|C.W. Baker High School's Joe Stanard hopes to beat the odds as walk-on with Syracuse football - 5/20/2013|
Joe Stanard has a basketball signed by each member of Syracuse's national championship basketball team in his bedroom and autographed photos of football players in his basement.
... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Syracuse, Drew Allen about to enter land of the elite quarterback during first season in ACC - 5/17/2013|
Syracuse's biggest question heading into next season comes at quarterback, where transfer Drew Allen will create a four-quarterback training-camp race for the Orange that includes ... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Shamarko Thomas signs four-year deal with Steelers - 5/16/2013|
Pittsburgh -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed rookie safety Shamarko Thomas to a four-year contract. The Steelers selected Thomas with the 111th overall pick in last month's NF... [More at Syracuse.com]
|'The Rob Long Story' chronicles the former Syracuse punter's efforts for an NFL tryout (video) - 5/15/2013|
Former Syracuse University football punter Rob Long, an inspiration to SU fans everywhere after his fight with brain cancer three years ago, is still chasing that NFL dream.
A n... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Syracuse football recruiting slightly ahead of last year's pace heading into critical summer - 5/14/2013|
Spring practice is over. Games are months away. The main focus across the college football landscape rolls toward recruiting.
Summer approaches, and so do high school football c... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Donovan McNabb's No. 5 to be honored by Syracuse football: What other players deserve that honor? - 5/13/2013|
Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb had some news to share on Twitter this past weekend.
McNabb's honor is certainly deserved. The resume speaks for itself.
He had 7... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Ryan Nassib overcomes first-day jitters, shows poise on second day of New York Giants minicamp - 5/12/2013|
East Rutherford, N.J. -- Ryan Nassib hasn't been anywhere close to perfect in his first few days on the field as the New York Giants' quarterback of the future.
The fourth-round... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Ryan Nassib, Justin Pugh see first action with Giants; Nick Provo, Marcus Sales also with team - 5/11/2013|
One great thing about Ryan Nassib and Justin Pugh playing for the Giants is that perhaps no team in the NFL gets more coverage. We learned a lot after their first day of minicamp F... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Justin Pugh, Ryan Nassib, Doug Marrone begin NFL rookie mini-camps - 5/10/2013|
Justin Pugh and Ryan Nassib will go through their first practices as professionals this weekend.
Syracuse's two high-profile 2013 rookies begin rookie mini-camp with the New Yor... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Poll: Which of Syracuse's potential bowl game destinations excites you the most? - 5/8/2013|
The best part of college football's bowl system is that it provides fans with the perfect excuse to take a holiday vacation. Particularly in the cold climes of Syracuse, a trip sou... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Poliquin: Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer addresses his special teams - 5/7/2013|
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Do you have a question that you'd like to ask of a Central New York coach or administrator, manager or assistant, athletic director or owner? Well, consider me yo... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Analysis: Breakdown of NFL depth charts shows Alec Lemon, Zack Chibane could make the NFL cut - 5/3/2013|
Maybe it's just wishful thinking.
The common statement among undrafted free agents is that they're better off than if they were selected in the sixth or seventh round.
The ar... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Syracuse football is an early 5-point underdog vs. Penn State in 2013 opener at MetLife Stadium - 5/2/2013|
Much of the gambling world's focus is on the Kentucky Derby this week, but one oddsmaker hasn't forgotten about the college football junkie.
It's a little less than four months ... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Former Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib 'so happy' to join the New York Giants - 5/1/2013|
On Thursday he watched, but Friday and Saturday he could not.
Ryan Nassib, the former Syracuse quarterback graded by some analysts as the top player at his position, prepared hi... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Ex-Syracuse wide receiver Alec Lemon likes how the numbers look in Houston Texans' receivers unit - 4/29/2013|
Alec Lemon got a call from the Houston Texans during the final day of the NFL Draft on Saturday. His name was still on the board, and it was a dream of his to hear his name called ... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Syracuse's Marcus Sales faces long odds entering Atlanta Falcons rookie minicamp as undrafted free agent - 4/29/2013|
Marcus Sales understands the odds that are facing him this weekend in Atlanta.
