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Syracuse Daily Links - SU Football Needs To Bring The Wood

Syracuse University football team must wait a while longer to change its image for keeps |
Marrone had placed pieces of 2-by-4’s in each player’s locker during game week with the words: "SU. Bring the Wood."

Big East power rankings, Week 8 - Big East Blog - ESPN
6. Syracuse (4-2, 0-1): Was losing at home to the team picked to win the Big East a terrible thing? No. Was losing by 31 points bad? Yes. Yes, it was.

Nassib struggles as Orange abandon run in 2nd half - The Daily Orange - Sports
"How do you criticize the quarterback when it's the whole team?" Marrone asked following the game. "If the kid goes back there clean and throws an interception without anyone in his face, yes (it's his fault), if it's the wrong read. But hey, there are people back there."

what we learned 101710 - Big East Blog - ESPN
Not yet, Louisville and Syracuse: Fans at Louisville and Syracuse were understandably excited when their teams started 3-2 and 4-1, respectively. Each began conference play with one of the preseason favorites at home. They gave up a combined 80 points in a pair of losses. Both the Cardinals and the Orange are more competitive than they've been in recent years, and each could still challenge for a bowl. But thoughts that either could finish in the upper half of the Big East now look a bit premature.

LoGiurato: Beyond instant reaction, still long-term questions for Orange to answer - The Daily Orange - Sports
"A lot of disappointment," SU defensive end Chandler Jones said. "I personally feel that there were a lot of plays that I left out on the field, and we made a few mistakes."

Orange::44: Monday Morning Quarterback 10/18/10
There are basically two kinds of people in the Syracuse world right now. The first is the message board poster, the guy who says that the four wins were flukes and the team sucks and won't win another game the rest of the season. The other is the eternal optimist, who thinks the loss to Pitt was just the team having a bad day, and that the team will march into Morgantown this Saturday and beat up on the Mountaineers.

Three Idiots on Sports: Paper Tigers - Syracuse - Pitt Observations
When assigning blame for this debacle, let's start with this space. All three of us, like most SU fans, put way too much stock in the win over South Florida. I was the moron who, just one week ago, ploclaimed that Syracuse has arrived. The lesson - we are idiots, but you already knew that.

There were a bunch of zombies in Syracuse this past weekend. Run with that as you will...