Syracuse Daily Links - Doug Marrone Needs To Chip Kelly-ize Orange Football

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Marrone was dealt a bad hand, no denying that. But he has to sell Syracuse, the program, and himself in spite of the aforementioned disadvantages (as well as the dreaded Syracuse winters). So how do we do that, besides calling ourselves The Harvard of Central New York when we’re barely The Syracuse of Central New York? We take a page from Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks, and we make our product more exciting.

What Syracuse coach Doug Marrone can learn from Chip Kelly | The Juice Online
Marrone was dealt a bad hand, no denying that. But he has to sell Syracuse, the program, and himself in spite of the aforementioned disadvantages (as well as the dreaded Syracuse winters). So how do we do that, besides calling ourselves The Harvard of Central New York when we’re barely The Syracuse of Central New York? We take a page from Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks, and we make our product more exciting.

Big East basketball lists: The Top 5 most important players | syracuse.com
4. Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse: The 6-foot-5 sophomore saw only limited action as a freshman, but he's expected to take over at the point for the Orange this season. A lot of expected of the former McDonald's All-American. The plan is for him to hold down the point, but he doesn't go any higher than No. 4 on this list because SU coach Jim Boeheim does have the option of moving senior Brandon Triche to the point when necessary.

Syracuse field hockey team relishes No. 1 ranking | syracuse.com
"I think it was awesome," said Syracuse captain Kelsey Millman, the team’s leading scorer with seven goals and four assists. "It was definitely very exciting for us. It was the first time, for this whole team. I think everyone got really excited because we felt like we deserved it and actually getting the recognition we deserved. But we also have to keep in mind that it only really matters in November."

Syracuse football team turns to drill work to address pressing concerns on both sides of the ball | syracuse.com
Three things will be on coach Doug Marrone’s agenda regarding his offense during the next two days of drill work – turnovers, penalties and goal-line offense. Syracuse is No. 111 in the nation in turnover margin, as it commits 1.5 more per game than it forces (10 committed, four forced). It is No. 110 in penalties (8.75 per game). Twice in the last two games it failed to punch in a touchdown from its opponent’s 1-yard line.

Syracuse is scheduled to play basketball on an aircraft carrier. What if it rains? | syracuse.com
Schloss said if rain forces the game inside, it will be held at the Valley View Casino Center, a multi-use facility located about 4 miles from the Midway. Ernie Hahn, the Valley View general manager, confirmed by email that his facility will serve as the alternate site.

Syracuse football quarterback up for national scholarship grant | syracuse.com
Syracuse University quarterback Ryan Nassib is one of 147 nominees for a National Scholar-Athlete Award presented by the National Football Foundation. The redshirt senior from West Chester, Pa., is a candidate to become one of up to 16 college football players who receives a post-graduate scholarship of $18,000.

Syracuse Basketball: 6 Greatest Senior Seasons in Orange History | Bleacher Report
Scoop Jardine and Kris Joseph finished their Syracuse careers with strong showings last season, but they were a far cry from ranking with the best seniors in Orange history. Despite the program’s reputation for relying on youngsters such as Carmelo Anthony, Syracuse seniors have turned in some spectacular campaigns of their own.

Speed rush: Pierce-Brewster brings quickness to Syracuse defensive line | The Daily Orange
"You don’t see guys that are as big and as fast as he is with the work ethic, the whole package," Rush said. "You don’t see it very often. I’ve never had anybody really quite like him, and we’ve had good guys here."

Beejay Anya Finalizing Visit Dates | ZagsBlog.com
The 6-foot-8 center out of DeMatha Catholic already has officials set for Ohio State (Oct. 5) and Indiana (Oct. 19), but DeMatha coach Mike Jones is working on setting visits for Syracuse, Pittsburgh and N.C. State.

‘Today’ Show Makes Our Day: Super fans’ morning with KLG and Hoda | Her Campus
After Syracuse, Sara and the "Today" team visited the other five finalists and fans were directed to the website in order to cast their vote for the winning school. Yesterday morning, Kathie Lee and Hoda announced that the University of Tennessee came out on top. On October 1, Kathie Lee and Hoda will be broadcasting live from Knoxville. Whomp whomp.

A Citizen on Sport: SU's 'hidden jewel'
"It is out of our control when it comes to what people think about. We like being under the radar," said freshman goalkeeper Jess Jecko from Clinton about one of the few No. 1 teams in the country that still can make people say, "Huh...really?" "We like being a team that comes out and surprises people," Jecko said.

The Numerical, Week 4: 3 acts, 2 QBs and 1 wizard - SBNation.com
Syracuse and Minnesota combined for 10 trips inside opposition 40 … and scored just 27 points combined (Syracuse turned the ball over three times, while Minnesota lost two field goals; Minnesota won, 17-10).

Can the Syracuse football team turns things around as it enters Big East play? | syracuse.com
Now, numbers are only numbers, and statistics never completely explain anything in sports. The bottom line is always winning. But if the Orange can cut down its mistakes and start taking the ball away from the other team a little more, the 2012 season could still have a reasonably happy ending. At this point, I think SU fans would easily settle for a 5-3 finish to go ¬6-6.

Ever want to re-watch the 1999 Syracuse - Michigan game in the Dome? Have at it:

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