As we wait to hear that Doug Marrone has interviewed for, and been removed from consideration for, NFL jobs, we look around at what everyone's saying.
Mark Kelso, former Buffalo Bills safety and current color commentator for the team, on Monday morning talked with Gomez & Dave of Syracuse radio station TK99 about the possibility of Syracuse football coach Doug Marrone coming to the Buffalo Bills.
This is an opportunity for Daryl Gross to win over a lot of the people who were against moving home games to New York City over the next few years. All of the people that were in favor of moving the games said that it would get a lot of exposure for the football program, that it would help for recruiting, and above all else, make the football program a lot of money. This is the time to use that money.
Left tackle Justin Pugh is said to be considering leaving Syracuse a year early and entering the NFL Draft.
"I needed an assistant," said Danforth, as he sat in the diner before a plate of steaming eggs and toast. "Back in those days — it's not like it is now. Now you've got five assistants. Back then it was one. He was the only assistant I had. "He was a graduate, a good player and I said what the hell, hire an alum," he said, periodically sipping from his black coffee.
Only those looking through unrealistically orange-colored glasses could examine a remaining schedule that featured games at Cincinnati and Missouri and a home contest vs. undefeated and No. 10 Louisville and predict a 6-1 finish that would include a share of the Big East championship and a dominating bowl triumph. Yet, that is exactly what transpired. How did it happen?
So what needs to change for the Orange in 2013? Here are the team’s New Year Resolutions
ESPN’s Andy Katz tweeted this morning that Tim O’Toole will be joining the Syracuse Orange staff as director of basketball operations.
The 2012-13 Syracuse Orange would be a good team without the services of James Southerland. However, his presence and ability make the Orange a team to look out for later in the season.
If the nonconference season has done nothing else, it has separated three teams from the pack -- Syracuse and Cincinnati, along with Louisville. Somehow the Orange have managed to restock and reload despite losing most of their starting roster. The team's biggest weakness right now is defense -- the zone is good, but not quite yet good enough.
Among my most exciting New Year's resolutions was to build a database of Michael Carter-Williams' assists ... and so I spent a good portion of New Year's Day reviewing all 132 dimes from the nation's assist leader, then making this distribution chart.
This week Kenny celebrates the Syracuse Orange's Pinstripe Bowl win over West Virginia, talks about the Bills' firing of Chan Gailey, and is relieved we averted falling over the fiscal cliff.