Ten years ago, Syracuse fans would’ve bet the house that Mike Hopkins would ascend through the ranks and take over as Jim Boeheim’s successor. Even four years ago, when Hopkins took a wild left turn and swapped coasts to coach at Washington, some still had the expectation the former SU guard would return to his alma mater and lead the Orange. It might be time to reconsider. … [Read more...] about Is Mike Hopkins on the Hot Seat at Washington?
It was all ugly on Saturday for Syracuse. The Orange need just a single win over the last three weeks of the season, but the best chance perhaps to get a victory went up in smoke at Louisville 41-3. Malik Cunningham was a knife cutting through a solid SU defense, combining for 5 TDs on a day Lamar Jackson had his number retired. This is the 10th time Dino Babers has lost by 30+ … [Read more...] about Blowout Babers: Why Does Dino Get Routed So Often?
As positively as it can be said, it wasn’t supposed to end this way for Syracuse football. By that, we mean the team that was picked to go winless in the ACC and finish with around three wins has exceeded all expectations. The Orange are now 5-5 and better than anyone thought they would be, but the season is still headed for a disappointing finish. For SU fans, it’s time for … [Read more...] about For SU Football, A Disappointing But Predictable Ending Looms
Syracuse traveled to Louisville with a chance to claim bowl eligibility and well, that just didn’t happen. SU looked as bad as it has all year and the UL offense just rolled. Malik Cunningham exploded with a Lamar Jackson-esque performance. The dual-threat talent totaled FIVE touchdowns himself. This game was over by the time the first quarter ended. It was 14-3 Cardinals … [Read more...] about Syracuse Gets Dismantled in 41-3 Loss to Louisville
John (8-1): Louisville 34, Syracuse 31 This figures to be an ugly game, much like the Virginia Tech shootout about a month ago. Syracuse needed somewhat of a Herculean effort to pull that win off. I don’t think it happens this time around. Scott Satterfield’s pistol offense is just too much for SU’s 3-3-5 defense and the Orange once again fail to contain UL quarterback Malik … [Read more...] about Syracuse @ Louisville: Crystal Ball Predictions