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Get to know your Orange man: #41, LS Joey Kelly

Get to know your Orange man: #41, LS Joey Kelly

Rich Barnes We conclude #LongSnapper week Name: Joey Kelly Position: Long Snapper Year: (Redshirt) Sophomore Height: 6’1” Weight: 204 Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz. High School: Brophy College Prep 2021 stats: Kelly did not see any game action for the Syracuse Orange. 2022 projections: Will be looking to grab the back-up long-snapper position this Fall. With four specialists on the roster it will be a tough battle but Kelly’s experience could be pivotal. How’d he get here?: Was offered a preferred walk-on role after former Syracuse special teams coach Justin Lustig...
Friday Feedback: Canada Day edition

Friday Feedback: Canada Day edition

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ We celebrate #Canadascollegeteam Welcome back to another Feedback Friday Syracuse Orange fans. With today being Canada Day we wanted to gear our polls towards our neighbors to the North. But before we get to this week’s Maple Leaf-themed questions, let’s recap the results of last week’s Boeheim’s Army polls. You told us that your dream choice for Boeheim’s Army would be Carmelo Anthony followed by Dion Waiters. If you could pick a non-regular it would be Andy Rautins and if the team needs one more big man you’d want Baye Moussa...
What’s next for Syracuse and the ACC after the Big 10 expansion?

What’s next for Syracuse and the ACC after the Big 10 expansion?

Photo by Rich Schultz/ Buckle up So much for a quiet Syracuse Orange off-season. Yesterday news broke that USC and UCLA were in talks to join the Big Ten Conference and by the time Holey Moley started it was official. The Big Ten announced today that the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles will become conference members effective August 2, 2024, with competition to begin in all sports the 2024-25 academic year. https://t.co/DnwNMJSEe7— Big Ten Conference (@bigten) July 1, 2022 This is big and news that the Big Ten...
Get to Know Your Orange Man: #42, LB Austin Roon

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #42, LB Austin Roon

Photo by Nate Shron/ New number, same goal for the Michigan linebacker Name: Austin Roon Height: 6’3” Weight: 225 lbs. Class: Redshirt Freshman Hometown: Byron Center, MI High School: Byron Center 2021 stats: Did not play 2022 projections: Outside of the starters, this is a very young linebackers group. It’s anybody’s guess who would be the first to step up, but until there’s a reason otherwise, Roon should be limited to special teams and late-game appearances in blowouts. How’d he get here?: Roon chose the Syracuse Orange over Arizona State, Buffalo,...
Get to Know Your Orange Man: #40, DB Tommy Porter

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #40, DB Tommy Porter

Photo by Mike Comer/ From Southern California to South Campus as a walk-on Name: Tommy Porter Position: Defensive Back Year: Redshirt Freshman Height: 5’11”’ Weight: 191 lbs. Hometown: La Cañada, CA High School: Flintridge Prep 2021 stats: Did not play 2022 projections: Porter is most likely staying on the scout team, but he does fit multiple potential roles if the need arises. (He was also an all-purpose RB in high school.) How’d he get here?: Tommy chose the Syracuse Orange walk-on opportunity over offers at the D2 and D3 levels. What’d recruiting sites...
Syracuse men’s lacrosse: Roy Simmons III retirement marks the end of an incredible era

Syracuse men’s lacrosse: Roy Simmons III retirement marks the end of an incredible era

The Simmons family has been synonymous with Syracuse lacrosse for a century. June 30, 2022 is a date that will hold significance in the history of the Syracuse Orange men’s lacrosse program. It is the date that Roy Simmons III officially retires from the Syracuse lacrosse program, bringing to an end one of the greatest familial dynasties in the history of organized sport. The legendary Simmons family has had at least one member as part of Syracuse lacrosse as either a player, coach, or staff member stretching back a full century — yes, you read that last word correctly....
Get to Know Your Orange Man: #43, DB Cornell Perry

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #43, DB Cornell Perry

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports The first commit for the Class of 22 is on campus and ready to get after it. Name: Cornell Perry Position: Defensive back Year: Freshman Height: 6-foot-1 Weight: 183 Hometown: Brownstown, Mich. High School: Woodhaven 2021 stats: Not any collegiate ones, since he wasn’t on the Syracuse Orange, but in high school had 43 solo stops, an interception, two forced fumbles and 12 pass breakups, along with 637 yards and six touchdowns on 33 receptions on the offensive side. Multiple All-State and All-Region selections as well. 2022 projections:...
Syracuse football gets 2023 commitment from WR Bryce Cohoon

