Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports You’ve definitely heard his name before... Name: Courtney Jackson Position: Wide Receiver Year: Redshirt Freshman Height: 5’10” Weight: 173 lbs Hometown: Monroeville, Pa. High School: Gateway 2020 stats: When I wrote this last year, I said Jackson was a “potential breakout receiver,” and I wasn’t wrong, per say. Jackson was given plenty of … [Read more...] about Get to Know Your Orange Man: #85, WR Courtney Jackson
Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images If only his name was Wellerman instead of Wellington so we could sing some sea shanties. Name: Nate Wellington Position: Wide Receiver Year: Redshirt Freshman Height: 5’10” Weight: 185 lbs Hometown: Skaneateles, N.Y. High School: Skaneateles 2020 stats: Didn’t play last year after redshirting in 2019. 2021 … [Read more...] about Get to Know Your Orange Man: #84, WR Nate Wellington
Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports Name: Sam Warren Position: Wide Receiver Year: (Redshirt) Freshman Height: 5’11” Weight: 194 lbs. Hometown: Tiburon, Calif. High School: Redwood 2020 stats: Did not participate in any games but was the football team’s Cuse Award winner for highest GPA Congrats to all our Team Scholars, representing the highest GPA on each team!#CuseAwards … [Read more...] about Get to Know your Orange Man: #83 WR Sam Warren
Photo by Greg Fiume/NCAA Photos via Getty Images For the first time, we heard from Gary Gait as head coach of the men’s team. So, what did he have to say? On Thursday afternoon, Gary Gait was officially introduced as the fifth head coach in Syracuse Orange men’s lacrosse program history. In just the opening few minutes of the press conference, we got a look at Gary’s … [Read more...] about Syracuse men’s lacrosse: Takeaways from Gary Gait’s introductory press conference
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports SB Nation readers made their choice now share your thoughts As the Coach K retirement news fades out of the spotlight until the 2021-22 college basketball season begins his departure does lead to some interesting discussions. Last week SBNation asked fans to give their choice for “Best Active Coach” when K retires. The top five are listed … [Read more...] about When Coach K retires who becomes the best active Men’s Basketball Head Coach?
Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Looking to be the breakout member of Canada’s College Team Name: Damien Alford Position: Wide Receiver Year: Freshman Height: 6’5” Weight: 210 lbs. Hometown: Montreal, Que. High School: MacArthur 2020 stats: Played in five games his first freshman season. He recorded one catch for three yards. For those keeping track, that’s three yards per … [Read more...] about GTK Your Orange Man: #82, WR Damien Alford
Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports The Orange lead the nation in QB hits over the last 3 years. Can 2021 build upon this? Look: things were not great for the Syracuse Orange football team in 2020. The team finished in the bottom of the ACC, struggling to keep any opponent off the scoreboard and couldn’t get themselves on it much, either. However, the new 3-3-5 defense … [Read more...] about Under Pressure: Can the Orange’s pass rush improve in ways that matter?
Photo by Greg Fiume/NCAA Photos via Getty Images A number of SU players at Team USA tryouts, as well, in an accolade-laden week for the Orange. It’s been quite the week for Syracuse Orange lacrosse. While the headlines have gone to John Desko and Gary Gait, there’s been a lot of activity going on for the women’s players, as well, both on and off the field. Let’s take … [Read more...] about Syracuse women’s lacrosse: Five named All-Americans, two drafted to pro league
Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via Imagn Content Services, LLC Four members of the Syracuse track team compete this week. The Syracuse Orange athletic year will come to a close this week in Eugene, Oregon when four members of the Orange track team compete in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Orange sent twelve athletes to last week’s Eastern Regional … [Read more...] about Syracuse athletes ready for NCAA Outdoor Track Championships