The Syracuse Orange have lost sophomore defensive tackle Ryan Sloan for the season with a lower body injury.
The team – in training this week at Fort Drum, an Army base in northern New York – also has lost junior running back Steven Rene for three to five weeks with an upper body injury.
The injury list doesn’t stop there. Coach Doug Marrone says senior strong safety Shamarko Thomas (upper body), junior defensive tackle Jay Bromley (lower body), sophomore cornerback Jaston George (upper body), junior cornerback Joe Nassib (lower body), sophomore defensive tackle Eric Crume (upper body) and senior offensive tackle Andrew Phillips (lower body) are listed as day-to-day.
The Orange open the season against Northwestern in the Carrier Dome on Sept. 1.