Syracuse Football

September 17, 2016 - 8:34pm
SU jumps out to 17 point lead in first quarter, but scores on just one other possession as USF pulls away

The Syracuse Orange’s offense racked up more yards, first downs, and even had longer possession time than their opponent, the South Florida Bulls, on Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. However, USF (3-0) beat Syracuse where it mattered, winning 45-20 off the strength of three touchdowns by senior wide receiver Rodney Adams.

September 17, 2016 - 1:10pm
NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown received Arents Award and met with current SU football team during Orange Central.

One of the greatest athletes in Syracuse history returned to campus this weekend.

September 10, 2016 - 9:39am
Cardinals score 20 unanswered points in fourth quarter to pull away from the Orange

The Syracuse Orange football team’s chance to pull an upset quickly slipped away against the No.13 Louisville Cardinals on Friday night.

With a final score of 62-28, the Cardinals stay undefeated, while the Orange drop to 1-1 on the season and 0-1 in ACC play.

“We’re bruised, we’re not broken,” SU head coach Dino Babers said in his postgame press conference. “We’ll come back.”

September 2, 2016 - 11:52pm
Behind impressive performance from Dungey, Orange route Colgate to open 2016.

It didn’t take long for first year Syracuse Orange football coach Dino Babers’ up-tempo offense to be put on full display at the Carrier Dome Friday night.  

February 8, 2016 - 9:34am
SU Head Coach Dino Babers held a press conference on Wednesday to share his thoughts on his first National Signing Day as head coach of the Orange

Now that National Signing Day is in the books, Syracuse’s 2016 class stands at 20 signees. This doesn’t mean that Dino Babers and his staff are done searching for talent just yet. Babers said in his press conference on Wednesday they will continue to look at unsigned athletes and noted that SU will need all the able-bodied players it can get. He even joked about seeing what he could get out of the fraternities on campus.

September 2, 2014 - 1:59pm
Orange punter receives award, while quarterback avoids further punishment.

Riley Dixon played the role of hero against Villanova on Friday night, and today the Atlantic Coast Conference recognized him for his efforts.

The ACC named the Syracuse punter/placeholder its Co-Specialist of the Week on Tuesday afternoon, along with Louisville's Corvin Lamb.

August 25, 2014 - 2:36pm
Villanova head coach ready to start season against Syracuse.

Andy Talley has won 204 games as the head football coach at Villanova University. But even after 29 years at the helm, he has no answer for the hostile environment that awaits the Wildcats this Friday night.

Talley spoke to the media Monday morning during the Colonial Athletic Association's weekly coaches teleconference. He spoke of the various challenges his squad will face during its season-opening clash with Syracuse.

August 13, 2014 - 11:53pm
Syracuse fans given inside look before the 2014 season.

It was all about the next generation late Saturday afternoon at Syracuse’s annual FanFest.

In what has become a yearly tradition, SU opened practice for an afternoon dedicated to fans that support the team each season. This year, more than 1,500 attended the event.

May 22, 2014 - 11:58am
Two Friday games and a date with the defending national champions highlight the home slate.

On Tuesday, Syracuse Athletics released the full 2014 schedule for the Syracuse University football team. SU is preparing for its second season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The Orange will host a pair of Friday night games: the season-opener against Villanova on Aug. 29 and a Big East reunion with Louisville on Oct. 3 in the team's first ACC matchup. The latter will be televised by ESPN.

January 14, 2014 - 10:07pm
Chancellor Syverud addresses speculation about renovating the stadium or building an arena off campus

With rumors of a new arena rapidly spreading, Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud released a statement addressing the topic on Tuesday night.

Syverud made several comments to syracuse.com discussing the possibility of a new arena that would be built off campus on Monday and addressed his comments in the statement.