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Syracuse Daily Links - Talkin' Marrone

Doug Marrone talks to Brent Axe and everyone else talks about Doug Marrone.

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Best Roundtable Quotes from "Marrone’s Mission" Fizz Radio Special Episode : Orange Fizz
"I would actually say that short of going 1-11, I’m reasonably sure Doug Marrone comes back for another year. And I know 2-10 is quite a low number to think of, but I just think Dr. Gross, the committee that brought Doug Marrone in here with some of the biggest and brightest alumni we have, all of these people have a lot riding on Doug Marrone, and they are going to wait until the last possible moment before they decide he’s no longer the guy for the job. I think short of an epic catastrophe he’s getting another year out of this at least."

Brent Axe talks with Syracuse University football head coach Doug Marrone (podcast) |
"We are working on quite a few things. What hurts the most is that is reflection of me. That's not how I want to be. That's not how I want our football team to be. The focus that we need comes from me. Right now, I'm not doing my part of the job. We are not living up to my expectations of how this football team should be."

Syracuse University Athletics - SU Ready to Get Back on the Field
"We get a lot more time in the film room and a lot more time on the field having a bye week," Nassib said. "When you have a lot more time to prepare, you are going to play better. Hopefully we are able to continue that streak. We are anxious to get back on the field. Once you get to playing week after week, and then sitting home on a Saturday watching everyone else play, you want to get back there and play."

Macky MacPherson growing as a leader for Syracuse football team |
"Macky is a bulldog," said Will Hicks, the man in charge of making Orange football players bigger, faster and stronger. "He’s tough, he’s smart, and anything he can control he’s going to get good at."

Class of '14 shooting guard Dorian Pickens visits Syracuse |
Dorian Pickens, a highly-regarded junior from Cave Creek, Ariz., took an unofficial visit to the Syracuse University campus on Thursday, according to a source close to the program. Pickens, a 6-4 shooting guard, is ranked No. 55 in the Class of 2014 by ESPN.

Pitt vs. Syracuse: the Bye Week blues - Cardiac Hill
Like games that were nationally televised, which Pitt would find some new and horrible way to lose, the game after a bye week (more than 10 days in between games) were always tough for Pitt.

Syracuse football focus has been on stamping out turnovers, penalties, coach says |
"We’re getting ready for a team coming in that is very talented, up front and in the running back position – very aggressive and sound in what they do defensively," Marrone said of the Panthers. "We have a great challenge, but we have to give ourselves an opportunity – and that’s what we’re not doing right now."

The Morning Orange: Another former Syracuse football player weighs in on concussions |
This morning's offering was meant to share the thoughts of Cooper Gardiner, who made 53 tackles, caused three fumbles and intercepted a pass as a defensive back for the Orangemen in 1985 & ’86, and punted on 86 occasions (good for 3,408 yards, or for a 39.6 average) for them in 1987 & ’88. And it has.

Syracuse University Athletics - Orange Defeats Rutgers in Double OT
Senior Alyscha Mottershead scored in the second overtime period to give the Syracuse women's soccer team a 1-0 victory against Rutgers on Sunday, Sept. 30 at the SU Soccer Stadium. The Orange, which extended its winning streak to three, improved its record to 7-4-2 and matched its win total from a year ago.

Syracuse University Athletics - Chibane and McCabe Named Orange Scholar-Athletes
Senior Zack Chibane (Parasmus, N.J.) of the football team and junior Lindsay McCabe (Georgetown, Ont.) of the Orange volleyball team are the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for Oct. 1, 2012.

Syracuse Basketball: Catching up with Michael Carter-Williams, Brandon Triche and rest of the Orange - SB Nation New York
I decided to look at the roster and update any of the latest news on each of the key returning players, and express some of my opinions. Here's the breakdown in numerical order.

Feelin’ Moody: Can Syracuse Land Bookend DEs in Justin Moody & Ogundeko? : Orange Fizz
With the current Orange enjoying its bye week, The Fizz fires up Syracuse’s recruiting engine. The latest addition to the list of 2013 prospects is defensive end Justin Moody. The Philly native favors SU and Pittsburgh as his top schools. Rutgers, USF, Temple, Purdue, Buffalo and Old Dominion round out Moody’s offer list.

Ever wonder where Otto lives, or what he eats for breakfast? SU students offer their insight on Otto and his life out of the spotlight.