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1951 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1951 record5–4
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (3rd season)
CaptainEd Dobrowolski & John Donati[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 NCAA independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Michigan State         9 0 0
Notre Dame         7 2 1
Penn State         5 4 0
Syracuse         5 4 0
Drexel         3 4 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1951 college football season. The Orangemen were led by third-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the season with a 5–4 record and were not invited to a bowl game.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21TempleW 19–017,000
September 29at No. 20 CornellL 14–2125,000
October 6Lafayette
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 46–013,000
October 13No. 7 Illinois
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 20–4127,000
October 20at DartmouthL 0–1411,000
October 27Fordham
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 33–2015,000
November 10at Penn StateL 13–3215,000
November 17Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 9–034,000
November 24at Boston UniversityW 26–1910,148
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[3][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 148.
  2. "Syracuse Grid Team Tests Terriers at Fenway Park". The Christian Science Monitor (Boston, MA): p. 15. November 23, 1951.
  3. "1951 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/syracuse/1951-schedule.html.
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