Syracuse University football receiver Chris Clark: "You can never give up your dream" | syracuse.com
"We watched him as a staff collectively," Moore said, "and it was unanimous that we thought this kid could play for us. I think a lot of times people look at the size and stature of guys but don’t really look at the intangibles a player has that will allow him to play at this level. He’s not the biggest guy in the room, but he can run, he’s got some quickness, he can stop on a dime – he has all those things defensive backs don’t want to see. "And he’s got a certain amount of toughness to him. He’s willing to go into the briar patch and make some of those tough catches as well."
Boeheim tells fans to enjoy final year in the Big East - YNN, Your News Now
Even with the loss of four starters from last year's Elite 8 team, Boeheim says he is expecting big things from this year's team.
Orange Watch: Syracuse fans need to embrace MetLife Stadium games | The Juice Online
Until the Dome is regularly sold out for football, and even then it may not matter, it’s important for the future of the program to play (and defeat) name teams on a big stage such as Met Life Stadium.
Michael Carter-Williams: Big East Player To Watch : Big East Basketball
One of Carter-Williams’ biggest strengths is his diversity. Standing close to 6-foot-6, he handles the ball well enough to be able to switch roles with Brandon Triche when necessary, and may even be the teams starting point guard this season. In high school, he showed incredible instincts when it came to deciding whether to score or find a teammate, which will benefit him greatly considering he’ll have talented bigs in Rakeem Christmas, Jerami Grant, and DaJuan Coleman to feed the ball to.
Video: Syracuse vs. USC football preview from Dave Rahme and Nolan Weidner | syracuse.com
Dave and Nolan talk about SU's injury situation for the game against Southern Cal; how much better USC is compared to the team that beat SU last season; and what can the Orange do to try and combat the talent of the nation's No. 2 team.
Syracuse football dilemma: How to control the tempo against USC | syracuse.com
"It’s not just a matter of offense, defense or special teams," he said. "When we put a game plan together, all three phases have to be together in how we want to attack a team. You can’t have one unit being aggressive and another one saying, hey, let’s be a little bit more conservative. The plan has to fit in all three phases for us to win."
If Anyone In Syracuse Knows About Pulling A Major Upset, It's Doug Marrone - Inside the Loud House - A Syracuse Orange Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Marrone stated on his radio show last night that he is very heavily relying on his experiences in the major 1984 upset to help teach these guys the mentality to have to achieve success in New York City on Saturday. The Orange enter the game as 26 point underdogs, and will need flawless execution in order to contain the vaunted USC offense. The Orange dropped a 38-17 decision last season, in a game that yielded little mistakes but rather showed the athleticism of Trojans.
Syracuse Vs. USC Injury Report: Alec Lemon Still Questionable, Trojans Dealing With Minor Injuries - SB Nation New York
Syracuse Orange senior wide receiver Alec Lemon will remaining listed as questionable heading into Saturday's non-conference game against the No. 2-ranked USC Trojans at MetLife Stadium. SU head coach Doug Marrone reiterated Wednesday Lemon's playing status which has stayed the same ever since preseason camp ended. "I am not trying to hide it," said Marrone Wednesday. "I just really don't know yet."
Syracuse sees benefits to game in NYC area - Big East Blog - ESPN
"Our football team and our players and myself try to look at things in a positive perspective. We’re excited," coach Doug Marrone said. "A large part of our team has a lot parents, a lot of family, a lot of friends and a lot of times they can’t make it up to Syracuse, so it’s a great opportunity for them to see that. From a recruiting standpoint, we're focused in on that area. A lot of people are available to come to the game and as far as some of our fans, we understand some of the challenges they have. We hope they can look forward to a good weekend, maybe spending extra time down there. ... Everything that’s going on in the outside is very positive."
ML gives three keys for the Orange while hearing the Trojans marching.