Syracuse football opens preseason camp

Orange Nation

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse held its first of 16 preseason practices on Thursday, August 6th.

The Orange are preparing for a 11-game schedule beginning on September 12th. All practices will be closed to the media for safety of the team and staff.

Players have the option to opt-out of the season due to COVID-19 concerns. So far, only redshirt freshman Cooper Dawson has opted out of the season. Coach Dino Babers did say there could be more players opting out of, but are currently ‘pending’ on the decision.

To watch Coach Babers full press conference with the media, click the video above.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Click Below to set up your cable box

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link
Early Voting Locations

Coronavirus Outbreak

More Coronavirus Outbreak

Classroom Progress Report

More Classroom Progress Report