The Syracuse Orange will face former Big East Conference rival St. John's on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Carrier Dome.
Caravel (Del.) athlete Darnell Savage is part of the 2015 recruiting class and recently picked up an offer from Rutgers in addition to Syracuse, his high school coach, John Reed, said. Multiple recruiting sites also say Syracuse offered Koby Quansah, a class of 2016 linebacker prospect from Connecticut.
The Orange returns one of the most veteran teams in the country, returning experience across its depth chart. When national football writer Phil Steele compiled this year's annual "combined experience chart," Syracuse ranked No. 17 among the country's most experienced units.
Syracuse uses its camps to evaluate local and under-the-radar talent. These summer sessions are the perfect opportunities for the Syracuse coaches to find out more about players they usually would overlook.
Jerami Grant has dropped hard in Chad Ford’s mock drafts on ESPN.com. He started at 18 in Ford’s initial mock draft but has fallen to 25 in the most recent version. Grant is a tremendous athlete, but there is little else appealing about his game—and that’s why he’s been falling.
Brandon Triche, fresh from his 43-point effort in the Italian Gold League championship-clincing game, will play for Motivated, while Demetris Nichols teams with league founder Doneilous King on Utica Select.
A 6-foot-9 forward from Pine Plains with range that extends to the 3-point line, Lydon seems a good fit for the international game, which focuses more on spacing and cutting. Lydon, who plays for the New Hampton School (New Hampshire), was ranked 59th in ESPN's most recent recruiting rankings.
Included in the gallery above are photos posted from current Syracuse football players and coaches, and a few alumni as well. I've included the captions they posted on Instagram and Twitter.
The top 15 begins Monday. So far, there's been no sign of Syracuse's Jim Boeheim.
No. 6 Syracuse - The pants are nice, but the numbers are WAY too stretched out and the small lines inside those numbers give the jerseys an odd feel. Simple, but too many things that are distracting – mainly those hideous numbers.
Rising junior Tyler Cavanaugh will transfer from the Wake Forest basketball team
Former Syracuse and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison was interviewed by police after he and another man were shot at early Saturday morning, according to a report in the Philadelphia Daily News.
After watching his father endure a stroke, Syracuse defensive coordinator Chuck Bullough is especially thankful for family this Father's Day.