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1977 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1977 record6–5
Head coachFrank Maloney (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorDennis Fryzel (1st season)
CaptainGame captains[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
(Capacity: 26,000)
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 NCAA Division I Independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           11 1 0
No. 5 Penn State           11 1 0
Colgate           10 1 0
No. 16 San Diego State           10 1 0
Tennessee State           8 1 1
No. 14 Florida State           10 2 0
North Texas State           10 1 0*
No. 8 Pittsburgh           9 2 1
East Carolina           8 3 0
Rutgers           8 3 0
Army           7 4 0
Louisville           7 4 1
Boston College           6 5 0
Cincinnati           5 4 2
Georgia Tech           6 5 0
Memphis           6 5 0
Northwestern State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
William & Mary           6 5 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Temple           5 5 1
Hawaii           5 6 0
Navy           5 6 0
West Virginia           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 7 0
Utah State           4 7 0
Villanova           4 7 0
Illinois State           3 7 1
Virginia Tech           3 7 1
Indiana State           3 7 0
Miami (FL)           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Tulane           3 8 0
Air Force           2 8 1
Holy Cross           2 8 0
Northeast Louisiana           2 9 0
*North Texas State (originally 9–2–0) awarded a forfeit win after UCLA was found to be using an ineligible player.[2]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. The team was led by fourth-year head coach Frank Maloney and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. The team finished 6–5 and was not invited to a bowl game.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10at Oregon StateL 12–2420,540
September 17NC StateL 0–3820,696
September 24Washington
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 22–2012,839
October 1at IllinoisW 30–2052,015
October 8at MarylandL 10–2439,100
October 15No. 10 Penn State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
L 24–3127,029
October 22at No. 14 PittsburghL 21–2843,551
October 29Virginia
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 6–320,859
November 5at NavyW 45–3416,709
November 12Boston College
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 20–316,409
November 19West Virginia
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 28–916,118
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[3][1]

RosterEdit

1977 Syracuse Orangemen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 76 Barton, NeilNeil Barton
RB 45 Monk, ArtArt Monk So
G 64 Wolfley, CraigCraig Wolfley So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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