Syracuse football safety Chauncey Scissum becomes seventh player to leave program this offseason

first_img Published on December 16, 2016 at 7:52 pm Contact Jon: jrmettus@syr.edu | @jmettus Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse safety Chauncey Scissum has been granted his release and will transfer from Syracuse for his fifth year of eligibility, he announced on Instagram Friday night. He’s the seventh player to leave following Dino Babers’ first season as head coach.“This decision was not an easy one,” he said in the post. “I had to make a tough decision for betterment of self. I am extremely thankful for my family and their continued motivation and support.”Scissum, a redshirt junior, played in just six games this season for SU, recording one assisted tackle against Connecticut. It was a drop off from 2015 when he played in all 12 games, starting seven.Last April, Scissum and defensive back teammate Corey Winfield were stabbed on South Campus, allegedly by former Syracuse player Naesean Howard. Howard has been charged in connection with the case and his trial date has been set for Feb. 21, 2017.Winfield announced his intent to transfer on Nov. 29.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more

‘All Aboard’ Ready to Launch

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisFriends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary had a very busy month. The non-profit organization is gearing up for their fundraiser, ‘All Aboard.’ Click for more.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: All Aboard, friends of thunder bay national marine sanctuaryContinue ReadingPrevious Oscoda Community Center Holds Family Wellness CelebrationNext 3 Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Alpenalast_img read more