Fair said that prior to Syracuse's game at Pittsburgh last year some Pittsburgh fans tried to contact him on Twitter. They sent comments, some abusive and some about his family, and all in 140 characters or less. "You want to reply,'' he said, "but you don't want to give them the time of day because that keeps them going.
"He was involved in a play that happens, I don’t know, every five years, where a player ends up in the stands," the Syracuse head coach said. "That is so, so unusual. If he hadn’t ended up in the stands, nothing would’ve ever happened. It was just a fluke that he ended up being in the stands."
With no projected return from injury announced at this time, Baye Moussa Keita’s knee is the biggest concern for the Syracuse Orange. Keita suffered a sprained knee in last night’s victory over Clemson, leaving the game in the first half, returning to the bench in the second half with ice on the injury, then departing before team members were made available to the press.
Tyler Ennis enters the ball into the post in No. 1 Syracuse's 57-44 win over Clemson on Saturday. Ennis was not his spectacular self, but the Orange didn't need his production with its arsenal of options.
MacPherson listed Rob Trudo, Jason Emerich and John Miller as three candidates to inherit the center position, and it's likely the coaching staff will take a hard look at all three once spring practice starts March 18.
Robinson most recently served as the defensive coordinator for Texas after it dismissed Manny Diaz midseason.
Syracuse coach Scott Shafer was one of four first-year head coaches in the country to improve recruiting dramatically during his first season.
CuseConfidential.com‘s Ryan Murray calls in to break down Syracuse football’s 2014 NLI class with host Wesley Cheng on The Juice on the Cuse podcast on SNY.tv. TJO Senior College Basketball Analyst and 2003 National Champion Andrew Kouwe is also in studio and analyzes Syracuse’s most recent win over Duke and looks forward at the rest of the season.