American Football Database
American Football Database
1938 Syracuse Orangemen football
1938 record5–3
Head coachOssie Solem (2nd season)
CaptainJames Bruett[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
← 1937
1939 →

The 1938 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1938 college football season. The Orangemen were led by second-year head coach Ossie Solem and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York.


September 30ClarksonW 27–015,000
October 8Maryland
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 53–012,000
October 15Cornell
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 19–1725,000
October 22at Michigan StateNo. 10
L 12–1918,000
October 29at Penn StateL 6–33
November 5Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 7–035,000
November 12No. 7 Duke
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 0–2127,500
November 19at Columbia
W 13–1220,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time