Drew Allen http://waer.org en SU Football Wins 54-0 http://waer.org/post/su-football-wins-54-0 <p>Syracuse (1-2) throttled Wagner 54-0 in the Dome Opener on Saturday. It’s the first win of the Scott Shafer era, but he wasn’t focused on that.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I didn’t think about my first win too much until they dumped the Gatorade on me,” Shafer said, with a chuckle. “But it feels great.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The big story of the day revolved around, what else, the quarterbacks. Senior transfer Drew Allen started the game, but was yanked after he mustered just three points on three drives.</span></p> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 01:10:39 +0000 Ben Fontana 7942 at http://waer.org SU Football Wins 54-0 Northwestern Beats Syracuse 48-27 http://waer.org/post/northwestern-beats-syracuse-48-27 <p><strong>Evanston, Ill. -&nbsp;</strong>#19 Northwestern (2-0) crushed Syracuse (0-2) 48-27 at Ryan Field Saturday. The Orange has dropped both games this season to two Big Ten teams, Penn State and Northwestern. The Scott Shafer era has not gotten off to a great start and the first year head coach is taking full responsibility.</p><p>“We didn't play well in this game, and it starts with me.” Shafer said following the loss. “I have to fix these mistakes for next week,” the Coach continued.</p> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 02:40:58 +0000 Ben Fontana 7608 at http://waer.org Northwestern Beats Syracuse 48-27 SU Football Starts Camp http://waer.org/post/su-football-starts-camp <p>The Syracuse University football team officially opened camp on Monday, August 5th, under 1st-year head coach Scott Shafer. Shafer takes over for the Orange entering the program's first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). SU is coming off a very successful 2012 season in which it won the New Era Pinstripe Bowl for the second time in three years.</p><p>Sunday was the first of many opportunities for the media to talk to both Shafer and Syracuse players.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 23:43:05 +0000 Ben Fontana 6039 at http://waer.org SU Football Starts Camp