Can Syracuse sustain their success?
Posted: 12 January 2019 01:30 PM   [ Ignore ]
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They remind me of those Wake Forest teams from 2006-2008 that happened to have the right pieces fall in place. Then the assistant coaches were poached and the special players graduated. I could see this happening with SU, but looking at their team they do return most starters and I feel good about Dungey’s replacement at QB and I think they managed to keep all of their assistant coaches. The next season at least could be just as good and maybe they can spring the upset vs Clemson.

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Posted: 12 January 2019 06:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I think Syracuse is going to be a very different team without Dungy at QB just like Wake was when Riley Skinner graduates at Wake…Both of those men were a huge part of those schools success.

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Posted: 12 January 2019 06:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I think they will settle to a 8-9 win team when the rest of the ACC recovers.  They overachieved this year.

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Posted: 14 January 2019 11:34 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Yep depends on the guy replacing dungey.  Syracuse fans high on him, but I’m not sold yet.  I see them regressing.  Especially if Louisville can get rolling with the new App St staff.  Tell you what though, the cuse fans are already pondering ways they can be a playoff team next season and are sure they can beat Clemson.  Possible but everyone is quick to forget, Lawrence got knocked out of that game last year really early.  They might not be as close as they think.  I surely don’t think they are built for the playoffs yet.  What they need is to string a few seasons like this one together, get the recruiting going, THEN worry about playoffs.

I like what Babers is doing with that program though.  Arguably 2nd best team in the ACC right now.

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Posted: 14 January 2019 11:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Curse is not CFP ready.  They are not to the level the Boyd teams were and our current team wound crush those Boyd teams.  They are due for a reality check from Clemson.

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Posted: 14 January 2019 12:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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https://syracusefan.com/threads/is-it-reasonable-to-call-ourselves-a-fringe-2019-cfp-contender.139126/

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Posted: 31 January 2019 11:14 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Syracuse moves their homecoming from 9/28 to 9/14.  From Holy Cross to Clemson.  Why?  Because we are their super bowl.  For the sole purpose of having a chance to attract their first ESPN College Gameday and with the hope they can beat us in a prime time spot.  To drive hype before they collapse further into the season.  We are months out and they are already giddy for this game.  It’s kind of insane.

https://syracusefan.com/threads/homecoming-2019.139917/

Congrats on your successful season in 2018 Syracuse but yikes, sounding kind of like obsessed UofSC right now.  I really don’t see your team being as close as you have been.  Lawrence about to play a full game and go in dry.  No dungey either?  Yikes.

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Posted: 31 January 2019 04:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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If you don’t catch Clemson early, chances are it’s not going to happen.  I like the move.  I’m sure they think the Texas A & M game is going to set up a trap game..

September isn’t going to be a typical one.  We won’t get to play as many on the bench if any of these teams gives us a fight. 

Syracuse has been a handful and I really hope we can get them off of our backs.

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Posted: 31 January 2019 06:12 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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They’ve been a handful because our QBs have been taking hits to the head against them….

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Posted: 31 January 2019 07:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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They will be better and Babers is the real deal. Question is can they keep him?

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