A little birdie who claims to have close ties to the Syracuse football team says, "I’m being told 100% that there will be a complete overhaul of the uniform, including new pants, jerseys (including an alternate), and helmet." None of this is verified yet.
Eight different groups are in place outside the Dome, securing seats in the first few rows for what may be the most highly-anticipated regular-season game in Syracuse history. Idiots, they may be, but disloyal they are not.
The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team received not one, but two exciting gifts after the holiday break, and they may make all the difference by the end of the 2014 campaign. Welcome to the program, Randy Staats and Mike Iacono. There was a lot to like about the Orange before. Now, watch out, world.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery to DaJuan Coleman. But while he recovers, Syracuse is still a legitimate contender for the championship.
No. 3 Syracuse takes the field for its 2014 season opener on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Jacksonville. Opening draw is set for 5:30 p.m. The Orange is looking for a return trip to the championship game after losing in the national semifinals last season.
Dr. Bradley Raphael will perform the surgery on an outpatient basis, he confirmed today by email. Raphael has been involved in the treatment and medical decisions surrounding Coleman's condition. His father, Dr. Irving Raphael, is the long-time SU team physician.
"Last year I wasn't the first option so defenses weren't keying in on me," says Fair. "Now I'm their priority. It makes me job a little tougher. But I think that brings out the best in me." That's always good for a first impression.
"They emphasized to us, Otto's Army, that they really don't want to come in the building. They prefer to stay outside," says Sala.