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Big East Media Day 2011: Syracuse Football News, Notes & Quotes

A collection of items of interest to Syracuse Orange football fans on Big East Media Day, updated as we go...

Syracuse will head to Ft. Worth next year in their first Big East meeting with the TCU Horned Frogs. Gulp.

Chandler Jones said he put on 20 pounds this offseason and cut his 40 time down to 4.7 flat.

"It starts and ends up front with the running game and the passing game." QB Ryan Nassib

Just spent about 7 minutes with Nassib. He made no guarantees but did say for the season to be successful they have to win the Big East. - Fizz


Doug Marrone Quotes

"We lost a lot of players on defense, but we have talented kids coming into compete."

"We go on the road and play the tough opponents."

"Trying to create this foundation. Trying to be competitive team year in, year out."

Marrone says players thanked him for making them winners after Pinstripe Bowl.

"Let ME worry about stuff going on outside the program."


Here's the full voting results of the Big East preseason poll. West Virginia received 21 first-place votes while Pitt received two and USf got a lone vote. The Orange scored 98 points, just barely ahead of Cincy (96).