Let's make Otto Zaccardo a folk hero

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My roommate was our Rudy in 1995/1996. Only saw two plays in one season despite trying out three years at the scholarship players’ pleading, making the spring squad in 1995 and full team fall 1995. Coach P loved him and because he wore 47, he and I were at Joe Morris’ jersey honor event at the New York Athletic Club in 1998 I believe. His only game was our Gator Bowl romp over Clemson. A 6’ 1” 250 lb. DT (he played end and occasionally LB on the practice squad) and their line called an audible and ran at him. Blew him up, but everyone knew where the play was going.
 
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My roommate was our Rudy in 1995/1996. Only saw two plays in one season despite trying out three years at the scholarship players’ pleading, making the spring squad in 1995 and full team fall 1995. Coach P loved him and because he wore 47, he and I were at Joe Morris’ jersey honor event at the New York Athletic Club in 1998 I believe. His only game was our Gator Bowl romp over Clemson. A 6’ 1” 250 lb. DT (he played end and occasionally LB on the practice squad) and their line called an audible and ran at him. Blew him up, but everyone knew where the play was going.
I'd like to see Otto get a big carry and bust a run when we are crushing an opponent late in the year, of course after the dome has spent some time chanting "Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto!"
 

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I'd like to see Otto get a big carry and bust a run when we are crushing an opponent late in the year, of course after the dome has spent some time chanting "Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto! Otto!"
If Otto Zaccardo has to play football for SU this season we are in deep, deep trouble. Especially with the new redshirt rules.
 

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How about the kid busts his balls day in and day out for the team, does every rep in the weight room, goes to every film session, and pays his own dime...

I get that his name carries some irony here at Syracuse, but I’d rather folks respect the time he puts in than make him a folk hero just because.
 
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How about the kid busts his balls day in and day out for the team, does every rep in the weight room, goes to every film session, and pays his own dime...

I get that his name carries some irony here at Syracuse, but I’d rather folks respect the time he puts in than make him a folk hero just because.

thats exactly why

the name is just a bonus
 

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How about the kid busts his balls day in and day out for the team, does every rep in the weight room, goes to every film session, and pays his own dime...

I get that his name carries some irony here at Syracuse, but I’d rather folks respect the time he puts in than make him a folk hero just because.
Was thinking the same thing. The kid is working out and practicing with kids getting their 4 years paid for. It's an awesome look into his character. Don't think for moment the coaches and more importantly the player's dont realize and respect this. His job for the most part is to give the 1's and 2's a look on the scout team. I have the utmost respect for a kid like this. It isnt easy working out, training, and practicing with a P5 team. God bless you Otto.
 
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If Otto Zaccardo has to play football for SU this season we are in deep, deep trouble. Especially with the new redshirt rules.
Oh idk. He’s the fastest back on the team. But certainly not at the front of the pecking order for sure. I’d like to see him get some garbage time carries in the Wagner or UConn games.
 

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If Otto Zaccardo has to play football for SU this season we are in deep, deep trouble. Especially with the new redshirt rules.
No no no, if Otto Zaccardo GETS to play football for SU this year, we are doing great. It means we were up by 50 at the half and everyone on the 2 deep already got some run. I'm going positive with this pipe dream.
 
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Kid did run a 4.46 40 @ UNH
And a laser timed 4.56 @ Nike.
Also, none of the other guys are real burners either. No hidden 4.3x rb’s on the squad.Of course speed isn’t everything, ...but they do measure it for a reason.
 


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