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Syracuse Daily Links - The Season Starts Now

With 4 tune-up games and a bye week down, Syracuse’s season starts now - The Daily Orange - Sports
We might as well forget the first four games. That 3-1 start might as well be neutralized to 0-0. The real test starts this Saturday with Syracuse opening conference play. For Doug Marrone and the SU football team, the season really starts now.

what-to-watch-101007 - Big East Blog - ESPN
How real is Syracuse?: The Orange are off to their best start in years at 3-1 but now must do something they've never accomplished: beat South Florida. Ryan Nassib leads the Big East in passing efficiency, but the Bulls are tops in the league in pass efficiency defense. Both teams have feasted on the chaff of their schedules; let's see how they do with the wheat.

Otto's Army " Blog Archive " Marrone vs. Holtz: The First What-If
The sad part here is that Holtz made a mistake and I would bet that given a dose of truth serum you would hear him admit it. South Florida, while fat on Florida talent and competitive in the crummy Big East, will never be confused for Syracuse which may be lean now but boasts a rich tradition, loyal alumni, a beautiful campus and people who care.

How USF Built a Program (Hint: FL Kids) : Orange Fizz – Syracuse Recruiting, Sports Rumors, Podcasts, Student Life
It’s a model for coaches who begin programs. He dug deep into the Florida roots and came out a winner. As simple as that plan sounds (of course you recruit your home state), it more difficult than many realize when you have to battle UF, FSU, and Miami on a daily basis, all of which are proven winners with national attention. Along with the stigma of the step-child school of the state, the Big East and a commuter campus.

The Cuse Connection: Ryan Nassib's Time to Step Up
Through the first four games of the season Ryan Nassib has looked like the first real quarterback to put on a Syracuse Orangemen uniform since the departure of Donovan McNabb.

game predictions 100710 - Big East Blog - ESPN
South Florida 24, Syracuse 17: This is a prove-it game for both sides, and I think the Orange will be more competitive against the Bulls than ever before. USF, though, gets the edge because of home field and a defense that's quietly been playing very well all season.

Syracuse University Athletics - Park's Place
The men’s lacrosse team practiced yesterday in advance of its Saturday run with an impressive roster of alums. Assistant coach Lelan Rogers was gameplanning with his defense. Word is that Paul Carcaterra is equally dedicated as the coach of the Ex-Orange. It’s pretty cool to see that both sides are taking it seriously.

College Football BlogPoll Rankings, Week 6: Alabama's Dominance Cannot Be Contained By Math -
Alabama takes No. 1 so forcefully that they break the system, gaining 108 of 107 available first place votes. Their new hypothetical BCS championship opponent is Oregon, which this poll also slides up a spot after they handled Stanford. Around here the Ducks were already in front of Boise State, however, and the victim is former No. 2 Ohio State.

Syracuse University Athletics - Windy City Orange Turns Out to Support Women's Soccer
Members of the Windy City Orange, the Syracuse Alumni Club of Chicago, gathered to cheer on the women’s soccer team at its game at DePaul last weekend. The group showed their support by wearing orange and starting the "Let’s go Orange" cheer.

Ryan "Gumby" Henry details his move from the stands, as the unofficial leader of SU's student section, to a full time member of SU's cheerleading staff.