Syracuse football gets 2023 commitment from WR Bryce Cohoon

Photo by Bryan Bennett/ The Kansas WR brings size and speed Syracuse Orange football continues to add commitments for the 2023 class. The Orange picked up a verbal commitment from Kansas wide receiver Bryce Cohoon on Wednesday after his official visit last weekend. @CuseFootball pic.twitter.com/4Wudru2i19— Bryce Cohoon (@Bryce_Cohoon9) June 29, 2022 The 6’2 185 receiver had offers from Army, Air Force and UMass. He was recruited by Michael Johnson, Sr and he told Stephen Bailey that his visit last weekend which was hosted by Justin Lamson, was a positive...
Get to Know Your Orange Man: #43, LS Mike Midkiff

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #43, LS Mike Midkiff

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Long snappers are the core of the team. I’m partial because I was one… Name: Mike Midkiff Position: Long snapper Year: (Redshirt) Sophomore Height: 6-foot-3 Weight: 210 Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo. High School: Air Academy 2021 stats: Not only the long snapper, Midkiff was the holder for Andre Szmyt in all 12 games last season. Held for field goals and PATs. 2022 projections: Aaron Bolinsky’s been stalwart for the Syracuse Orange. So not sure he’s breaking into the ranks there, but as the incumbent holder, he should see the...
ACC schedule roundtable: What does the new model mean for Syracuse football

ACC schedule roundtable: What does the new model mean for Syracuse football

Photo by Bryan Bennett/ We discuss the new schedule model The new ACC Football schedule model is out, so what does this mean for the Syracuse Orange? We gathered our staff together to share our thoughts and we brought back the “Godfather of Syracuse Schedule Analysis” John Cassillo to contribute. In case you forgot the opponents, here they are: In 2023, the ACC will adopt a 3-5-5 football scheduling model and all 14 schools will compete in one division. Teams will play 3 primary opponents annually + face the other 10 teams twice during the 4-year cycle, once at...
Jim Boeheim shares more information on Buddy and Jimmy’s NBA opportunities

Jim Boeheim shares more information on Buddy and Jimmy’s NBA opportunities

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports The coach felt he had to respond to “outright falsehood” being shared on sports radio Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim is just like you and me. Yesterday while driving to work and listening to sports radio he heard what he claimed was an “outright falsehood” and called in to share his take. Former Syracuse columnist Bud Poliquin (huzzah!) was doing his weekly spot on the “The Manchild Show with Boy Green” on Score 1260 and claimed that Buddy and Jimmy Boeheim were signed by the Pistons only because of the relationships...
Syracuse football 2022 opponent preview: Louisville Cardinals

Syracuse football 2022 opponent preview: Louisville Cardinals

Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Starting off fresh against the Redbirds We’re drawing closer to the start of the 2022 Syracuse Orange football season. Hopefully you’ve been following along with our Get to Know Your Orange Man series where we highlight every player on the roster. Now it’s time for us to start breaking down each of SU’s 12 opponents. Kicking things off is an in-conference foe who will come to the Dome for the season opener: Louisville Cardinals School: University of Louisville Mascot: Cardinals #BRAND Slogans: #GoCards,...
Get to Know Your Orange Man: #45, DT Kevon Darton

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #45, DT Kevon Darton

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports There’s just one thing here you might be surprised to learn Name: Kevon Darton Position: Defensive tackle Year: (Redshirt) sophomore Height: 5’11” Weight: 268 Hometown: Fitchburg, Mass. High School: Worcester Academy 2021 stats: Darton played in all 12 of the Syracuse Orange games last fall. He contributed nine tackles on defense for the season. Darton also had two kick off returns for 11 yards against Ohio and one return for 11 yards vs Albany. 2022 projections: Last season he emerged as a primary back-up in the middle of the...
Syracuse volleyball names Bakeer Ganesharatnam new head coach

Syracuse volleyball names Bakeer Ganesharatnam new head coach

Michael Ostrowski He spent the last eleven years with Temple The Syracuse Orange volleyball program has unveiled its new head coach. Bakeer Ganesharatnam takes the reigns with sixteen years of previous coaching experience. He replaces Leonid Yelin, who resigned after leading the team for the last decade including a record of 17-13 (6-12 ACC) last year. Excited to introduce our new leader @CoachBGanes! Welcome to the family!https://t.co/5IgkztK0XB pic.twitter.com/j8xWUzilMq— Syracuse Volleyball (@CuseVB) June 27, 2022 Ganesharatnam just concluded an eleven-year...
New ACC Football schedule model released

New ACC Football schedule model released

Melina Myers-USA TODAY Sports We have a new annual rival...for four years at least Today we learned that the Syracuse Orange football team will have a new ACC schedule starting in 2023. The conference released the new model which will be in place for 2023 through 2026. Syracuse will play Boston College, Pittsburgh and Florida State each season while facing the other 10 ACC schools twice during the four-year cycle, once at home and once on the road. Here’s what Syracuse’s schedule will look like each year of the cycle. Note that the Orange have two open spots in...

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