’m at the top, the peak, of my game. I see myself playing another three or four years."
Orange football links: 3 Syracuse Orange players among Big East's top 25 | syracuse.com
14. Defensive end Chandler Jones, 17. Offensive tackle Justin Pugh, 20. Running back Antwon Bailey
Syracuse University Athletics - Orange Cracks Dickie V Preseason Top 40
Syracuse has found its way into the annual Dickie V Preseason Top 40 selected by espn.com columnist and broadcaster Dick Vitale. The Orange are fourth in the ranking, announced July 25.
TAKE THAT, FCS EAST!