Syracuse Football Season Preview: Minnesota

Posted by Kevin Cartini-Weinheimer on August-14-2009 Add Comments

This is part one of an ongoing season preview of Syracuse University's 2009-2010 Football Season.

Syracuse Head Coach Doug Marrone will have his first game in Orange on Sept. 5 against the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Carrier Dome. The game will be the first of three straight for the Orange against Big Ten opponents.

Minnesota begins the campaign following a disappointing season, where the Gophers were 7-1 before losing their final five contests of the season. There should be a sense of optimism in Minneapolis with the Gopher's top offensive threats returning to the team this season.

All Big-Ten freshman DeLeon Eskeridge returns in the backfield, along with Sophomore Shady Salamon, which should crea...

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