Jared E. Smith

  • joined Sep 30, 2010
  • last login Aug 28, 2014
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Blogger for SB Nation's Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician. Former SB Nation New York's College Sports Writer and SB Nation News Desk Contributor.

For three years, Jared was a beat reporter for Syracuse football, men's basketball and Big East Conference sports.

In real life Jared is the head hancho of Trumansburg Golf Course's pro shop.

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  • NFL Buffalo Bills
  • NCAAF Syracuse Orange
  • NCAAB Syracuse Orange
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Checking In With PG Recruit Kaleb Joseph

With all the talk about Syracuse point guards going on, we all might as well check in with the next up-and-comer, Kaleb Joseph, who is impressing some folks too.

Column: Tyler Ennis, Tyler Ennis, Tyler Ennis...

For awhile now, the Syracuse fan base has known how good Tyler Ennis is. On Saturday, the national media, finally, jumped on the fame bandwagon and they probably will not get off anytime soon.

3-Star Recruit Switches From W. Michigan To SU

The SU football program hosted a slew of football recruits Saturday and the coaches did their jobs in swaying one three-star defensive back from, where else, Illinois!

Is Syracuse University Any Better Than UNC?

The latest controversy surrounding UNC has TNIAAM's Jared Smith pondering: Is Syracuse University any better at dealing with student athletes than other schools?

Report: Key 3-Star Recruit 50/50 On Commitment

Could Syracuse offensive coordinator George McDonald use his Florida ties to snag another solid athlete for the football program? We will find out this weekend, says a report by's Nate...

Syracuse Mayor Pumping Brakes On New Arena Talk


As talks about building a new arena in Syracuse gain momentum, the city's mayor is cautioning everyone to slow down and think a bit about the project.

Is Syracuse Close To Locking Up A NCAA No. 1 Seed?

As Syracuse enters ACC play, the fate of a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament seems to be in its own hands, as long as, the Orange win the games they're suppose to.

Jay Bromley To Play in East-West Shrine Game

Syracuse's senior defensive tackle accepted an invite to play in the East-West Shrine Game, an exhibition showcase game that will be played Jan. 18th.

You Guys, 2013 Was A Crazy One For SU Sports Fans

To help ring in a New Year of Syracuse sports, TNIAAM contributor Jared Smith ranked the top 13 stories of the past year for you to rehash, discuss and relive.

How High?: 2013 Was Good, Can This Year Be Better?

This weekend's Syracuse sports scene was pretty awesome, as both the Orange football and men's basketball team earned exciting and important victories to end the calendar year of 2013.

Football Lands Commitment From 3-Star DL

The Syracuse football team received good news Tuesday, as three-star defensive linemen made a verbal commitment to be an Orangemen.

Q&A With The Daily Gopher

To preview the Texas Bowl, TNIAAM reached out to SB Nation's The Daily Gopher to talk football.

Durell Eskridge Tweets He Will Miss Texas Bowl

Syracuse sophomore safety continued his Twitter rampage Tuesday announcing he will not be playing in the Texas Bowl

Texas Bowl: A 'Business Trip With Benefits"

Orange head coach Scott Shafer spoke to the local media Tuesday and reflected on this year's regular season and talked about the team's preparation for the Texas Bowl on Dec. 27.

FS Durell Eskridge Will Return For Junior Season

The Syracuse football program got a bit of good news Monday, as a key piece of its defense said he would return for his third season.

Point Guard Play A Key Factor In SU's Success

SU's early-season success, not only this season but in the previous four seasons, has hinged on the play of its point guards. Credit goes to freshmen Tyler Ennis and head coach Jim Boeheim for...

Orange Have The Tools To Be Final Four Contenders

Syracuse earned its tenth victory of the season Sunday, and showed why they will be Final Four contenders come March.

Scott Shafer's Job Is Harder Than You Think

In the process of owning a new home, Jared Smith has realized no matter how many people tell you something is hard you never really know the difficulty until you experience it. That's why SU fans...

Q&A With Tomahawk Nation

TNIAAM's weekly ACC blogger Q&A continues this week with a preview from Tomahawk Nation.

TNIAAM Pick'em: Week 12 Schedule & Lines


Four weeks remain in the TNIAAM college football pick'em regular season. Here at the schedule and lines for Week No. 12.

Observations From The Couch: C.J.'s Sweet Jumper

140 characters sometimes isn't enough to express an opinion. Luckily, there's this blog to share some thoughts about what is going on in the world of college basketball and the Syracuse Orange.

SU Basketball Recruit Dismissed From Prep School

One of Syracuse biggest recruiting gets in recent memory has found himself in a bind, as he has been dismissed from his prep school days before he can sign his National Letter of Intent.

Jerome Smith Should Be Offered No. 44

Syracuse's star running back deserves to wear the No. 44 and, if offered the opportunity, he shouldn't say no.

A Broadcaster's Guide To Syracuse Basketball

The beginning of a brad news season brings on a whole new crop of broadcasting crews. To those broadcasters trying to study up for the Syracuse Orange in a short amount of time, here is guide on...

Syracuse Vs. Maryland: Q&A With Testudo Times

TNIAAM's weekly Q&As with SB Nation ACC blog continues, as Testudo Times helps preview this weekend's showdown at Bryd Stadium.

TNIAAM Pick'em: Week 11 Schedule & Lines


The Week 11 schedule and lines are here. Good luck all!

TNIAAM Pick'em: Week 10 Recap & Standings


Week 10 results are in. Here's how the pickers did.

Syracuse Football: We Are Who We Think We Are

The Orange are two wins away from qualifying for a bowl game and if they want to accomplish the feat they will need to continue to do what they do best -- play hard-nosed football. The thing is,...

Syracuse Vs. Wake Forest: Q&A With Blogger So Dear

On Saturday, Syracuse hosts Wake Forest in an ACC football showdown. To get a better idea of who the Orange's opponent is TNIAAM reached out to SB Nation's Blogger So Dear for answers.

TNIAAM College Football Pick'em: Week 10 Schedule


TNIAAM Pick'em is back! Here are the Week 10 schedule and betting lines.

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