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Orange miss late field goal, lose by 3 at Florida State (full coverage)

Ervin Philips became Syracuse’s career receptions leader, but a dramatic Orange rally fell short in a 27-24 loss to Florida State (4-5, 2-3) at Doak Campbell Stadium. The Orange slipped to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in the ACC.

Syracuse had a chance to tie the game on the final play, but Cole Murphy’s 43-yard field goal attempt was wide.

Junior quarterback Eric Dungey accounted for all three Orange touchdowns, throwing for two and rushing for a third. He finished the game 23-of-43 passing for 278 yards. In addition, he posted his second straight 100-yard rushing effort, tallying a career-high 109 yards on 22 carries.

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MORE COVERAGE ONLINE:

What we learned from Syracuse’s 27-24 loss at Florida State (Daily Orange)
Syracuse gets toasted by Florida State running back Akers in 27-24 loss (Daily Orange)
SU junior Eric Dungey breaks program rushing TD record for quarterbacks (Daily Orange)
Fan reactions to Syracuse’s 27-24 loss to Florida State (Daily Orange)
Three takeaways from Syracuse’s 27-24 loss to Florida State (NunesMagician.com)
Why Syracuse football coach Dino Babers passed on 2nd-quarter field goal at FSU (Syracuse.com)
Why did Syracuse football attempt onside kick so early? (3 things Dino Babers said) (Syracuse.com)
Injured Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey guts out near upset of Florida State (Syracuse.com)
After critical miss, Dino Babers includes Cole Murphy in his postgame speech (Syracuse.com)
Best and worst from Syracuse football at Florida State (Syracuse.com)

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