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Nation Of Orange - Catching Up With Former Orange Great Qadry Ismail
One of the most explosive and exciting receivers/kick returners Syracuse has ever had was Qadry Ismail. Known as "the missile," Ismail went on to play for 10 seasons in the NFL. Over those 10 seasons, he won a Super Bowl, and had two seasons of over 1,000 receiving yards. Ismail was an All-American as a kick returned in 1991, 1993 Japan Bowl All-Star Game MVP, and All-Big East 1st Team as a wide receiver in 1992. We spoke with the former Orange great about his life now, his Syracuse days, and the landscape of college football.

Syracuse University tackle Justin Pugh on Steele's preseason All-Big East first team |
Pugh's line mate on the left side, senior guard Zack Chibane, junior kicker Ross Krautman, senior wide receiver Alec Lemon, and junior linebacker Marquis Spruill all earned spots on the second team.

What's Your College Football Program Worth? Introducing Realignment Value Rankings -
Here's an attempt at assigning a Realignment Value to every school in or close to joining FBS, so we can figure out exactly which conferences are winning (and by how much) and how big the remaining moves are.

"Bud and Brent Show" on the Laurie Fine lawsuit, press conference etiquette, and concussions in college football |
Poliquin! Axe! Sports Talk!! Give it a click as Bud and I talk about the effect (or lack there of) of the Fine scandal on SU Athletics, what coaches owe fans press conferences, and in light of Art Monk being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and joining the concussion lawsuit against the NFL, we discuss when the concussion issue will trickle down to college football.

If You Can’t Have Fun In #Syracuse, Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself | Syracuse State Of Mind
So today just for the heck of it, I wanted to try something different. I took my computer and I Googled two words: Syracuse Fun. I was overwhelmed at how easy it is to find fun in Syracuse though not shocked because I know Syracuse and the surrounding area have a lot to offer.

Top Ten Moments of the Syracuse Basketball Season: #8 - Inside the Loud House - A Syracuse Orange Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Syracuse survived a three point onslaught from the Wisconsin badgers 64-63 in the Sweet 16 on March 22, 2012. Wisconsin, which hit 14 of 27 three point attempts, gave the top seeded Orange everything they could handle, and Syracuse knew it.

Syracuse University Athletics - Catch Up With The Men's Distance Runners
The Syracuse track and field team will bring a wealth of experience to the NCAA East Preliminary Round this weekend in Jacksonville, Fla., and none more so than the Orange lineup for the 10,000-meter run. Seniors Tito Medrano and Pat Dupont, owners of the team's top-two times in the event this season, will be joined by junior Robert Molke in Thursday's race.

Lacrosse News - Tewaaraton Award Finalists for the 2012 Season Announced
The five women's finalists are University of Florida midfielder Brittany Dashiell, University of North Carolina attacker Becky Lynch, University of Maryland attacker Katie Schwarzmann, Northwestern University midfielder Taylor Thornton and Syracuse University attacker Michelle Tumolo.

Syracuse football players Siriki Diabate and Chris McKenzie puttin' in the work.