The 2018 college football season kicks off this week. The Syracuse Orange are looking to get back to a bowl game for the first time since 2013. The Orange, led by head coach Dino Babers, have finished 4-8 in back to back seasons but have continued to gain national headlines for upset victories. In the 2016 season as double digit underdogs, the Orange defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies. In 2017 on a nationally televised Thursday night football game, the Orange defeated the second ranked Clemson Tigers. What can we expect from this year's Orange team? Will it be Eric Dungey or Tommy Devito at quarterback? Plus what did ESPN personality Stephen A Smith tell the Orange team this preseason?

To listen to the complete interview with Coach Dino Babers, click on the audio below. The Orange kick off their season this Friday night against the Western Michigan Broncos. Kickoff is set for 6pm.

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