"Right now, I'm just trying to make sure I'm not pushing it too much. I still have my stitches. We're just working on getting it stronger day-by-day. All we're really doing right now is icing and elevating it and getting my knee to bend comfortably."
Mark your calendars: the Fizz brings you the five most exciting football games for 2014-15. The 2014 SU football season has some big programs on the list with an opportunity for the Orange to go to its fourth bowl in five years.
While the last five years have been as successful as any stretch in Orange history, save for the 2003 championship run (and that tournament success looks like an aberration, as the Orange had a 3-3 NCAA tourney record in the preceding four seasons and a 2-3 mark in the following five years), these "could-have-beens" leave SU outside the elite of college basketball. Had Syracuse won any one of those rings, or any one in the future, the bluebloods’ number would be seven.
His talent was so apparent early on, former special teams assistant John Anselmo asked about the freshman when he was recruiting his two older brothers at Lawrence High School on Long Island. Then former receivers coach Rob Moore started requesting transcripts and watching film on Fredericks as a sophomore, just to keep tabs on his growth.
Personally, I am happy with the way the season went for me because I was able to play my game, mess up on my own, correct things, and build from each game. I appreciate how Aquila Basket been able to advance my game and point out things for me to work on in the summer. With the playoffs ahead, I look to give it my all, do whatever it takes to become victorious.
"I watched the shots that went in," Desko said. "At first I thought the number of saves, maybe we made a mistake. The system we were using was successful. When we watched the film we noticed Notre Dame, really both teams, shot the ball really well. I was impressed with their placement. Everything was right in the corner with a lot of velocity. That's the best I'd seen Notre Dame play all year."
"I truly feel that a lot of (NBA) owners talk that way about us, being African-American whatever have you, the thing with Donald Sterling is he got caught on tape," Coleman said.
Kevin Rice set ACC tournament records with 15 points and 11 assists. The junior attack was one of four All-ACC tournament selections for Syracuse.