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Bobby Acosta

By Journal Staff


The Syracuse University (SU) football staff has added Bobby Acosta, who will direct the Orange tight ends. The head coach at Widener University in 2013, Acosta has 15 years experience in the profession. Scott Shafer, SU’s head coach, also announced that offensive coordinator and associate head coach George McDonald will coach the wide receivers. Acosta’s coaching rcord includes five years as the offensive coordinator at The College of New Jersey (2008-12), where he also mentored the receivers and tight ends, and two years as the tight ends coach at the University of Delaware. In 2008, Acosta completed a coaching internship with the New York Jets, and in 2010, he worked in preseason camp with the Cleveland Browns as part of a program mentoring and offering professional development to college coaches. A four-year letterwinner (1996-99) at Rowan University, Acosta played in the Stagg Bowl, the Division III national championship game, in each of his four years at Rowan. He earned his degree in health and exercise science in 2000. 

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