1992 Syracuse Orangemen football
Eastern champion
Fiesta Bowl champion
Fiesta Bowl, W 26–22 vs. Colorado
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 7
APNo. 6
1992 record10–2 (6–1 Big East)
Head coachPaul Pasqualoni (2nd season)
CaptainDavid Walker, Glen Young[1]
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Miami 4 0 0     11 1 0
#6 Syracuse 6 1 0     10 2 0
Rutgers 4 2 0     7 4 0
#21 Boston College 2 1 1     8 3 1
West Virginia 2 3 1     5 4 2
Pittsburgh 1 3 0     3 9 0
Virginia Tech 1 4 0     2 8 1
Temple 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orangemen were led by second-year head coach Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the season 10–2 with a victory in the 1993 Fiesta Bowl over Colorado. Ranked 6th in the final AP Poll, the team was awarded the Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy, signifying them as champions of the East. As of 2018, this is the last time the Orangemen won the award, and also the school's last top-10 ranked finish.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:00 PMat East Carolina*No. 10W 42–2136,500
September 123:30 PMTexas*No. 9ABCW 31–2149,238
September 196:30 PMNo. 21 Ohio State*No. 8
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPNL 12–3549,629
October 34:00 PMat Louisville*No. 17W 15–937,323
October 1012:00 PMRutgersNo. 15
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
BENW 50–2849,194
October 1712:00 PMat No. 24 West VirginiaNo. 14CBSW 20–1752,627
October 2412:00 PMat TempleNo. 12W 38–711,221
October 3112:00 PMPittsburghNo. 12
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
BENW 41–1048,837
November 712:00 PMVirginia TechNo. 10
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
BENW 28–949,196
November 143:30 PMat No. 17 Boston CollegeNo. 10ABCW 27–1033,298
November 213:30 PMNo. 1 Miami (FL)No. 8
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ABCL 10–1649,857
January 13:30 PMvs. No. 10 Colorado*No. 6NBCW 26–2270,224
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Roster[edit | edit source]

1992 Syracuse Orangemen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 84 Gedney, ChrisChris Gedney Sr
QB 5 Graves, MarvinMarvin Graves Sr
WR 45 Ismail, QadryQadry Ismail Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 9 Joseph, DwayneDwayne Joseph Jr
LB 52 Young, GlenGlen Young Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit | edit source]

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