Amba Etta-Tawo

November 28, 2016 - 10:46am
SU falls 76-61 to Panthers in highest scoring FBS game ever

The Syracuse football team ended its season with a record-setting loss at Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon.

November 19, 2016 - 8:53pm
Seminoles star Cook rushes for 227 yards, four touchdowns in win at the Carrier Dome

On paper, it seemed as if the Florida State football team would cruise to an easy win over the injury-riddled Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome. And, that is exactly what happened.

The No. 17 Seminoles (8-3, 5-3 ACC) dominated from start-to-finish in their 45-14 victory on Saturday afternoon. FSU racked up 654 yards of total offense, averaged 8.6 yards per play and held the Orange (4-7, 2-5 ACC) to just 13 first downs in the contest.

November 13, 2016 - 1:26pm
SU registers just 28 rushing yards in 35-20 loss to Wolfpack at the Carrier Dome

The odds of Syracuse playing in a bowl game became slimmer on Saturday. After being toppled by Clemson in Death Valley last weekend, the Syracuse Orange (4-6, 2-4 ACC) lost at the Carrier Dome on Saturday afternoon to the North Carolina State Wolfpack, 35-20.

October 22, 2016 - 7:05pm
Despite penalties, Dungey, Etta-Tawo lead SU past Eagles, 28-20

CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. — Syracuse took notes from its windy and rainy game at Wake Forest and used it to their advantage versus Boston College. Syracuse (4-4, 2-2 ACC) survived nine false start penalties to take its second straight win, 28-20.

October 9, 2016 - 9:46am
Orange accumulates just 14 first downs in 28-9 loss to Demon Deacons.

On a chilly, wet night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the Syracuse Orange football team took on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons with a mission—getting its first ACC win of the season. The mission was unsuccessful, however, as the Demon Deacons (5-1, 2-1 ACC) came out on top, 28-9.

The game started with a three-and-out for SU (2-4, 0-2 ACC) on its first drive. On the ensuing possession, Wake Forest fumbled a fourth down snap in its own end zone. The Demon Deacons fell on the ball for a safety, giving the Orange a 2-0 lead.   

October 1, 2016 - 4:05pm
SU closes deficit before halftime, but fails to answer Fighting Irish touchdowns on back-to-back drives in the third quarter

The Syracuse Orange football team was an extra point away from tying the score against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on its first possession Saturday at MetLife Stadium.

After an Irish touchdown on the first play of the game, SU quarterback Eric Dungey capped off an eight play, 75-yard drive with a three-yard touchdown run. But, the Orange’s extra point attempt was blocked by Notre Dame and returned for an Irish two-point conversion.

September 24, 2016 - 5:03pm
Red-shirt senior receiver totals 270 yards and two touchdowns as SU tops Huskies, 31-24

Amba Etta-Tawo had three impressive games to start his Syracuse football career. But, his performance against Connecticut on Saturday afternoon may have been the best by a wide receiver in SU’s history.

Etta Tawo hauled in 12 passes against the Huskies for 270 yards and two touchdowns to lead SU (2-2, 0-1 ACC) to a 31-24 victory over UConn at Rentschler Field. The graduate transfer from Maryland now holds Syracuse’s single-game record for receiving yards.

September 20, 2016 - 8:46pm
Star wide receiver ranks third nationally in receiving yards, added to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Amba Etta-Tawo burst onto the scene for the Syracuse football team. Now, the redshirt senior is receiving national attention.

Etta-Tawo, a transfer from Maryland, was added to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List on Wednesday. The Biletnikoff Award is given annually to the nation’s top collegiate receiver, regardless of position.

September 10, 2016 - 9:39am
Cardinals score 20 unanswered points in fourth quarter to pull away from the Orange

The Syracuse Orange football team’s chance to pull an upset quickly slipped away against the No.13 Louisville Cardinals on Friday night.

With a final score of 62-28, the Cardinals stay undefeated, while the Orange drop to 1-1 on the season and 0-1 in ACC play.

“We’re bruised, we’re not broken,” SU head coach Dino Babers said in his postgame press conference. “We’ll come back.”

September 2, 2016 - 11:52pm
Behind impressive performance from Dungey, Orange route Colgate to open 2016.

It didn’t take long for first year Syracuse Orange football coach Dino Babers’ up-tempo offense to be put on full display at the Carrier Dome Friday night.