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1954 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1954 record4–4
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (6th season)
CaptainGame captains[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 NCAA independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Notre Dame         9 1 0
No. 20 Penn State         7 2 0
Drexel         5 2 0
Southern Miss         6 4 0
Syracuse         4 4 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1954 college football season. The Orangemen were led by sixth-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the season with a 4–4 record and were not invited to a bowl game.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 25VillanovaW 28–625,000
October 2No. 10 Penn State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
L 0–1318,000
October 16at Boston UniversityL 19–4120,500
October 23at IllinoisL 6–3441,820
October 30Holy Cross
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 25–2020,000
November 6at CornellL 6–1425,000
November 13Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 31–1237,000
November 20at FordhamW 20–710,423
  • 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. Nason, Jerry (October 17, 1954). "B.U., B.C. Win; Harvard Defeated: Terriers Wallop Syracuse, 41-19". Daily Boston Globe: p. 58.
  3. "1954 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/syracuse/1954-schedule.html.
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