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Syracuse Daily Links - Tyree Smallwood Expects To Wear Orange In August

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Smallwood has some work to do |
Smallwood, who earned a full athletic scholarship from Syracuse, recently learned that he didn't meet NCAA clearinghouse requirements to enroll at the Big East school. The sticking point, Smallwood said, is his math grade. According to Smallwood, he needs to improve his math score in order to qualify. He is taking math in summer school, which concludes on July 28.

Poliquin: Syracuse basketball legend Roosevelt Bouie has some advice for Rick Jackson |
"There is a tendency with guys here in the States not to shower in the locker room," Bouie said the other day. "They usually wrap a towel around their head, put on their sweats and a hoodie, and go home. I’d tell Rick, ‘When you get to France, don’t do that.’

Sayers: NFL could have helped Mackey -
"You know, John Mackey died at 60-something (69)," said Sayers. "(The NFL) could have helped him more, I felt. But they didn’t, and the players (NFLPA) could have helped more, and it didn’t happen."

Basketball Prospectus | D-I's Top 100 Players
99. Scoop Jardine, Syracuse (Jr., PG), 74. Dion Waiters, Syracuse (So., SG).

The Worst Coaching Tenures in College Football since 1960 |
Robinson’s overall record isn’t as bad as others on this list, but he gets low marks for destroying what was a solid Syracuse program. The Orangemen (as they used to be called) only had one losing season from 1987-2004. Robinson had four losing season in four years, with a high-water mark of 4–8 in 2006.

Weekend Rewind: Syracuse has produced some of NFL's finest - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
The Orange have generated some of the greatest names in NFL history, including...

What If You Caught The Ball- Syracuse Edition | Syracuse State Of Mind
So take a look at the shot and imagine you are down there on the floor in New Orleans and you catch that ball. You are a huge Syracuse fan and you now have the ball in your hands that potentially guaranteed our place in history as national champions. Do you tell them to contact your lawyers because this ball is a part of history and it is in your possession now? Or do you give it back and simply ask to shake Hak’s hand for the awesome block?

West Virginia linebacker Branko Busick arrested, charged with armed robbery |
Police say the 20-year-old Steubenville, Ohio, native was arrested Monday evening after an incident at a Morgantown apartment building. He’s expected to be arraigned Tuesday. Morgantown police say a caller reported a man had pointed a gun at him and two others, demanding money. When the victim said he had none, the man began hitting him with the weapon.

RBR Reading Room: Century of Champions - Roll 'Bama Roll
"The boys from Tuscaloosa went into the game with the heady scent of Orange blossoms but emerged four quarters later with the sweet fruits of victory," Zip Newman opined after the devastating 61-6 win over Syracuse in the 1953 Orange Bowl.

An excerpt from a DVD bonus feature produced for Universal Pictures that was included in the Blu-ray version of the theatrical film, "The Express".

1959 Syracuse Football National Championship from Roger Springfield on Vimeo.