Atlantic Coast Conference en Syracuse Loses Season Opener 23-17 <p><strong>East Rutherford, NJ -&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Syracuse (0-1) fell 23-17 to Penn State (1-0) in its first game in the Scott Shafer era.</span></p><p>The first year coach said, “I liked the way the kids competed.”</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senior Drew Allen was the man under center for the orange. The Oklahoma transfer finished the game 17 for 38 with 189 yards and two interceptions.</span></p> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:35:19 +0000 Ben Fontana 7293 at Syracuse Loses Season Opener 23-17 SU Football Starts Camp <p>The Syracuse University football team officially opened camp on Monday, August 5th, under 1st-year head coach Scott Shafer. Shafer takes over for the Orange entering the program's first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). SU is coming off a very successful 2012 season in which it won the New Era Pinstripe Bowl for the second time in three years.</p><p>Sunday was the first of many opportunities for the media to talk to both Shafer and Syracuse players.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 23:43:05 +0000 Ben Fontana 6039 at SU Football Starts Camp Syracuse Officially in ACC <p>It was a great day in New York City as Syracuse, Pittsburgh, and Notre Dame officially become members of the ACC on Wednesday. And the theme of the day was excitement for the future. “We’re in a great position for the short term and the long term.” Said ACC commissioner John Swofford. “We have a great group of 15 institutions with unlimited potential for the future.”</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:12:20 +0000 Ben Fontana 4387 at Syracuse Officially in ACC