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It’s week two and the Syracuse Orange host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, plus former coach Scott Shafer, who’s now a defensive coordinator over there. We’ve discussed that during the week here, and do so briefly on the podcast as well. If you like the new audio quality, give a special thanks to our new podcast editor Louis (appreciate the help again!).

In this episode, John Cassillo and Dan Lyons do a very short recap of last week’s action, jump into basketball scheduling and most importantly, break down Syracuse’s game against Middle Tennessee. Some of the larger narratives:

  • Iowa is not a basketball powerhouse, no matter how hard you try, Jon Rothstein
  • Who has the familiarity advantage: Syracuse’s offense or Scott Shafer?
  • Talking Orange run game and whether Markenzy Pierre should start
  • Middle Tennessee replaces most of its O-line, which could be problematic
  • Let’s schedule UConn basketball in every early-season tourney imaginable
  • The Blue Raiders offense will be better this week -- but by how much?
  • Want more beer? Follow John and Dan on Untappd!

Plan accordingly: This week’s podcast runs about an hour. There’s Syracuse football and basketball (you love those things!) and beer, of course.

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