Football

November 3, 2012 - 9:58pm
George Winn and the Bearcats sprinted by the Orange in the second half as they gave SU its fifth loss on the season

The Cincinnati Bearcats (6-2, 2-1 Big East) pulled away in the second half to defeat Syracuse (4-5, 3-2 Big East) 35-24 on Saturday..

October 28, 2012 - 2:49pm
Home-field advantages play key roles in the success of a team throughout the course of the season.

Everybody knows about home field advantage and the boost that a ravenous fan base can give their team. In some places, however, that home field advantage turns from a minor factor in a team's winning equation to something that's downright terrifying for a visiting team. 

October 28, 2012 - 1:08am
Facing a 20-point deficit at halftime, Ryan Nassib connected with Alec Lemon to give Orange football a one-point victory on the road.

What Happened: Syracuse overcame a 20-point halftime deficit and edged South Florida 37-36 with a one-yard touchdown pass caught by Alec Lemon with just three seconds left in the game. Lemon’s touchdown capped the final drive where the Orange marched 75 yards in under two minutes. SU outscored USF 34-13 in the second half as Nassib connected on four touchdown passes. 

October 13, 2012 - 6:32pm
Failure to take advantage of their offensive chances, Orange football falls to Rutgers 23-15 in Piscataway.

There wasn’t too much positive to take out of Saturday afternoon’s 23-15 loss to No. 20 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-0). Turnovers were the killer for Syracuse Orange (2-4). Rutgers forced a total of five turnovers, three of which came at the hands of quarterback Ryan Nassib. 

The Orange played well during the first half of the game. After Rutgers took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, the Orange responded in the second with a three-yard touchdown run by Adonis Ameen-Moore. 

September 12, 2012 - 3:52pm
SU is beginning to reap the benefits from playing at MetLife Stadium in front of a nationally televised audience.

This past Saturday, SU traveled to MetLife Stadium to play USC in hopes of creating a fanbase and strengthening their brand as a school and as a program. It worked.

The classic posted a rating of 3.3, behind only Florida and Texas A&M, but 4.7 million viewers tuned in to watch SU take on USC, while only 4.5 million tuned in for the Florida game.

March 2, 2012 - 3:54pm
Head Coach Doug Marrone confirmed the final SU schedule for next season with a press conference Friday morning

The Syracuse 2012 football schedule is one step closer to being complete.

February 8, 2012 - 11:27pm
Of the 300-plus players at Lucas Oil Stadium from Feb. 22-28, four will be former Orange players

SU Athletics announced Wednesday that defensive end Chandler Jones, tight end Nick Provo, safety Phillip Thomas and offensive lineman Andrew Tiller were all invited to the 2012 NFL Combine. The event, which occurs every year before the NFL Draft, is set to be held in Indianapolis from Feb. 22-28 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

February 1, 2012 - 4:37pm
Watch out for these players next year

1. Ron Thompson, TE, 6-4/215

January 29, 2012 - 9:29pm
Not from Concentrate: One last look at the week that was

In each Not From Concentrate post, we're taking a moment to remember the week that was -- from the news you should know, to the things everyone was talking about and even some of the stuff that might have slipped right by.

It's one last chance for stories before they fade into oblivion as the week begins again.

 

January 25, 2012 - 9:27am
Freshman charged after incident at Hollister Co. in Carousel Center

One of the Syracuse University back up quaterbacks was charged with petit larceny on Tuesday night, according to The Post-Standard.