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Syracuse Daily Links - Chandler Jones Named NFL Rookie Of The Month

Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones was named the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Month for September. Not a bad way to start a career. Jones had three sacks, two forced fumbles and 17 tackles in the first four games of his career.

Tom Szczerbowski - Getty Images - Blogs: The Blitz" Blog Archive " Chandler Jones named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month
Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones was named the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Month for September. Not a bad way to start a career. Jones had three sacks, two forced fumbles and 17 tackles in the first four games of his career.

Syracuse football's Sales wants to be remembered as "a guy who definitely came out on top" |
"I definitely feel I let my team down," he said. "Coming out of the Pinstripe Bowl a lot of people had high expectations for me."

Syracuse football veteran offensive guard Zack Chibane adopts "show me" stance on revamped line |
Chibane and Pugh have been roommates since they arrived together in August 2009. Chibane played that season, mostly on special teams, and is thus a senior, while Pugh is a junior. They have 54 games of starting experienced combined. While excited about the return of his good friend and All-Big East left tackle, Chibane adopted a "show me" stance when asked how good the group can be with Pugh on the left side and sophomore Sean Hickey moving to the right.

Video: Pitt-Syracuse preview - Big East Blog - ESPN
Andrea Adelson discusses a key to watch between Pitt and Syracuse on Friday night -- the turnover battle.

Can Syracuse limit its mistakes? — 3Qs4 Syracuse v. Pittsburgh | The Juice Online
Syracuse will play Pittsburgh on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Can SU win a conference game for the first time since it’s dramatic 49-23 win over West Virginia on Oct. 21, 2011? Here are three other questions to ask.

One for the books: Syracuse University holds week of activities to encourage reading amongst local youth | The Daily Orange
Michael Borkowski, a Syracuse freelance illustrator who made the book’s pictures, said it would likely be well received by both children for its charm and alumni for its nostalgia. "Anyone who loves the University and the area would like to have this book," Borkowski said.

High ceiling: Athletic forward Roberson to make official visit to Syracuse on Friday | The Daily Orange
Roberson could be next. The highly touted recruit — No. 47, according to — will make an official visit to Syracuse on Friday. The 6-foot-8-inch forward from Union, N.J., visited Southern Methodist on Sept. 28, and will visit Kansas on Oct. 19 and Kentucky on Nov. 2.

Bud and Brent Show: Is game vs. Pittsburgh a 'must-win' for Syracuse football team? |
Is the Syracuse football team's upcoming game against Pittsburgh a must-win game for SU? Will the community support drop if the club starts out 1-4? Is the Orange offense as good as it looked early in the season, or did SU's loss at Minnesota burst that bubble? How much will the return of offensive lineman Justin Pugh help the team? Can SU stop the penalties and turnovers?

Big East predictions: Week 6 - Big East Blog - ESPN
I believe the Orange will cut down on their silly mistakes and benefit from having tackle Justin Pugh back in the lineup. I can see this one turning into a shootout, and I give Syracuse the edge at home. Syracuse 31, Pitt 30.

Syracuse football schedule to include 4 non-conference foes in 2013 |
"We need to add one more non-conference game," SU deputy athletics director Herman Frazier said of the Orange, which joins the ACC next year. "In all likelihood, it's going to be a home game," he said, meaning that the Orange would play six of its home games in the Carrier Dome and one at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Brandon Steiner, founder of Steiner Sports Marketing, to sign copies of his book on Friday at SU Bookstore |
Joining Steiner will be former Syracuse football running back Joe Morris and former Orange basketball player Scoop Jardine. The autograph session will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. prior to the Syracuse-Pittsburgh football game at the Carrier Dome.

Building an Arsenal: 3 Receiver Recruits Syracuse Can Land to Help the QB : Orange Fizz
Fans are pumped to see how the already tight-knit group pans out on the field. But there are still dominoes that could fall either way for Doug Marrone. Since he’s wrapped up QB Zach Allen – who is already talking about the resurgence of Syracuse Football on Twitter - why not round out the class with some fresh targets for ZA to hit downfield in the future? Here are 3 realistic wide receivers SU can win to complete the "Next Gen" football lineup that has everyone so excited.

Orange Left Tackle Justin Pugh talks about his return to the field,his outlook on school, life after football and what it takes to become a member of the "Pugh Crew".