BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - The Syracuse Orange will retire Joe Morris' No. 47 jersey on September 22 when the Orange host Connecticut, the University announced Friday. Morris is the program's all-time leader in rushing yards with 4,299. He owns or shares 15 school records. After Syracuse, Morris played in the NFL for the New York Giants and Cleveland Browns. He is a Super Bowl champion and a two-time pro bowler with the Giants.
No. 47 will be the sixth number retired in Syracuse program history (5, 9, 39, 44 & 88).