At this point, it remains to be seen who replaces Bromley along the defensive line, though it looks like Marquez Hodge will take over for Spruill. The defense as a whole maybe a little stronger with a better and more consistent secondary, but spots along the defensive line remain a bit of a question mark, as does Marquez Hodge at the middle linebacker position.
One of my favorite pastimes, especially during the summer months, is to vehemently disagree with the majority opinion on varying sports topics. True, I sometimes do this to play devil’s advocate- but when it comes to Michael Carter-Williams’ situation in Philadelphia, and the notion that he’s doomed to ruin his game, I’m excited to tell you why everyone else is wrong, because I truly believe he’s in a good situation.
Syracuse native John Galloway was recently named the MLL goalie of the year. The former West Genesee high school and Syracuse University star received 11 first-place votes.
Former Syracuse men's lacrosse superstar and current Florida Launch attackman Casey Powell was named the 2014 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Warrior Offensive Player of the Year earlier this week. Powell was the runaway choice for the award, receiving 12 of the 15 first-place votes and 67 total points in a poll the league's coaches and general managers.SU
The new member of Scott Shafer's staff had to quit both school and football after just one year at Minnesota State to return home and help out his mother and sister.
Syracuse left tackle Sean Hickey's inclusion on ESPN's All-ACC preseason fan is a sign of the increase in respect from the conference's media members.
Left tackle Sean Hickey, running back Prince-Tyson Gulley, linebacker Dyshawn Davis and defensive end Rob Welsh are among the more than 350 players on the list.
"Coming out of high school, I did come out and throw the ball deep a lot," Wilson said. "That's one thing I've worked on, to take the check-downs and things like that. I've learned to play within the system and not get greedy, take what the defense gives you and be a good leader."
"It's not something I'm actively thinking about right now just because I'm trying to play the best football I can," MacPherson says. "But that's always going to be on the back of your mind."
The former Syracuse University star confirmed Friday that he had been invited to a workout with the reigning NBA champions. Warrick will have his workout with the Spurs on Sept. 1.
Team USA members (voluntarily) sat beside Boeheim and chatted and joked with him. That seemed in stark contrast to the reactions of his Syracuse players, most of whom seem awed or maybe intimidated by their head coach. Of course, Orange players have reason to keep their respectful distance from Boeheim — he controls their playing destiny and the arc of their careers.
Syracuse University Director of Athletics Dr. Daryl Gross has announced the hiring of David Wishart '07 as executive director for athletic development. A former track and field student-athlete for the Orange, he most recently worked in regional development for the University.
Syracuse’s Scott Shafer: Hard-nosed. Obviously.