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Report: Syracuse dismisses top WR Damien Alford

Nov 25, 2023; Syracuse, New York, USA; Syracuse Orange wide receiver Damien Alford (5) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons during the second half at the JMA Wireless Dome. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Syracuse has dismissed leading receiver Damien Alford from the team, ESPN reported Monday.

The school confirmed to Syracuse.com that Alford was no longer with the program. Alford will be allowed to continue academically this semester, according to the school spokesperson.

No reason was given for the dismissal.

Syracuse hired Fran Brown as its new head coach in November.

Alford led the Orange with 33 catches for 610 yards this past season, tying for the team lead with three receiving touchdowns in 13 games.

Alford has 67 catches for 1,291 yards and seven TDs in four seasons at Syracuse.

–Field Level Media

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