Report: Syracuse to tap Scott Shafer
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Four years ago, Scott Shafer's football sojourn almost seemed at a dead end.
Fired after only one year as defensive coordinator at Michigan under Rich Rodriguez, a victim of one of the worst seasons in Wolverines history, Shafer was down and out after stops at five colleges in a five-year span.
Then came a phone call at Christmas time in 2008 from Doug Marrone, who had just been hired as coach at Syracuse. The two clicked and Shafer was hired as defensive coordinator. ...
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