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Syracuse Football 2015 Media Day: Getting Better Every Day

The Syracuse football team hosted the local media today on campus.

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Members of the Syracuse Orange football team addressed the local media today on campus. With the first game of the season less than a month away, people are getting excited for Syracuse football.

Here's what we know:

  • Ashton Broyld has been dismissed from the team but he's still finishing classes on the hill.
  • Walk-on Jacob Green is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL playing pickup basketball.
  • Michael Lasker is still recovering from shoulder surgery and will be out until mid-August.
  • Brisly Estime looks great and is ready to go.
  • Scott Shafer said that he has been in talks with Mark Coyle and believes that Coyle has a good plan in place for the football program. "As (Coyle) put it, it's not a dash, it's a marathon."
  • Erv Phillips and Ben Lewis will get time at h-back. Freshman Dontae Strickland will split time between running back and h-back.

As for the interviews themselves...Shafer started things out at the podium:

You could say that again...