Syracuse Rumors & News

  • Four-star recruit one of two ‘Cuse signees who fail to qualify

    College Football Talk "Unfortunately for Syracuse, the most highly-rated member of its most recent recruiting class will have to wait to make an on-field impact for the Orange. In a text message to the Syracuse Post-Standard, head coach Scott Shafer confirmed that talented wide receiver K.J. Williams failed to..." June 30

  • Syracuse football defensive tackle Eric Crume undergoes minor left knee surgery

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse defensive tackle Eric Crume underwent minor surgery on his left knee last week and expects to miss two or three weeks of summer workouts, the senior said in an interview Tuesday afternoon. Crume said he had a small portion of his meniscus removed last week and arrived on Tuesday using..." June 26

  • Malik Brown says joining Syracuse football is possible after transfer from Tennessee

    Syracuse.com "When Doug Marrone left Syracuse to become head coach of the Buffalo Bills last offseason, the Orange lost verbal commitment Malik Brown as well. The three-star defensive end flipped to Tennessee, citing Marrone's departure, along with that of assistants John Anselmo and Steve Morrison, as the..." June 04

  • Syracuse football caps eventful day with first verbal commit in 2015 recruiting class

    Syracuse.com "Consider this the cherry on top of what has been an eventful day for Syracuse football. The Orange received its first verbal commitment for the 2015 recruiting class on Wednesday night, and like last year, it comes from a prospect in its home state. That would be Tyrone Perkins, a running..." April 17

  • Tyrone Wheatley Jr., the top recruit in New York, has Syracuse football high on his list

    Syracuse.com "A snapshot of Tyrone Wheatley Jr.'s potential came during a league championship game this fall when the defensive end lined up on the nose of the center at the zero technique. As soon as the ball was snapped, Wheatley bowled over the center with such force he fell back into the quarterback and..." March 06

  • Syracuse football first to offer kicker Sterling Hofrichter for 2015 recruiting class

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse has left little doubt who the top kicking specialist is on its recruiting board for 2015. Head coach Scott Shafer watched the kid hit a 55-yard field goal during a December practice in Florida, and his mind was made up. This is who he envisioned taking over the position in the near..." March 06

  • ACC football championship game to stay in Charlotte through 2019

    Charlotte Observer "The ACC’s football championship game will stay at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium at least through 2019, the league announced Monday. The six-year extension means Charlotte will host the game for 10 consecutive years. The ACC has played its title game in Charlotte the past four years,..." February 26

  • Former Syracuse football defensive tackle Jay Bromley ready to set the tone at NFL combine

    Syracuse.com "Jay Bromley hasn't seen it yet, but he's hoping the Under Armour jersey he will wear at this month's NFL Scouting Combine will have the No. 1 on it. Bromley will be the first defensive lineman to participate in each drill by virtue of the alphabetized list of participants. The jersey number..." February 19

  • Syracuse recruit Lamar Dawson fighting life-threatening disease; enrollment likely delayed

    Syracuse.com "The story of Lamar Dawson's signing day saga begins on Thanksgiving weekend when he woke up from an afternoon nap, his pillow stained with blood. "What is that?" his father asked. "I don't know," Lamar answered. His father inspected his bloodied throat, and the next morning they drove to..." February 08

  • Rob Moore leaving Syracuse to reunite with Marrone

    College Football Talk "The mini-exodus of college assistants leaving for the NFL shortly after National Signing Day continues, with Syracuse the latest to feel the brunt of a hiring by the big-boy league. The Buffalo Bills announced Thursday morning that Rob Moore has been hired as the club’s wide receivers coach...." February 06

  • Syracuse still No. 1 on list for highly regarded football recruit Steve Ishmael

    Syracuse.com "One day after returning from an official visit to Cincinnati, Syracuse target Steve Ishmael was back at North Miami Beach High School. As he left his Spanish class on Monday morning, he reached into his book bag and popped on a hat from the leader in the clubhouse. It was an orange and blue..." January 28