Ross Krautman

August 2, 2014 - 9:20pm
A chronic hip injury has ended the fifth-year senior's Orange tenure.

Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer was full of optimism during Saturday's football media day at Manley Field House, but he did have one piece of bad news to report.

Senior kicker Ross Krautman will miss the entire 2014 season because of a lingering hip injury, Shafer announced during his opening press conference.

September 25, 2011 - 4:11pm
The University of Toledo filed a formal request to the Mid-American Conference to have their loss to Syracuse vacated.

The Big East announced Saturday night that Syracuse kicker Ross Krautman missed an extra point in the final minutes of the game. Game officials reviewed the attempt at the time, but did not overturn the call.

Toledo's athletic director Mike O'Brien filed a request to the commissioner of the Mid-American Conference, John Steinbrecher, to contact the Big East Conference and have the victory granted to the Rockets, according to Toledo Athletics.

November 21, 2010 - 1:42pm
The Orange finished off its conference season with a 23-6 home loss to the disappointment of the Carrier Dome crowd.

Syracuse University football has been rejuvenated this year no doubt. The clinching of bowl eligibility is proof. But as much as this team has improved, last night’s offensively stagnant 23-6 loss to the Connecticut Huskies at the Carrier Dome showed how much room for improvement there is.

November 14, 2010 - 1:21am
Ross Krautman's 24-yard field goal pushed the Orange past Rutgers and helped Syracuse pick up its seventh win of the season to become bowl eligible.

Add another game to Syracuse’s schedule. SU kept its conference road record unblemished and became bowl eligible for the first time since 2004 as they beat Rutgers Saturday, 13-10.

Freshman kicker Ross Krautman connected on two field goals – a career-long 48 yarder and a go-ahead 24 yarder with 1:07 to play to guarantee the Orange a winning season and keep them in the hunt for the conference title. Going into the game Krautman – a New Jersey native – was excited about the possibility of kicking a game-winning field goal in his home state.

November 13, 2010 - 12:50pm
For a few members of SU's football team, Saturday's game at Rutgers will seem more like a homecoming.

For a select group of Syracuse Orange, Saturday’s football game at Rutgers is more than just a clash with a conference rival – it is a homecoming. Da’Mon Merkerson, Zack Chibane, Marquis Spruill and Ross Krautman highlight a growing contingent of New Jersey natives who leave the “Garden State” to play for the Orange.

September 2, 2010 - 11:38am
The SU football team will depend on its kickers, punter and returners to help make a difference.

In what was arguably the most memorable moment from the 2009 season, true freshman Ryan Lichtenstein booted a 41-yard field goal to beat Northwestern. Lichtenstein’s kick is just one example of the impact special teams can have on a game.