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Bud and Brent Show: What's the strength of the Syracuse football team? |
What is the strength of the 2012 Syracuse football team? Is Ryan Nassib the guy that can lead the Syracuse to a solid season? Is there any unit on the team that could be considered the best in the Big East?

Tea Leaves Say Top 5 Point Guard Tyler Ennis Will Choose Syracuse Tonight : Orange Fizz
Though Ennis has never explicitly stated as much, Syracuse has long been considered the front-runner by all credible sources. Syracuse has been courting the point guard from the start. There was an internet report in July that ambiguously forecasted an SU commitment by Ennis.

Syracuse University football defensive coordinator Scott Shafer gets to see the big picture at practice |
"I think it’s been good," Shafer said. "In the past I’d be down at the other end of the field working the secondary. So it’s definitely a luxury to have Coach Henderson back there and bounce ideas off him and let him just take it and run with those kids. It gives me a chance to go down and work with motivating those bigger kids in the front four as well as the linebackers.

History of the Syracus Orange Nickname: Evolution of 'The Orange' - Yahoo! Sports
In 1995, the transformation was complete. Syracuse University would be known as "gender-neutral." The Orange and the mascot would be an orange fruit figure with feet and legs. Meet Otto the Orange.

Nation Of Orange - Orange Outlook: Special Teams
Special teams have been a major question mark for the Orange over the past few years. The occasional shanked punt and missed extra point (but having it ruled as good) have been common for the Orange in recent years, but this group returns a good amount of players, and is focusing on improvement.

FH | Syracuse voted to finish 2nd in Big East behind UConn in preseason coaches’ poll – The official sports blog for The Daily Orange
Syracuse finished just behind Big East favorite Connecticut in the conference’s preseason coaches’ poll. The two teams have faced off in the four conference tournament championships, with the Orange winning three times.

The Morning Orange: Walt Sweeney, the former Orangeman, has written a book titled, 'Off Guard' |
Walt, a drunk who would evolve into a drug addict, was a football colossus for the Orangemen in 1960, ’61 and ’62 (and later a member of SU’s All-Century Team) . . . he was the No. 2 overall selection of the 1963 American Football League draft . . . he was a member of nine consecutive AFL All-Star teams/NFL Pro Bowl teams . . . and he was so tough a man that he never missed a game -- not one -- during the 13 seasons he played with the San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins.

Nurse practitioner accused of selling prescription painkillers to Bernie Fine's daughter |
Court papers also showed prescriptions written in the names of Bernie Fine's wife, Laurie Fine; a second daughter, Sheila Fine, 24; and son-in-law, Quint Streeter, 26, without proper authorization. The Fines are among seven people listed as receiving prescriptions for Percocet (Oxycodone) and Lorcet (Hydrocodone) from Havens.

Syracuse Head Coach Doug Marrone on 2012 season: "We will only go as far as anonymous Internet commentators take us." | ATLANTIC COAST CONFIDENTIAL
"If the anonymous commentators on websites like do not provide us with useful critiques, how can you expect us coaches to make the right adjustments each week?,"

The Syracuse University Head Football Coach talks after Day 3 of the team's practice on location at Fort Drum.

Mike Lindsley says if SU is going to use Ashton Broyld as a QB next season, he must take game snaps this year.