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‘CUSE WINS IN OT: DeVito slings Syracuse to comeback over Carolina (full coverage)

‘CUSE WINS IN OT: DeVito slings Syracuse to comeback over Carolina
Tommy DeVito played the part of superhero in leading Syracuse (5-2, 2-2) to an improbable 40-37 win over North Carolina (1-5, 1-3) in overtime. DeVito came in for Eric Dungey late in the fourth quarter, with hope seemingly all but gone for the Orange, and hit Nykeim Johnson on a 42-yard pass to tie the game at 27 with 1:39... more

Syracuse takes next step to create new Carrier Dome experience

Syracuse takes next step to create new Dome experience
This week, Syracuse University Athletics took another important step as it seeks to advance its multi-year plan to invest $118 million to create a new stadium experience on its main campus. On Tuesday, several Syracuse University representatives appeared before the City of Syracuse Planning Commission to formally present its roof replacement application. This latest action follows the University’s May 14... more

DISAPPOINTED AT PITT: Syracuse loses in overtime at Pittsburgh, 44-37

DISAPPOINTED AT PITT: Syracuse loses in overtime at Pittsburgh, 44-37
Syracuse (4-2, 1-2 ACC) lost to its most familiar foe, Pittsburgh (3-3, 2-1 ACC), 44-37 in overtime. The Panthers scored the game-winning touchdown in the extra session and then intercepted Syracuse senior quarterback Eric Dungey when the Orange had its possession to claim the victory. It was the third overtime game played between the Orange and the Panthers and the... more

Syracuse football left outside Top 25 polls after near-upset of Clemson

Syracuse football left outside Top 25 polls after near-upset of Clemson
Syracuse football couldn’t quite do enough to finish off No. 3 Clemson in Death Valley on Saturday, losing 27-23 in heartbreaking fashion. Still, there was hope that the near-upset might be enough to propel the Orange into a Top 25 poll for the first time in 17 years. That didn’t come to fruition on Sunday. SU moved up in the... more

Syracuse misses golden opportunity, loses at Clemson, 27-23 (full coverage)

GAME DAY: Syracuse, #3 Clemson tangle in unbeaten ACC showdown (preview & links)
Nobody gave Syracuse football a chance to come into Death Valley and continue this charmed season unbeaten. The Orange, entering the game as 25-point underdogs, gave the Tigers everything they wanted in a 27-23 loss here Saturday afternoon before faltering in the final minute, succumbing to a relentless rushing attack and defensive front. Clemson turned to freshman Chase Brice after... more

Syracuse football just outside top 25 polls this week

Syracuse football just outside top 25 polls this week
No, the Syracuse Orange didn’t snap the program’s 17-year streak of being unranked. However, they came incredibly close after week four’s action in both the Coaches and AP polls that came out on Sunday. Syracuse earned 83 votes in the Coaches Poll this week, and was just three spots outside of the top 25. Without digging around TOO far, it’s... more

Syracuse improves to 4-0 with 51-21 triumph over UConn (full coverage)

Syracuse looks to move to 4-0 vs. UConn (preview & info)
If you looked away, you missed something. That pretty much was the challenge spectators faced from the get-go in Syracuse’s 51-21 victory against Connecticut on Saturday, Sept. 22 in the Carrier Dome. The Orange improved to 4-0 for the first time since 1991, while the Huskies slipped to 1-3 on the year. Senior quarterback Eric Dungey completed 21-of-27 passes for... more

What’s college football saying about Syracuse after beating FSU?

What’s college football saying about Syracuse after beating FSU?
Just in case you thought you were hallucinating, yes the Orange received votes in Top 25 polls. Elsewhere: Syracuse jumps up 20 spots to 61st, right between the San Diego State Aztecs and Pittsburgh Panthers. The leap was the ninth-highest on the S&P list (it was a busy week). This week’s opponent the Connecticut Huskies are in the second-to-last spot... more

Syracuse football receives votes in both polls this week

Syracuse football receives votes in both polls this week
We still don’t know what this Syracuse Orange football season brings in the long-term. But in the short-term, it appears to bring some poll voters to our corner. Sunday’s Coaches Poll included 11 votes for 3-0 Syracuse, while the AP Top 25 logged two for the Orange. SU last received votes before the Florida State game in 2017. This time... more

Syracuse still unbeaten after 30-7 thrashing of Florida State (full coverage)

Syracuse ready to host Florida State (preview, links & info)
Syracuse football entered its ACC opener against Florida State knowing it’d be a major measuring stick after a 2-0 start. It found out by halftime it would learn much more, namely, if it was ready to win without Eric Dungey, a situation that may change the scope of the entire season after a 30-7 victory against the Seminoles on Saturday... more

Orange explode for 62 points in Dome debut (full coverage)

Orange explode for 62 points in Dome debut (full coverage)
Senior quarterback Eric Dungey completed 23-of-32 passes for 218 yards and a school record-tying five touchdowns, and Syracuse (2-0) defeated Wagner (1-1) by the score of 62-10 in the team’s home opener on Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. Dungey engineered scoring drives on seven of the Orange’s first 10 possessions while helping Syracuse build an advantage that reached 45-7... more

ORANGE LIGHT IT UP: Syracuse opens with a 55-42 win at Western Michigan (full coverage)

GAMEDAY: Syracuse and Western Michigan clash tonight
With a book-full of passing accomplishments already authored, Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey opted to hang on to the ball a bit longer against Western Michigan. The result was a record rushing total by a Syracuse quarterback, and a 55-42 Orange triumph. Dungey ran 15 times for 200 yards and a touchdown. He also completed 7-of-19 passes for 184 yards and... more

‘Thunder and lightning’ look to restore SU’s stability out of the backfield

‘Thunder and lightning’ look to restore SU’s stability out of the backfield
The last time anyone rushed for 1,000 yards for Syracuse was 2012, when Jerome Smith gained 1,171 yards on 5.2 yards per carry. Smith netted 914 yards the following year. No one has reached 607 yards since. While SU made some of the top wideout production in the country in the past two years with Amba Etta-Tawo and Steve Ishmael,... more

Syracuse vs. WMU: TV/streaming, time, odds, history, & more

In some alternate reality, Syracuse has faced Western Michigan numerous times over the last 128 years. The most recent, in that timeline, was a 30-26 victory in 2014. Scott Schafer beat EJ Fleck at the Carrier Dome. Things were so simple then.  Read More MORE ORANGE GAME WEEK COVERAGE: – Dino Babers talks Syracuse football vs. Western Michigan (NunesMagician.com) –... more

Orange set to begin 129th football season

This year’s Syracuse football opener is going to be a little bit different. The Orange (0-0) haven’t started a campaign with a true road game since the 2010 season, but that’s the position they will find themselves in Friday night at Waldo Stadium against the Western Michigan Broncos (0-0). The game begins at 6 p.m. and will be televised on... more

Eric Dungey has something to say to people who say he’s injury-prone

Eric Dungey remembers looking at Dontae Strickland in the huddle at Florida State last season and telling him he thought he broke his foot. Everyone harps on him to slide — this time he did — and, naturally, he still got hurt after a short run ended with a defender crunching his toe. “My toe just hit the top of... more

Dino Babers knows his starting QB, but won’t name him (video)

Syracuse football head coach Dino Babers has decided on a Week 1 starting quarterback 10 days before his team kicks off at Western Michigan. However, the third-year head coach isn’t ready to make that information public. Babers addressed the competition between senior Eric Dungey and redshirt freshman Tommy DeVito briefly on Tuesday, saying that the battle will continue into the... more
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