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Ripening An Orange: Not An Overnight Process

Doug Marrone

Doug Marrone inherited a not-so-easy situation when he became the head coach at Syracuse University before the 2009 season, but substantial progress has been made - and Dr. Daryl Gross agrees.

When Doug Marrone joined the Syracuse University football staff as head coach in the 2009 season, he was putting on a hard hat and strapping on his boots for a rebuilding project. A program rich in history with the likes of Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, Floyd Little, John Mackey, and Art Monk gracing the gridiron donning blue and orange - was reeling from a time of great adversity. In four seasons... Recommended Stories

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