1973 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1973 record2–9
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (25th season)
CaptainGame captains[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 NCAA Division I Independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame         11 0 0
No. 5 Penn State         12 0 0
No. 9 Houston         11 1 0
Temple         9 1 0
No. 20 Tulane         9 3 0
Memphis State         8 3 0
Boston College         7 4 0
South Carolina         7 4 0
Utah State         7 4 0
Air Force         6 4 0
Southern Miss         6 4 1
Northern Illinois         6 5 0
Rutgers         6 5 0
West Virginia         6 5 0
Pittsburgh         6 5 1
Colgate         5 5 0
Dayton         5 5 1
Xavier         5 5 1
Georgia Tech         5 6 0
Holy Cross         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         5 6 0
Cincinnati         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Virginia Tech         2 9 0
Army         0 10 0
Florida State         0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. The team was led by head coach Ben Schwartzwalder, in his 25th and final year with the team, and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. The team finished with a record of 2–9. At the conclusion of the season, Ben Schwartzwalder retired as Syracuse's all-time winningest coach with an overall record of 153–91–3.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 15Bowling GreenL 14–4118,254
September 22Michigan State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 8–1421,821
September 29at WashingtonL 7–2154,800
October 6at MarylandL 0–3832,800
October 13at NavyL 14–2320,591
October 20No. 5 Penn State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
L 6–4927,595
October 27Miami (FL)
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 23–3419,369
November 3at PittsburghL 14–2824,932
November 10at Holy CrossW 5–316,404
November 17Boston College
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 24–1311,199
November 24West Virginia
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
L 14–2412,917
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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