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Closing Time: Can SU Land The Final Two Pieces to an Epic Recruiting Class? : Orange Fizz
Don’t let AO 2.0 fly under the radar of importance because he plays an underappreciated position. As I wrote earlier this summer, Officer is a tremendous blocker who understands the offense as a well-oiled machine and knows more than just his role on every snap. He’s instinctive, physically massive, and a relentless run blocker.

Classic Syracuse Derrick Coleman Story from 44′s Told By Actor Peter Dante : Orange Fizz
"Over at 44′s, Derrick Coleman liked to come back and party at Syracuse even when he was in the NBA. I played against the Gait brothers, Paul and Gary Gait and all those guys, back in the early ’90s. DC was in 44′s with us one night, and literally reached over the bar with his huge arm, and reached into the tip jar to buy everyone’s drinks. He said, ‘This bar is 44′s, it’s mine.’ I said, ‘I don’t think they named it after you, but okay.’"

Thoughts On Pitt's Move To The ACC In 2013 - Cardiac Hill
Pitt will reportedly pay $7.5 million to get out, the same amount Syracuse did. That makes sense on a lot of levels and, as a fan, I'm glad it happened. I still maintain that the school could have gotten off easier if they really wanted to drag things out, but as soon as Syracuse managed to break free, you could practically feel the collective breath of the ACC breathing down Pitt's necks. I have little doubt that the conference put a little bit indirect (or even direct) pressure on the Panthers to cut ties as well.

Here’s How Syracuse Wound Up With The Nation’s Hardest Non-Conference Schedule | College Spun
So why then does Syracuse, which has one winning season in the past ten years, have the hardest non-conference schedule in the nation?

Nation Of Orange - Orange Outlook: Quarterbacks
I can’t make many promises about this upcoming Syracuse football season, but if there’s one thing I can say, it’s this: our starting Quarterback will be better than Nickleback. But seriously, Syracuse has 5 quarterbacks on the roster. While none of us expect there to be a quarterback battle a-brewin’ in the Dome, it’s still good to get a good look at the group of potential leaders of the Orange offense.

Five Things To Expect in Syracuse's Final Year in The Big East - Inside the Loud House - A Syracuse Orange Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
With the news official that Syracuse is heading out of the Big East and to the ACC on July 1, 2013, many fans are already speculating what to expect for the final season in the Big East Conference for Syracuse. With rivalries dying, uninteresting football ending, and trips to Madison Square Garden limited, there are a few things that the Orange faithful can more than likely count on throughout this athletic season.

ACC Football: The 9-Game Schedule Is a Necessary Evil That Will Hurt Scheduling | Bleacher Report
The ACC is losing that wiggle room by moving to nine games. Syncing 14 teams for nine games as they try to play other quality opponents is going to be a bear.

The Mount Rushmore of Syracuse basketball: We're going to need a bigger mountain |
As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Washington was edging out McNamara by the slimmest of margins, 732 votes to 725 (totals as of 9:30 a.m. Thursday). That's 35.4 percent for Pearl and 35.1 percent for GMac.

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