Marrone interviews for Buffalo Bills’ head coaching position Friday, according to report
UPDATED: Jan. 5, 2013, 1:49 a.m.
Doug Marrone interviewed for the Buffalo Bills head coaching job Friday, continuing a week of buzz circling around the Syracuse head coach and his NFL head coaching opportunities.
The Buffalo Bills’ website, buffalobills.com, reported Marrone interviewed with the Bills Friday.
The news confirmed a tweet from Cleveland Plain Dealer Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot earlier Friday that Marrone would interview for the Bills job. It followed a Friday in which first Marrone was supposedly staying put before reports came out that he could be poised to still join the NFL ranks.
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) January 4, 2013
Marrone was scheduled to speak with the Cleveland Browns Thursday, ESPN reported.
That tweet came after Syracuse football fans were likely breathing a sign of relief for a few moments Friday morning. Tom Withers, a sports writer for the Associated Press, tweeted Marrone was not leaving SU.
#Browns others lined up to speak with Oregon’s Chip Kelly. Understanding is Doug Marrone not leaving ‘Cuse.
— Tom Withers (@twithersAP) January 4, 2013
Marrone’s name was listed among potential NFL head coaching candidates late in the season, as Syracuse finished its season by winning six of its last seven games. Marrone is 25-25 in four seasons at Syracuse, winning two bowl games.
Thomas Wolfe is leaving his position as senior vice president and dean of student affairs to become the new president of Iliff School of Theology… Read more »
UPDATED: MAY 15, 4:35 p.m. Syracuse University students will soon see new living options in downtown Syracuse, after a new construction company revamps a vacant… Read more »
THEY'RE BACK: Syracuse pulls off furious comeback win against Yale to return to final four after longest absence since 1979
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Brian Megill sprinted over to Dominic Lamolinara and catapulted into his arms. The game was over. The unthinkable was no longer… Read more »