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DAILYORANGE.COM hi 48° | lo MONDAY 28° january 14, 2013 t h e i n de pe n de n t s t u de n t n e w spa pe r of s y r acuse , n e w yor k INSIDENEWS ASU’snew look marching band receives $75,000 to kick off its campaign for new uniforms. Page 3 INSIDEOPINION Stalled progress Marrone and Hackett’s move to the NFL leaves SU football with a doubtful future. Page 5 DPS reports decline in break crime INSIDEPULP INSIDE Welcome to the new year See why 2013 is going to be the Celebrate Syracuse football’s 2012 Pinstripe Bowl victory over West Virginia with The Daily Orange’s commemorative poster. Page 12 new best year of your life. Page 11 After 4 seasons as defensive coordinator, Shafer promoted to head coach Shafer promises inventive, hard-nosed Syracuse team as it heads to ACC In first move as head coach, Shafer hires former Browns assistant Bullough as defensive coordinator By Alex Ptachick STAFF WRITER There was one reported burglary during Winter Break, a decline from years past, said Vernon Thompson, investigations and crime prevention commander for the Syracuse University Department of Public Safety. Thompson said he thinks safety education tips and increased patrols are the main reasons why there was a decline in the number of breakingand-entering incidents. One burglary was reported to DPS and the Syracuse Police Department on Dec. 23 after an individual returned home on the 500 block of By Dylan Segelbaum ASST. COPY EDITOR A female Syracuse University student was punched and kicked in the head during a robbery early Sunday morning on Ostrom Avenue, according to a Syracuse Police Department news release. A male suspect approached two female students at about 2:20 a.m. on the 300 block of Ostrom Avenue and threatened them with a gun, though it was never shown, according to the release. He eventually made off with one of the victims’ purses and fled toward Thornden Park. One student’s lip was hurt during the robbery, according to the release. The suspect was described as black, 5 feet 10 inches tall and was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt and black ski mask, according to the release. Anyone with information is asked to call SPD. @dylan_segelbaum ‘ SHAKES AND INTIMIDATES LAST 5 HEAD COACHES AND THEIR RECORDS SU student robbed early Sunday morning chase gaewski | photo editor New head Coach Scott Shafer speaks at his introductory press conference Friday. Frank Maloney 7 seasons (32-46) 1 bowl appearance (1-0) Dick MacPherson 10 seasons (66-46-4) 5 bowl appearances (3-1-1) Paul Pasqualoni 14 seasons (107-59-1) 9 bowl appearances (6-3) Greg Robinson 4 seasons (10-37) 0 bowl appearances Doug Marrone 4 seasons (25-25) 2 bowl appearances (2-0) ‘ SEE CRIME PAGE 7 After lifetime of learning, Shafer ready to apply lessons By Chris Iseman S SPORTS EDITOR cott Shafer learned it in his teaching methodology classes at Baldwin-Wallace College in the inner city of Akron, Ohio, and on an Indian reservation in Arizona. He watched it every time his father hugged his hulking Riverside High School football players, tears streaming down their faces, on senior day. All of it defined Shafer’s understanding of football, coaching, and perhaps more importantly, teaching. It led him to a life as a football coach, where for the last 22 years he’s applied a lifetime of learning and experiences. Shafer, Syracuse’s newest head coach, is stepping into a role he started preparing for decades ago. He exudes passion for the CONTINUED ON PAGE 18 Shafer the right coach to keep Syracuse’s momentum moving forward F or the last four years, Scott Shafer stuck to a simple approach. He was here to lead the Syracuse defense, here to do his job as he had at his previous seven coaching stops. So he did – he coached his players and he worked with the Orange coaching staff to resurrect a once-proud football RYNE GERY that’s respect program. He didn’t concern himself with much else. Simple turned out to be effective. Shafer was introduced as Syracuse’s head coach Friday, replacing Doug Marrone after serving as defensive coordinator for four years. Marrone’s departure earlier this month for the Buffalo Bills comes at a crucial time for Syracuse, as it loses many of its top playmakers just as it prepares to make the jump to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Shafer is the right man for the job. The right man to guide the team through the transition. “I felt in my heart that this CONTINUED ON PAGE 19

Jan. 14, 2013

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