SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Multiple reports have Scott Shafer as the replacement for Doug Marrone as the Syracuse head football coach.

Shafer has been the defensive coordinator with the Orange since Marrone took over in 2009. Under Shafer the defense was ranked 7th in the nation in 2010. They slipped to 44th this season.

Prior to joining Syracuse, Shafer had stints as the defensive coordinator for Northern Illinois, Western Michigan, Stanford and Michigan.