There’s no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1. There’s not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick. There’s just beef. And lots of it.
It’s hard to believe anything in the days leading up to the NFL Draft. But that’s what makes it all so much fun.
Will the Jets consider a quarterback such as West Virginia’s Geno Smith or Syracuse’s Ryan Nassib so high in the first round? Or with an eye on the future, might they consider Mike Glennon or Florida State’s EJ Manuel in the second round?
The forecast for the Pinstripe Bowl calls for snow and scoring. West Virginia and Syracuse play Saturday at Yankee Stadium in a matchup of former Big East rivals and NFL-prospect quarterbacks.
The Syracuse Orange snapped their winning streak as they fell to 35-24.
The Syracuse Orange earned their first victory of the 2012 season as they defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves 28-17.
Matt Barkley dominated the Syracuse Orange as the USC Trojans marched to a 42-29 victory.
Since Rob Long had a malignant tumor removed from his brain, some of the most difficult moments have come after dark. “I’ll tell you what, going to bed at night has not been easy,” the Syracuse punter said Tuesday.
Justin Burke completed 13 of 25 passes for 143 yards and Jeremy Wright ran for 98 yards as Louisville defeated Syracuse 28-20 on Saturday to keep the Orange from becoming eligible for a bowl.