Category: Syracuse Orange Football

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on Albany this afternoon (preview, media & info)

Sean Tucker scores five touchdowns as Syracuse cruises to blowout win over Albany, 62-24 (full coverage)

Syracuse freshman running back Sean Tucker ran for 132 yards and had 121 yards receiving with five total touchdowns as the Orange dominated FCS Albany 62-24 in the Carrier Dome on Saturday. With the win, Syracuse improves to 2-1 on the season, ... MORE
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Syracuse football coach Dino Babers tests negative for COVID-19 after close contact

Syracuse head coach Dino Babers has tested negative for COVID-19, Syracuse Athletics announced Thursday. “Coach Dino Babers’ PCR test has come back negative for COVID-19,” Syracuse said in a statement. “In accordance with public health guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals who have ... MORE
Strong defensive effort not enough as Syracuse falls to Rutgers, 17-7 (full coverage)

Strong defensive effort not enough as Syracuse falls to Rutgers, 17-7 (full coverage)

The Syracuse defense held Rutgers to under 200 yards of total offense, was flying around getting stops all afternoon, but the Orange could not overcome special teams and offensive mistakes as the Scarlet Knights spoiled the home opener with a 17-7 win ... MORE
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Syracuse DB Darian Chestnut named ACC Co-Rookie of the Week

Freshman defensive back Darian Chestnut is the ACC co-Rookie of the Week after his electrifying debut. The true freshman out of Camden, New Jersey made eight tackles, including a team-best five solo stops, had one pass breakup, 0.5 tackles for loss and ... MORE
Syracuse opens 2021 season with 29-9 victory over Ohio

Syracuse opens season with 29-9 victory over Ohio (full coverage)

Just like he did on Syracuse football’s first possession of the season, Sean Tucker bounced a run out to his right late in the third quarter before scampering past the Ohio defense for an explosive play. The returning freshman running back scampered ... MORE
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Syracuse football will wear uniform patch to honor Floyd Little this season

Syracuse football will wear a special uniform patch this fall to honor Floyd Little, the legendary running back who passed away this winter, SU Athletics announced on Thursday. Little died on Jan. 1 after a battle with cancer. During his time as ... MORE
Carrier Dome included in Syracuse University’s campus mask mandate

Carrier Dome included in Syracuse University’s campus mask mandate

Syracuse University is requiring anyone on campus to wear masks indoors, and this includes at the Carrier Dome. The mask mandate went into effect on Tuesday last week. The measure is in effect until transmission rates decline sufficiently. The first home game ... MORE
Syracuse WR Taj Harris selected to Reese’s Senior Bowl Preseason Watch List

Syracuse WR Taj Harris selected to Reese’s Senior Bowl Preseason Watch List

Syracuse wide receiver Taj Harris is on the Reese’s Senior Bowl Preseason Watch List, the organization announced on Thursday. Harris earned All-ACC Third Team honors last season when he ranked fifth in the league in receptions per game (5.8) and sixth in ... MORE
Syracuse football offensive lineman Dakota Davis misses practice with injury

Syracuse football offensive lineman Dakota Davis misses practice with injury

Last year was the definition of a rough year for the Syracuse Orange offensive line as a unit. Injuries ravaged the squad and left it walking wounded to the point that a fullback started at guard. While it’s not the same path, ... MORE
Syracuse football to welcome fans back to Carrier Dome with Fan Fest

Syracuse football to welcome fans back to Carrier Dome with Fan Fest

Syracuse football fans will get their first opportunity to see the Orange in the Dome – plus get a first-hand look at new stadium renovations – for the first time in nearly two years, at AmeriCU Fan Fest on Aug. 27. The ... MORE
Syracuse LB Lee Kpogba, DL Drew Tuazama no longer with program

Syracuse LB Lee Kpogba, DL Drew Tuazama no longer with program

We finally have an updated roster for the Syracuse Orange football program about a month out from the 2021 season. And to little surprise, there are some changes included. Most notable are the absences of three previous scholarship players. As (potentially) expected, ... MORE
Former Syracuse running back Jawhar Jordan transfers to Louisville

Former Syracuse running back Jawhar Jordan transfers to Louisville

Former Syracuse running back Jawhar Jordan is transferring to Louisville, according to 247 Sports. Jordan spent two years at SU, appearing in four games in 2019 and three games in 2020 before suffering a season-ending injury against Georgia Tech on Sept. 26 ... MORE
Syracuse football’s Andre Szmyt named to Lou Groza Award watch list

Syracuse football’s Andre Szmyt named to Lou Groza Award watch list

The 2018 winner of the Lou Groza Award is back on its watch list ahead of the 2021 season. Redshirt-junior kicker Andre Szmyt is on the preseason watch list for the third-straight season after winning the award as a redshirt-freshman in his ... MORE
Syracuse LB Mikel Jones named to Butkus Award watch list

Syracuse LB Mikel Jones named to Butkus Award watch list

Orange linebacker Mikel Jones is on the Preseason Watch List for the Butkus Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top linebacker. Jones is one-of-seven ACC players on the list, which features a total of 51 selections. The 51 preseason selections ... MORE
Dino Babers talks offensive line, roster depth, NIL and more at ACC Media Day

Dino Babers talks offensive line, roster depth, NIL and more at ACC Media Day

Dino Babers walked to the podium during the Atlantic Coast Conference’s annual media day in a cheerful mood, excited about the upcoming season for the Syracuse football program. Entering his sixth season as the Orange’s coach, Babers began his press conference Thursday ... MORE