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Syracuse Daily Links - Henderson's Ernie Davis Connection

Syracuse's new three-star recruit is the nephew of one Ernie Davis...


3-star recruit Henderson discusses commitment to Syracuse, connection to SU legend Ernie Davis | The Daily Orange

"That’s Uncle Ernie, man," Henderson said. "That means a lot. I won’t be able to top what he did, but if I get to do half of what he did, that’ll be satisfying."

Syracuse Strengthens Linebacker Corps with Troy Henderson’s Verbal : Orange Fizz

The Orange now have the largest recruiting class in the nation with 25 players, which is pretty absurd to think about considering the late start on commitments.

Syracuse football's Jarrod West on the challenges facing SU's freshman wide receivers |

"The other guys, they're young and hungry," West said when asked if the veteran receivers felt pushed by the four freshmen. "They all want to play. They did pretty well in high school. But it's always a big change going from high school to the college level just because of how corners play. It's all about beating press coverage in college. Anyone can run on zone when no one is in front of you. There's certain techniques that work. I think that's the adjustment the freshmen are going through,"

ESPN's Chad Ford lists one Syracuse player among Top 100 draft prospects. ... Dajuan Coleman |

Coleman checks in at No. 99 in his rankings, meaning Ford expects few players to go through the process that Tyler Ennis and Jerami Grant went through this season.

Syracuse University Athletics - Rodgers Does Good Work

Senior long snapper Sam Rodgers has made community service a top priority in his time with the Orange and he has been nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his efforts.

Syracuse University Athletics - Future Orange Compete in Under Armour All-America Classic

Ella Hogan (Rochester, N.Y./Our Lady of Mercy), Neena Merola (Painted Post, N.Y./Corning) and Melina Woon Avery (Ardmor, Pa./Harriton) were member of the North squad, while Kathy Rudkin (San Diego, Calif.) played for the South team.