Little was the sixth pick in the first round of the 1967 NFL draft. He led the AFL in rushing in twice (1969 & 1971) and at the time of his retirement, was 7th in professional football history with 6,323 yards and 43 touchdowns.
It didn’t take long to identify the focus of the Syracuse offense in Saturday’s annual Spring Football game as the Orange squad defeated the Blue squad by a large margin. It’s all about the running game.
Not many people expected the Orange (9-2, 3-1) to be down five goals heading into the fourth quarter of Saturday’s matchup against Rutgers (2-11, 0-5). But that’s where SU found itself after a lackluster three quarters.
Luke Cometti finally got on track after a slow start to his senior season, scoring four goals. Goalkeeper Dominic Lamolinara stepped up big late in the game, making some huge saves. He finished the day giving up 12 goals but he also made 12 saves.