Syracuse Orange - Notable Athletes

Notable Athletes

  • Joe Alexander (1916–1920) - College Football Hall of Fame
  • Gary Anderson (1978–1981) - All American kicker, Second all time in NFL scoring
  • Carmelo Anthony (2002–2003) - NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Dave Bing (1963–1966) - Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Jim Brown (1954–1957) - College Football Hall of Fame, National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Jim Nance 1962–1965 All America wrestling, AFL All star
  • Keith Bulluck (1996–1999) - All Pro linebacker
  • Robin Butler Bright (1976–1980) - Three time All American in Swimming
  • Matt Cappelli (2002–2006) - Rowing (sport). Holds record for shortest Division-1 athlete.
  • Derrick Coleman (1986–1990) - Silver Anniversary Big East Basketball Team, All time Big East rebounding leader, NBA Rookie of the Year
  • Larry Csonka (1965–1967) - College Football Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Ernie Davis (1959–1961) - Heisman Trophy winner, College Football Hall of Fame
  • Sherman Douglas (1986–1989) - Two time basketball All American, All time Big East assists leader, NBA Star
  • Dennis DuVal (1970–1974) - Former NBA player and All-American basketball player
  • Jonny Flynn (2007–2009) - Minnesota Timberwolves 2009 First Round selection, 2009 Big East Tournament MVP
  • Dwight Freeney (1998–2001) - 6 time NFL Pro Bowl selection, 3 time NFL All-Pro selection, Super Bowl Champion, Indianapolis Colts all-time sacks leader
  • Gary Gait (1986–1989) - 2 time National Player of the Year, 2 time McLaughlin Award (Midfielder of the Year) winner, National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame
  • Paul Gait (1986–1989) - National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame
  • Michael Gennaro (2007–2011) - Alternate for the 2012 London Olympics for Men's Rowing
  • Dave Giusti (1959–1961) - Major League Baseball All Star, Sporting News Reliever of the Year
  • Marty Glickman (1936–1939) - Football All American, Olympic sprinter
  • Marvin Graves (1990–1993) - All time school passing yards leader
  • Donté Greene (2007–2008) - Brooklyn Nets, player
  • Tim Green (1982–1985) - College Football Hall of Fame
  • Vic Hanson (1924–1927) - Basketball Hall of Fame, College Football Hall of Fame
  • Marvin Harrison (1992–1995) - All American, Six time All Pro wide receiver
  • Jason Hart (1997–2000) - All Big East First Team
  • Wesley Johnson (2008–2010) - First Team All American, Big East All American, Naismith Award Finalist, Minnesota Timberwolves, player
  • Daryl Johnston (1985–1988) - Two time All Pro fullback
  • Mark Kerr - 1992 All-American and NCAA Division I 190 lbs champion wrestler, two-time UFC tournament champion
  • Jim Konstanty (1937–1939) - 1950 National League MVP, Saves leader
  • Brad Kotz (1982–1985) - National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
  • Felisha Legette (1984–1989) - Big East Women's Silver Anniversary Basketball Team
  • Floyd Little (1964–1966) - College Football Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Ron Luciano (1957–1960) - Outstanding lineman, played professionally for the Detroit Lions, and Major League Baseball umpire
  • John Mackey (1960–1962) - Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Julie McBride (2000–2004) - All time Syracuse women's basketball scoring and assist leader
  • Donovan McNabb (1995–1998) - Big East Offensive Player of the Decade (football)
  • Gerry McNamara (2002–2006) - Two time All Big East Basketball Team and NCAA National Champion
  • Don McPherson (1985–1988) - Heisman Trophy runner-up, Maxwell Award winner (College Football Player of the Year, College Football Hall of Fame
  • Dave Meggyesy (1959–1963) - NFL linebacker for seven seasons; author of Out of Their League in 1970; retired NFLPA Western Regional Director
  • Herbert L. Mendelson (1948–1951) - Goalie - MVP 1951 Orangemen Lacrosse Team, All American Soccer Goalie
  • Gene Mills (1977–1981) - National Wrestling Hall of Fame, 2 time NCAA Champion, 3 time World Cup Champion
  • Martha Mogish (1978–1982) - Women's basketball star
  • Art Monk (1976–1979) - All American wide receiver, 3 time All Pro, Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Joe Morris (1978–1981) - All time Syracuse rushing leader, 2 time Pro Bowl selection
  • Lawrence Moten (1991–1995) - 3 times All Big East Basketball Team, All time Big East scoring leader
  • Demetris Nichols (2003–2007) - Unanimous selection to All Big East Basketball Team
  • Billy Owens (1988–1991) - Big East Men's Basketball Player of the Year, All American, NBA star
  • Casey Powell (1995–1998) - 4 time All American, 2 time National Player of the Year (1997, 1998), Jack Turnbull Award (Attackmen of the Year) winner (1998), McLaughlin Award (Midfielder of the Year) winner (1996)
  • Mikey Powell (2001–2004) - 4 time All American, 2 time Tewaaraton Trophy winner (2002, 2004), National Player of the Year (2004), 4 time Jack Turnbull Award (Attackmen of the Year) winner
  • Ryan Powell (1997–2000) - 4 time All American, National Player of the Year (2000), Jack Turnbull Award (Attackmen of the Year) winner (2000)
  • Leo Rautins (1980–1983)
  • Andy Rautins (2005–2010) - Big East Second Team All American, Honorable All American Mention, Team Canada Basketball Player, 2nd All-Time in 3-point Field Goals Made in SU Basketball History, New York Knicks, player
  • Jim Ringo (1950–1952) - Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Danny Schayes (1978–1981) - Academic All American, NBA star
  • Rony Seikaly (1984–1988) - All American, Gold Medalist 1986 Basketball World Championships, NBA star, First ever draft pick of the Miami Heat
  • Wilmeth Sidat-Singh (1935–1939) - Football and Basketball star, Pioneer of civil rights in college athletics
  • Preston Shumpert (1998–2002) - Two-time All-Big East First Team selection
  • Etan Thomas (1997–2000) - Twice Big East Defensive Player of the Year, Washington Wizards player
  • David Tyree (1998–2002) - NFL Pro Bowl selection, Super Bowl Champion
  • Hakim Warrick (2001–2005) - Big East Men's Basketball Player of the Year, Phoenix Suns player
  • Dwayne "Pearl" Washington (1983–1986) - Silver Anniversary Big East Basketball Team
    • See also Syracuse Men's Basketball All-Century Team

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