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  1. Doug Marrone up for social networking

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse coach Doug Marrone has now joined the Twitter-verse. Facebook, too! The school announced Wednesday that the head coach has decided to join in on the social media fun with the creation of two new accounts. Marrone will provide fans exclusi...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  2. Preseason 2012 Top 25 countdown: No. 25

    Brian Bennett

    Drum roll, please! Now presenting: the Big East preseason Top 25 countdown! The slow summer months are in our rear-view mirror and now it is time to look ahead and project the best of the best in the league this season. The start of this countdown...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  3. Syracuse partners with military for practice

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse coach Doug Marrone is taking his team on the road for a portion of fall practice, to Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division in upstate New York for some military-style preseason training. The Orange hit the road Aug. 12 and will practic...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  4. First-year coach success rate

    Brian Bennett

    I recently got this question into the mailbag and thought it was a good one to break out into a separate post. Michael in Louisville writes: Andrea, can you please explain to me why people think Rutgers will compete in the Big East. I don't know if ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  5. Any Big East coaches on the hot seat?

    Brian Bennett

    Are there any Big East coaches on the hot seat heading into the season? My answer to that question is no, even though USF and Syracuse fans have sent questions my way about their respective coaches. The truth is that Big East fans usually have to ...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  6. Syracuse AD talks scheduling

    Brian Bennett

    One of the most persistent questions I get from Syracuse fans in my mailbag is whether I agree with the scheduling philosophy that has the Orange playing one of their marquee home games in MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. This year, Syracuse hosts U...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  7. Doug Marrone's job security

    Brian Bennett

    I recently got this question into the mailbag, and thought I would write with an extended answer. Andrew in New York writes: Andrea, What do you think of Doug Marrone's future with Syracuse if he has another disappointing year? This is the last ye...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  8. Syracuse spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    2011 overall record: 5-7 2011 conference record: 1-6 (T-7) Returning starters: Offense: 5; defense: 6; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners QB Ryan Nassib, WR Alec Lemon, WR Marcus Sales OT Justin Pugh, LB Marquis Spruill, S Shamarko Thomas Key ...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  9. Syracuse, Louisville improving facilities

    Brian Bennett

    There is one major way to keep up with the Joneses throughout college football -- improve and/or expand your facilities. Syracuse and Louisville have recently announced plans to that end, moves that should help the two schools look more attractive...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  10. Spring game previews

    Brian Bennett

    Three more teams play spring games Saturday. Here is a quick preview of each: UConn. You can bet all eyes are going to be on the quarterback position, where five players are still competing for the starting job. Junior college transfer Chandler Wh...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  11. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Four spring games down, four to go. Cincinnati picked up a commitment from prep tight end A.J. Branisel. Final spring scrimmage recap. UConn spring practice news and notes. Louisville football: Underdogs no more. Spring game recap. Pitt spr...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  12. Syracuse to briefly open practice

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse coach Doug Marrone made the last-minute decision to close all his practices to the fans and media, shutting down interview access as well. But Marrone will briefly lift the veil of secrecy with two open practices -- one this Saturday in R...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  13. Big East spring practice roundup

    Brian Bennett

    Nearly every Big East team practiced this past weekend. Here are a few notes from each: UConn: The Huskies had their first practice in pads Saturday, but did not scrimmage; that is planned for this upcoming Saturday. Early reports indicate that bo...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  14. Syracuse goes bold with schedule

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse coach Doug Marrone deserves credit for putting together the most difficult nonconference schedule in the Big East. Yup. I said it. Marrone should be applauded. Rather than schedule a second game against an FCS opponent, Marrone decided...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  15. Leap Day plans for Big East coaches

    Brian Bennett

    Today is that glorious day that only comes around once every four years -- leap day! I have a feeling coaches around the country are smiling a bit wider this morning because they get an extra day to plan for the upcoming football season. So what s...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  16. Syracuse: Promising rebuilding job?

    Brian Bennett

    Three teams finished with losing records in the Big East. One of them has been tabbed as a promising rebuilding job for 2012: Syracuse. Ryan McGee of ESPN The Magazine lists the Orange as one of his five teams that will turn the corner this upc...

    Blog | February 13, 2012