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Syracuse Football Preview, Secondary: Phillip and Shamarko Thomas Anchor Talented Group - SB Nation New York
The SU secondary will need to anchor this young and inexperienced defense. While, the interior of the DL tries to figure out a productive rotation and the line backers grow into their rolls, it's the 'Cuse DBs that will need to keep the bleeding to a minimum. There's a lot of talent in this group and it's nice to know that there should at least one consistent aspect of the Orange defense.

Sophomores Whitehead, Davis apple of city’s eye -
Davis picked up scholarship offers from Washington and South Carolina to go along with serious interest from Miami, Rutgers, Xavier and West Virginia while Whitehead landed offers from St. John’s, Syracuse, Rutgers, Pittsburgh and counts Kentucky and North Carolina among his many interested parties.

Syracuse University Athletics - Erica Morrow Still an Orange
"I am very excited about the addition of Erica (Morrow) to our staff," Hillsman said. "She brings positive energy daily and has a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for the game of basketball. Being an alum, she knows what our goals and expectations are. I am very excited that she has decided to be part of the Syracuse Orange women’s basketball for another year."

Status of Peyton Manning, Chris Johnson two of the biggest questions in NFL these days - Peter King -
The last thing a high school senior who's not going to go to Penn State wants to do is tell Paterno (bigger than the governor even then) why he was going somewhere else. (To Syracuse, by the way. With dogged recruiter Tom Coughlin, who set an unofficial record for most Scranton Central High games attended, to make sure the Munchaks knew he cared.)

WSOC | Syracuse picks up first win of season against Florida Gulf Coast – The official sports blog for The Daily Orange
In the Orange’s second and final match of the Embassy Suites Kick Off Classic in Fort Myers, Fla., Syracuse (1-1) scored its only goal on a penalty kick by Brittany Kinmond in the 60th minute.

110820 bowl projections - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl: Syracuse versus C-USA. Make it two in a row for the Orange.

Dwyer's Whigham makes it back to football field after surgery - Sun Sentinel
Despite the setbacks he has experienced in his young life — he lost his mother, who died in an automobile accident when he was 2 — Whigham has not given up on his dream of playing college football. He moved from New York to Palm Beach County following his mother's death and has been raised by his aunt, Wanda Whigham. He recently was offered a football scholarship by Syracuse and has made a verbal commitment to sign with the Orange in February.

'Close' is the word on free safety Phillip Thomas from Syracuse University coach Doug Marrone (video) |
"It’s just a matter of us not putting him in danger from a perspective of the actual jaw healing," Marrone said. "We have him kind of simulating playing, a lot farther back than anyone else, so he can still look at his reads and stay in the mix a bit."

Poliquin: Those Syracuse football walk-ons are a hardy bunch ... and, oh, Doug Marrone loves 'em |
From A (Acchione, Michael) to very nearly Z (Wolf-Gould, Jesse), the selfless Orange walk-ons absorb every bit of practice punishment and the full load of film-room demands doled out to the pay-for-play boys. And they do it, mostly, for a few firm handshakes and some hearty ‘well-dones’ . . . all the while carrying, of course, those heavy student loans.

Syracuse University among colleges in Old Navy's new line of (grammatically incorrect) T-shirts |
A T-shirt reads "Lets Go ‘Cuse" or "Lets Go Stanford" — missing the grammatically correct apostrophe. They should read "Let’s Go..." as in Let Us Go.

Big East football previews: Rutgers seeks to bounce back from forgettable season |
Rutgers was last in the Big East in total defense (374.1 yards), and seventh in scoring defense (26.5). Rutgers allowed 144 points and 1,601 yards in its final three games.

Big East football previews: Holgorsen looks to return West Virginia to BCS bowl |
"Offensively, we’re still a work in progress," Holgorsen said. "We’ll take what we got and figure out who our best players are, and we’ll figure out how to play them and get them the ball. You never have exactly what you want, but we’ll take what we have and find a way to make it work."