Rutgers Greg Schiano is concerned about secondary heading into Syracuse matchup | NJ.com
While the Scarlet Knights rank eighth in the country in run defense (68.3 ypg) and tied for second in tackles for loss (9.33 per game), the unit is ranked a distant 85th in the nation in pass defense, yielding 241.3 yards per game.
Chop'n Knights - Notes from the Nation - Week 5 | NJ.com
Let’s face it Syracuse is a weak team period. Struggles against powerhouses Rhode Island and Toledo speak for itself. The USC Trojans treated the Orange like an unwanted & unloved old Barbie doll, removing the head and one arm before tossing the remains in the local dumpster.
(Less than) Six degrees of Charlie Strong | C. L. Brown - U of L Beat
Strong hired secondary coach Larry Slade; who coached at Tennessee in 2001 with tight ends and tackles coach Doug Marrone, who is now the head coach at Syracuse.
Weekly Rutgers football depth chart released - On the Banks
Three three-headed OR monster of doom returns at running back. Huggins! Jamison! Deering! Three will enter alive, only one will...start against Syracuse.
Syracuse Rivals: Is Rutgers An ACC Lock, While UConn Will Be Left Out? : Orange Fizz – Free Syracuse Recruiting News, Sports Rumors, Podcasts
"The conference might move to grab Rutgers, especially if it hears word of the Big 10 making a move at the New Jersey school, but UConn might be a different story.
ESPN Obscures Its Own Role in the Conference Realignment Mess : CJR
The bottom line is simple for its editorial staff: ESPN has major conflicts of interest on this story, and not mentiong them—every time—makes it look really bad.
Mike O'Brien: UT Accepts Ruling From Big East, NCAA on Syracuse Game - University of Toledo Rockets Athletics Official Site - UTRockets.com
"While we are obviously disappointed for the student-athletes, coaches and fans that an officiating error played a role in the outcome of our football game at Syracuse, we accept the ruling from the Big East and the NCAA Football Rules Committee that the final outcome of the game cannot be reversed. We appreciate the efforts of those who looked into this matter. We consider the matter closed and now look forward to the remainder of the Rocket football season."
Poliquin: As Doug Marrone is a football coach (and a good one), we must forgive him his odd behavior | syracuse.com
More specifically, Marrone -- who seems of the opinion that bloggers and tweeters (never mind newspaper types) can only hurt the cause and, therefore, must be neutered -- is afraid that even the slightest analysis of his club’s wounds could only help Rutgers as the Scarlet Knights prepare for this Saturday’s affair at the Carrier Dome. As such, he’s manipulated the situation because he can.
Hitler just found out Syracuse and Pitt left the Big East for the ACC. Being Hitler, he's not happy.