SYRACUSE, NY (WKBW-TV) - This afternoon Syracuse Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor issued a statement on Doug Marrone leaving the school to become the new head coach of the Buffalo Bills.
"We congratulate Coach Marrone on having this opportunity to become a head coach at the highest level. Under his leadership, we have restored the rich, winning football tradition at Syracuse, and we wish him continued success as he moves to the National Football League.
“We are fully committed to continuing SU football’s successful trajectory and the commitment, work ethic, integrity and support for the personal and academic development of our student-athletes that Doug and his coaching staff embedded in the program. Moving forward we have full confidence in Dr. Daryl Gross to find the right successor to build on this success.”