New Syracuse Orange football coach Dino Babers met the ACC media today as part of ACC Kickoff. He garnered a pretty good crowd for an SU coach, something that hasn't always been the case, and he appears to be speaking only in metaphor. We'll have some more recapping later but enjoy the highlights.
Dino Babers: "I'm excited to be here. Since I've arrived at Syracuse University, we've started on a daunting journey for correctness."— CuseNation.com (@SyracuseOnScout) July 22, 2016
Cuse HC Dino Babers: "If you want to be the best you have to play the best and we have to play FSU, Clemson and Louisville."— TigerNet.com (@ClemsonTigerNet) July 22, 2016
Dino Babers told me he's really excited to play in Death Valley. He's never been. He added "I might not be excited after the game though."— Kevin McCrarey (@KMacMustDie) July 22, 2016
Dino Babers says his first spring practice at a school always ends with "a bunch of big guys over trashcans not saying much."— Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday) July 22, 2016
Dino Babers was on the Syracuse search committee for a new AD (that is, his boss). "I asked some really nice questions just in case."— Jon Solomon (@JonSolomonCBS) July 22, 2016
Dino Babers garnering the biggest crowd at ACC media day that I've seen for a Syracuse football coach pic.twitter.com/iYD2OSvgqZ— Stephen Bailey (@Stephen_Bailey1) July 22, 2016
Babers on watching guys struggle learning off.’s pace (third school he’s done it): "Like watching reruns of Gilligan’s Island." #ACCKickoff— Cory McCartney (@coryjmccartney) July 22, 2016
Dino Babers on Syracuse: "I think we're Jon Snow, keeping the ice people out. The others are down south, eating grapes."— David Hale (@DavidHaleESPN) July 22, 2016
Dino: "Everybody thinks the lion is the king of the jungle. It's not. The elephant is king. Or if you're in the water, it's the hippo."— David Hale (@DavidHaleESPN) July 22, 2016
Reporter: You're offense is a little faster than what Syracuse ran last year.— David Hale (@DavidHaleESPN) July 22, 2016
Dino: A little? Come on, man. A lot faster.
Dino Babers has a future doing impressions. #ACCKickoff— Cory McCartney (@coryjmccartney) July 22, 2016
Dino on getting rid of skim milk at Cuse: "They're big boys. They can have 2 percent and eat their cereal right."— David Hale (@DavidHaleESPN) July 22, 2016
Dino: "A lot of our receivers are ex-option running backs. They catch like ex-option running backs." Not ideal. #Cuse— David Hale (@DavidHaleESPN) July 22, 2016
Dino Babers tells me "Clemson is a hard job, but they get good players. My challenge is making a winner out of team no one expects to win"— TigerNet.com (@ClemsonTigerNet) July 22, 2016