The former Syracuse wide receiver was invited to participate in the Falcons' rookie minicamp, wher... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Ryan Nassib, other former Syracuse players join NFL teams, what they're saying - 4/28/2013|
It was busy Saturday for Syracuse football players looking for a home in the NFL.
At least four Orange players joined Justin Pugh on rosters: Ryan Nassib (Giants) and Shamarko T... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Former Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales headed to the Atlanta Falcons as undrafted free agent - 4/28/2013|
Former Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales has been invited to participate in the Atlanta Falcons' rookie minicamp, he told the Post-Standard on Sunday.
Sales, who was the secon... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Justin Pugh attends Syracuse lacrosse match, discusses the New York Giants taking him in NFL Draft - 4/27/2013|
Justin Pugh was at his new home stadium for the first time Saturday after the New York Giants selected him with the 19th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday.
Pu... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Doug Marrone on not taking Ryan Nassib: We took the quarterback that we felt fit our situation best in Buffalo - 4/26/2013|
The Buffalo Bills and Doug Marrone created quite a stir Thursday night when they picked EJ Manuel over Ryan Nassib in the NFL Draft.
So why did Marrone pass on Nassib, his quart... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Justin Pugh celebrates with friends and family after New York Giants take him at No. 19 in 2013 NFL Draft - 4/26/2013|
Holland, Pa. — At 10:33 p.m., on the night Justin Pugh became a professional football player, red and green fireworks lit up the sky. Three minutes later, Pugh popped the cork off ... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Doug Marrone, Buffalo Bills could be 'stuck' picking Ryan Nassib at No. 8 in 2013 NFL Draft - 4/25/2013|
The NFL Draft is full of peculiar one-word adjectives that describe players and teams.
There's upside and projectability, athleticism and versatility.
Here's one, however, th... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Poliquin: Would Doug Marrone really nab Ryan Nassib at No. 8 in the NFL Draft? - 4/24/2013|
Syracuse, N.Y. — During confusing football times such as these, it may serve us well to reflect upon the wisdom of Quint, who turned to Martin Brody on that boat off Amity Island i... [More at Syracuse.com]
|A look at some Syracuse football position battles after spring practice - 4/21/2013|
pring is certainly an indication of what to expect by the start of the season. But preseason practice is when roles are solidified.
Five weeks worth of evaluation by coach Scott... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Analysis: Hunt very efficient on short throws, Funderburk invisible in Syracuse spring game - 4/21/2013|
Saturday's quarterback battled turned into more of a pillow fight.
I went into the spring game with an eye on the quarterback competition, hoping to chart every throw for each o... [More at Syracuse.com]
|2013 NFL Draft: Experts chime in on Ryan Nassib's weaknesses - 4/18/2013|
The 2013 NFL Draft is set to begin on Thursday, April 25. The reviews are mixed on where former Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib will go. Some have him going as high as the eighth ... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Terrel Hunt carries his mother's life with him as his Syracuse football career takes off - 4/18/2013|
One night I had a dream. I was walking along the beach with the Lord, and across the skies flashed scenes from my life.
Terrel Hunt stood on the beach on a bitter cold January n... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib receives sparkling review from ESPN analyst Jon Gruden - 4/15/2013|
The question was asked roughly 35 minutes into the teleconference: If Jon Gruden, an analyst with ESPN, could pick one of the quarterbacks in this year's draft class, which one wou... [More at Syracuse.com]
|From the next Sam Bradford to the next Greg Paulus? A timeline of Drew Allen's journey to Syracuse - 4/13/2013|
Since his recruitment out of high school in San Antonio, Drew Allen has gotten a late start.
Scholarship offers didn't start to pour in until the summer heading into the quarter... [More at Syracuse.com]
|Syracuse football: Quarterbacks remain the story, especially the newest addition - 4/13/2013|
Syracuse, N.Y. — Scott Shafer would not talk about it, though everyone in the room was craving information. Two days ago he secured the verbal commitment from a quarterback that ha... [More at Syracuse.com]