Syracuse Football: Ervin Philips Got Gypped By The ACC
The Syracuse football team finished their season with a disappointing 4-8 final record. But their explosive offense didn’t get the full credit it deserved.
While the Syracuse football team had a lackluster finish, don’t blame their gaudy offensive production. Several players stood out in an otherwise disappointing season for the Orange.
Some of those players garnered national recognition, but not everyone did apparently. One player in-particular seemingly did enough to get some sort of recognition, but not an honorable mention.
Honorable mention ????
— Ervin Philips (@Ambition1_) November 28, 2016
Syracuse throughout the season. He more than tripled his production from the year prior in this
new Dino Babers offense. Finishing the season with 90 receptions for 822 yards and six scores. But when the ACC released their All-ACC teams, Philips was no where to be found.
While the voting process usually isn’t all about numbers, it still seems a bit puzzling he didn’t make it in. The other three receivers who made it over him all had significantly less production in all the major categories.
Erv has a pretty good case.
His season stats:
90 receptions/822 yards/6 TDS.
The three 3rd-teamers:
— Stephen Bailey (@Stephen_Bailey1) November 28, 2016
The fact that all of these players for the Orange have shattered long-standing records isn’t that
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Come on man with this foolishness. Philips set a tie with Pro Football Hall of Famer, Art Monk, with his 14 receptions in their opening campaign game against Colgate. If SU can’t make a bowl game at the very least we want to accumulate all the consolation prizes we can. Not sure how this can be explained, there’s no other way to put it, Erv got gypped.