1972 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1972 record5–6
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (24th season)
CaptainGame captains[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Penn State         10 2 0
No. 14 Notre Dame         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
West Virginia         8 4 0
Florida State         7 4 0
Northern Illinois         7 4 0
Rutgers         7 4 0
No. 20 Georgia Tech         7 4 1
Air Force         6 4 0
Army         6 4 0
Virginia Tech         6 4 1
Houston         6 4 1
Tulane         6 5 0
Temple         5 4 0
Colgate         5 4 1
Holy Cross         5 4 1
Syracuse         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         5 6 0
Dayton         4 6 1
Boston College         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Southern Miss         3 7 1
Xavier         2 8 0
Cincinnati         2 9 0
Villanova         2 9 0
Pittsburgh         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1972 college football season. The team was led by 24th-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. The team finished with a record of 5–6.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 9TempleW 17–1021,062
September 16at NC StateL 20–4327,100
September 23at WisconsinL 7–3167,234
September 30Maryland
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 16–1215,681
October 7Indiana
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 2–1018,444
October 14Navy
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 30–1422,187
October 21at No. 12 Penn StateL 0–1760,465
October 28Pittsburgh
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 10–621,348
November 4at Boston CollegeL 0–3721,216
November 11Army
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 27–619,525
November 18at West VirginiaL 12–4331,500
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[2][1]

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