A friendship that started on the football field now continues online.

The Syracuse University football team is supporting Fort Drum soldiers.

This past summer, the Orange deployed their pre-season training to Fort Drum.

Soldiers, who know a little bit about training themselves, set up drills for the players and taught them teamwork and communication skills that matter both on the battlefield and the football field. 

Now that deployments from Fort Drum are underway, SU players have posted an online sendoff on YouTube.

Watch the video