SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) –
Syracuse new defensive coordinator Rocky Long is no a strange to success at the college football level. He’s spent nearly a half decade on the coaching sidelines.
Long, known as the innovator of the 3-3-5 defense, will look to continue that success at SU this season.
He takes over a defense that has been ranked in the Top 30 Nationally the last two season in total defense.
Syracuse put on the shoulder pads for the first time on Friday.
SU will practice on Saturday and Sunday (closed to the media) before taking Monday off.