Dan Lyons

  • joined Mar 02, 2011
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Syracuse University '12, B.A. in Writing & Rhetoric

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Arciniega Fills Void at Linebacker


The Sierra College graduate has the physical gifts to play right away for SU.

Tyler Provo Follows in Brother's Footsteps

Former Syracuse tight end Nick Provo was a major weapon for the Orange in seasons past. His younger brother Tyler joins the Orange in 2013.

Chauncey Scissum Knows the Pieces Fit

The talented Rush-Henrietta defensive back stays close to home with a commitment to Syracuse.

Batten Down the Hatches

Aaron Batten may be one of the more unheralded commits in the 2013 class, but he has a ton of potential.

Syracuse Wins Against the Field for St. Louis WR

St. Louis native Corey Winfield is all kinds of fast. He signed with SU today.

Hayes Joins the Fray

Georgia offensive lineman Alex Hayes officially signs with Syracuse.

Mr. Kimble is a Quarterback, You Idiot!

Illinois QB Mitch Kimble becomes the second signal caller to sign with the Orange in 2013.

Cooper's in the House


Raleigh, NC wide receiver Corey Cooper was one of the big 'gets' of the late recruiting season by Syracuse.

Wilson, Duke of Orange, I Beg it all Trune For You

Despite some hesitations following the departures of Doug Marrone and Nate Hackett, Austin Wilson signs with Syracuse.

John Miller Keeps the Cali JuCo Pipeline Open

John Miller becomes the latest California JuCo lineman to sign on with the Orange.

Isaiah Johnson, the Orange Honey Badger

Future Orange defensive lineman and everyone's best friend on Twitter Isaiah Johnson puts his Syracuse commitment in writing.

His Nickname is "Machete" Because of Course

California native Trevon Trejo looks to follow in the footsteps of Deon Goggins and Markus Pierce-Brewster as a top west coast pass rusher for the Orange.

Let's Talk About Our Guards

Michael Carter-Williams is Syracuse's most talented player and will be in the NBA next season...but Brandon Triche is the one who should have the ball in his hands to close out games.

Hypothetical: Should SU Have Looked at Tressel?

With the swift hire of Scott Shafer, we didn't get a lot of time to discuss many of the possible head coaching candidates. Matt McClusky and Dan Lyons debate the merits of former Ohio State head...

What Does Marrone's Move Mean for Orange Football?

With Doug Marrone leaving for the NFL, Syracuse football is at a major crossroads. Will Syracuse make the necessary investments to remain a player in big time college football?

No. 9 Syracuse Orange (11-1) vs. CCSU (4-6)

Syracuse got back in the win column with a victory over Alcorn State on Saturday, and look to make it two straight against the Blue Devils of CCSU.

The 2009 Recruiting Class Helped Save SU Football

Doug Marrone's first recruiting class brought in just 14 players, and ranked 102 and 117 in the country by Scout and Rivals. This unheralded class has had a major impact in the rebirth of Syracuse...

Syracuse Football, Shine On You Crazy Diamonds

The one where Dan only briefly touches on Syracuse's win over Missouri, but rather pontificates on the nature of Orange and college sports fandom.

Syracuse Puts It All Together On Senior Day vs. UL

Seniors Ryan Nassib and Alec Lemon lead the way as Syracuse has its best overall performance in an upset of a top-10 Louisville team.

Post-Standard: Bernie Fine Will Not Be Charged


The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that former Syracuse assistant basketball coach will not be charged after a federal investigation into the child abuse allegations against him.

Why Syracuse Shouldn't Fear Louisville on Saturday

Louisville is a worthy favorite in this weekend's game at the Dome, but the numbers say that this game should be a close one.

Five-Star Forward Chris McCullough Verbals to SU

Syracuse receives it's first verbal from one of the best forwards in the 2014 class.

Syracuse Commits Undefeated This Week

Zach Allen has another huge, 350 total yard game, Austin Wilson's team rebounds from a two game losing streak, and Augustus Edwards continues to run New York this week.

Syracuse Blows Out UConn, Inches Closer to a Bowl

At long last, Syracuse plays up to its potential and notches a dominant home 40-10 home win against UConn in Paul Pasqualoni's return to the Carrier Dome.

Catching Up With...Catching Up With the Commits

After a brief hiatus, let's see how the Orangemen of the future have been playing at the high school level.

Analyzing Syracuse's Heart-Wrenching Loss to RU


Syracuse's loss to Rutgers over the weekend was just the latest in a long line of devastating, self-inflicted losses by the Orange.

Texas Middie Commits to Syracuse Lacrosse

According to Inside Lacrosse, Texas Midfielder Sam Romano, class of 2015, has committed to play for John Desko and the Syracuse Orange.

Syracuse: 14, Pitt: 13 - 'Party Like It's 2010'

Syracuse's narrow Friday night victory over Pittsburgh was incredibly reminiscent of the defense-oriented wins that propelled the Orange to the Pinstripe Bowl in 2010.

Syracuse Receives Mixed Grades in 1st Report Card

Grading the Syracuse Orange through the first four games of the 2012 football season.

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