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Deeper Than You May Have Thought

Deeper Than You May Have Thought

Syracuse has used a carousel of backs in their running game so far this season. Each of those backs has had a recurring role in the offense through the team's first four games. But against Pittsburgh, a new back emerged to take the Orange on a ride that would end in a victory.

Syracuse has played throughout this season with multiple different options in the backfield. Jerome Smith came into the season as the back expected to run between the tackles, pushing through traffic for yardage. He has been successful in that area, but he has also shown that he can be a positive factor in the passing game and run in the open field. Though he could stand to be a little faster... Recommended Stories

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