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

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 286 yards and two touchdowns and also ran 16 times for 77 yards and three touchdowns. Syracuse tallied a season-high 636 yards of total offense, including 341 on the ground.

HIGHLIGHTS:

COACH BABERS POST GAME:

MORE POST GAME COVERAGE ONLINE:

Babers on SU’s 51-21 win over UConn: ‘It gets us to our goal’ (NunesMagician.com)
Three takeaways from Syracuse’s 51-21 win over UConn (NunesMagician.com)
Long snapper Matt Keller swapped out No. 47 jersey to honor Joe Morris (Syracuse.com)
Baldwinsville’s Gabe Horan scores 1st TD on his 1st play for Syracuse football (Syracuse.com)
Dino Babers: Syracuse football TE Ravian Pierce ‘out for a while’ due to injury (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse football attendance trending up after 3 games, 4-0 start (Syracuse.com)


PREVIEW:

Three games played, three games won.

The Orange (3-0) welcome Connecticut (1-2) to the Carrier Dome Saturday with an opportunity to start the season 4-0 for just the fifth time since World War II. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. and the game will be televised nationally on ESPNews.

A buzz – both locally and nationally – surrounds Syracuse on the heels of its 30-7 win over Florida State, which gave the Orange their first 3-0 start under head coach Dino Babers.

The win put the Orange back on the national map, as well, with Syracuse receiving two points in this week’s Associated Press poll and 11 points in the most recent Amway Coaches rankings. It is the first time since Oct. 23, 2011 that Syracuse has earned a vote in the AP Top 25. Read More at Cuse.com

ORANGE GAME WEEK COVERAGE:

Syracuse football vs. UConn preview: Five things to watch (NunesMagician.com)
Gameday Timeline: Syracuse vs. Connecticut (Cuse.com)
What channel is Syracuse football-Connecticut on? TV, time, live stream info (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse football opponent preview: What to know about Connecticut (Daily Orange)
Q&A with Alex Putterman, the Hartford Courant’s UConn beat writer (Daily Orange)
Dino Babers praises Tommy DeVito, Syracuse secondary (NunesMagician.com)
Why didn’t Syracuse football ever hire Randy Edsall? It’s complicated (Syracuse.com)
Beat writers predict Syracuse to ‘annihilate’ Connecticut on Saturday (Daily Orange)
Syracuse football doesn’t need props to cause more turnovers (LINKS) (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse football redshirt tracking through three weeks (NunesMagician.com)
Morris to rightfully get his time in the spotlight, his jersey in the rafters forever (NunesMagician.com)

Orange Extra: Super Starts, 3rd-Down D and No. 47 (Cuse.com)
SU vs. Connecticut preview: Q&A with The UConn Blog (NunesMagician.com)
– A love-cringe affair for Syracuse fans and their QB (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse football roundtable: Looking back at the first 3 weeks (Daily Orange)
#FakeNunes preview: Syracuse Orange vs Connecticut Huskies (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse wide reciever Ed Hendrix ruled out for the 2018 season (Daily Orange)
A look at Jarveon Howard’s emergence as a 3rd running back for SU (Daily Orange)
Syracuse freshman RB Jarveon Howard ready for more after gashing Florida State (Syracuse.com)

Reviewing ‘turnover tape’ raises the takeaway expectations for Syracuse (Daily Orange)
What The D.O.’s beat writers have to say about SU’s latest win (Daily Orange)
Video: Babers on UConn and team’s development (Daily Orange)
How it happened: Breaking down 3 major plays from Syracuse’s win over Florida State (Daily Orange)
Babers said Dungey has ‘just an owie’ headed into Week 4 against UConn (Daily Orange)
Syracuse film room: What makes the Orange good this year? (NunesMagician.com)
Football computing machines offer a rosy Syracuse forecast at the season’s quarter pole (NunesMagician.com)

Syracuse vs. UConn: TV/streaming, time, odds, history, & more (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse freshman RB Jarveon Howard ready for more after gashing Florida State (Syracuse.com)
How much is Syracuse football favored to beat Connecticut by? (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse football’s Kielan Whitner, Tommy DeVito, Andre Szmyt earn weekly ACC honors (Syracuse.com)
Why Syracuse football’s Dino Babers expects to cry after Carrier Dome renovations (Syracuse.com)
Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey set to return vs. UConn (Syracuse.com)

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