SU Football en Syracuse Faces Challenge in #2 Florida State <p>Syracuse (5-4, 3-2) football is just one win away from locking up a bowl game, but that victory will be hard to get this weekend as the Orange faces 2<sup>nd</sup> ranked Florida State (9-0, 7-0).</p><p>While Florida State may be 38.5 point favorites in the game, ‘Cuse enters this weekend allowing only three points in its last two games. The Orange’s defense has been in great form as SU travels down to Tallahassee.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:26:04 +0000 Jay Alter 10730 at Syracuse Faces Challenge in #2 Florida State Syracuse Dominates Maryland; Gets 5th Win <p>Syracuse (5-4, 3-2) took care of Maryland (5-4, 1-4) at Byrd Stadium 20-3 to improve to above .500 for the first time in the Scott Shafer era.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Orange started the game on an opening 16 play, 80 yard touchdown drive capped off by a Jerome Smith one yard touchdown run. Quarterback, </span>Terrel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hunt was a perfect 6 for 6 with 49 yards on the drive. The opening drive was the only touchdown either team scored in the first half.</span></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:24:54 +0000 Jay Alter 10495 at Syracuse Dominates Maryland; Gets 5th Win SU Football Heads to Maryland <p>SYRACUSE, N.Y.-The Orange (4-4, 2-2) is on its way to College Park, Maryland to take on the Terps (5-3, 1-3) at Byrd Stadium on Saturday. Syracuse enters the week coming off a shutout victory over conference foe Wake Forest to improve to 2-2 on the season.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:49:37 +0000 Ben Fontana 10411 at Syracuse Football Slips By Wake <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Syracuse football (4-4, 2-2) shut out Wake Forest (4-5, 2-4) in the Carrier Dome 13-0. The Orange defense allowed no points just two weekends after it let Georgia Tech put 56 on the board down in Atlanta.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Both offenses started slow in the first half putting up two zeroes at the intermission. The Orange and Demon Deacons combined for 14 punts and zero </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">3rd</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> down conversions in the first half.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 01:03:15 +0000 Jay Alter 10165 at Syracuse Football Slips By Wake SU Football Hosts Wake Forest <p>Syracuse football (3-4, 1-2) hosts Wake Forest (4-4, 2-3) this Saturday. The last time the Orange was in action SU “got (its) rumps kicked” in the words of head Coach Scott Shafer following the beat down in Atlanta.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Orange looks to rebound from that horrible 56-0 loss against Georgia Tech with a win against Wake Forest at home. SU gave up nearly 400 yards on the ground alone against the Yellow Jackets, but the run defense is not the only worry against the Demon Deacons.</span></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:53:20 +0000 Jay Alter 10053 at SU Football Hosts Wake Forest