football

April 14, 2016 - 2:59pm
Our team of multimedia reporters discovered on the Carrier Dome’s 35th anniversary, the exterior may be blasé, but it is also utterly unique.

How has Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome, with its white-concrete walls and white-bubble roof, become one of the best-known collegiate stadiums in the country?

April 4, 2016 - 3:13pm
The Syracuse football faithful got one last look at the new squad under head coach Dino Babers.

The Orange football team finished its spring season Saturday, April 2 with its annual spring scrimmage at the Carrier Dome. Head coach Dino Babers rolled out his fast-paced spread offense for the first time to the 4,037 fans in attendance. The Orange scored 13 touchdowns and ran more than 150 plays. 

December 7, 2015 - 3:50pm
At a Press Conference, Dino Babers was introduced to the SU Orange after leading Bowling Green University to a MAC Championship this season.

On Monday, Coach Dino Babers became the 30th football coach in Syracuse history when he was introduced at a press conference by SU athletics director, Mark Coyle.

December 5, 2015 - 3:44pm
Dino Babers, who currently serves as the head coach at Bowling Green State University, will officially announce his joining the Orange on Monday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m.

Coach Babers was on the sidelines coaching the Falcons to a Mid-Atlantic Conference championship last night, 34-13 over the Northern Illionois Huskies. Today, he is the new head coach of the Syracuse Orange football program. 

 

November 23, 2015 - 1:37pm
The search for a new head coach will begin immediately.

Scott Shafer was relieved of his duties as Syracuse football head coach Monday morning. The decision will be effective after the conclusion of the final game of the season this Saturday versus Boston College in the Carrier Dome. 

 

September 27, 2015 - 7:34am
Although 3-0, Syracuse will face its toughest opponent in week four and with a weak depth chart, they'll need key players to step up.

With just hours until kick-off, the SU football team finds themselves facing arguably their greatest test of the season. Only the Clemson version of the Tigers would argue that LSU is not the biggest game on the ‘Cuse schedule.  But, until that late season ACC showdown at home, this upcoming clash in the Dome will have a Super Bowl feel for Central New York.

September 18, 2015 - 7:41pm
Syracuse looks to build on last season's 31-10 victory against the Chippewas in Mount Pleasant

 

 

For the second-straight season, Syracuse has begun the year with a 2-0 record. Much to its dismay, though, the Orange lost nine of its remaining 10 games last season. On Saturday afternoon against Central Michigan, ‘Cuse will be looking to exorcise those demons.

 

September 11, 2015 - 1:25pm
After blowout victories in Week 1, the Syracuse Orange and Wake Forest Demon Deacons will face-off at the Carrier Dome on Saturday afternoon.

It was a great start to the season for the Syracuse Orange and Wake Forest Demon Deacons; both teams collectively outscored their opponents by a score of 88-3. On Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome, a clash between the ACC teams will have both squads looking to make a statement in Week 2 of the young season.

September 3, 2015 - 8:39pm
Head Coach Scott Shafer will face his old team to kick off the season Friday at 7.

Hopes are high as the Syracuse Orange kick off their 2015 college football season on Friday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. against Rhode Island at the Carrier Dome.

 

August 15, 2015 - 10:53pm
Droves of fans came out to Syracuse's annual Fan Fest on Saturday despite sporadic showers.

The 2015 Orange Fan Fest took place on Saturday afternoon at the SU Soccer Stadium and surrounding area near Manley Field House. The annual event showcased several of Syracuse’s athletic teams as they prepared for the upcoming fall season.