Syracuse Football

February 1, 2017 - 6:58pm
Highlighted by four-star quarterback DeVito, Orange adds 24 new players to its roster.

National Signing Day 2017 took place around the country on Wednesday and Syracuse was no exception.

Some refer to the day as Christmas Eve, because there is so much to look forward to and following all of the Orange's prospects signing, SU head coach Dino Babers thanked his team for the way they helped to recruit this year’s class.

“When I think about the 2017 recruiting class I think about the 2017 football team,” he said.

January 24, 2017 - 11:20pm
Former Orange head coach Shafer returns to the Carrier Dome September 9; SU will face Clemson on October 13

The ACC released its college football schedule for the upcoming season on Tuesday, officially finalizing Syracuse’s 2017 slate of games.

Four of the Orange’s opponents next season have won a national championship within the past 11 years: LSU, Clemson, Miami, and Florida State. Clemson is fresh off its national championship win a season ago.

November 28, 2016 - 11:46am
SU falls 76-61 to Panthers in highest scoring FBS game ever

The Syracuse football team ended its season with a record-setting loss at Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon.

November 19, 2016 - 9:53pm
Seminoles star Cook rushes for 227 yards, four touchdowns in win at the Carrier Dome

On paper, it seemed as if the Florida State football team would cruise to an easy win over the injury-riddled Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome. And, that is exactly what happened.

The No. 17 Seminoles (8-3, 5-3 ACC) dominated from start-to-finish in their 45-14 victory on Saturday afternoon. FSU racked up 654 yards of total offense, averaged 8.6 yards per play and held the Orange (4-7, 2-5 ACC) to just 13 first downs in the contest.

November 13, 2016 - 2:26pm
SU registers just 28 rushing yards in 35-20 loss to Wolfpack at the Carrier Dome

The odds of Syracuse playing in a bowl game became slimmer on Saturday. After being toppled by Clemson in Death Valley last weekend, the Syracuse Orange (4-6, 2-4 ACC) lost at the Carrier Dome on Saturday afternoon to the North Carolina State Wolfpack, 35-20.

November 6, 2016 - 4:42pm
Star quarterback Eric Dungey injured in SU's 54-0 loss.

Down in Death Valley, the Syracuse football team faced injuries, broken records and a shutout from the No. 3 Clemson Tigers, falling 54-0.

Clemson came out rocking with a packed house for the Tigers’ Purple Out and Military Appreciation Day. While the Orange failed to score, one wide receiver set records for the Syracuse football program.

October 22, 2016 - 8:05pm
Despite penalties, Dungey, Etta-Tawo lead SU past Eagles, 28-20

CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. — Syracuse took notes from its windy and rainy game at Wake Forest and used it to their advantage versus Boston College. Syracuse (4-4, 2-2 ACC) survived nine false start penalties to take its second straight win, 28-20.

October 16, 2016 - 10:10am
Orange scores two fourth-quarter touchdowns to secure first ACC victory.

The Syracuse Orange football team hadn’t beaten a ranked opponent since 2012, and not many fans expected that to change against the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday at the Carrier Dome. But, in stunning fashion, the No. 17 Hokies (4-2, 2-1 ACC) fell to Syracuse (3-4, 1-2 ACC), 31-17.

Fans stormed the field following the victory, ecstatic their team pulled out an upset.

October 9, 2016 - 10:46am
Orange accumulates just 14 first downs in 28-9 loss to Demon Deacons.

On a chilly, wet night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the Syracuse Orange football team took on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons with a mission—getting its first ACC win of the season. The mission was unsuccessful, however, as the Demon Deacons (5-1, 2-1 ACC) came out on top, 28-9.

The game started with a three-and-out for SU (2-4, 0-2 ACC) on its first drive. On the ensuing possession, Wake Forest fumbled a fourth down snap in its own end zone. The Demon Deacons fell on the ball for a safety, giving the Orange a 2-0 lead.   

October 1, 2016 - 5:05pm
SU closes deficit before halftime, but fails to answer Fighting Irish touchdowns on back-to-back drives in the third quarter

The Syracuse Orange football team was an extra point away from tying the score against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on its first possession Saturday at MetLife Stadium.

After an Irish touchdown on the first play of the game, SU quarterback Eric Dungey capped off an eight play, 75-yard drive with a three-yard touchdown run. But, the Orange’s extra point attempt was blocked by Notre Dame and returned for an Irish two-point conversion.