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1996 Syracuse Orangemen football
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Big East co-champion
Liberty Bowl champion
Liberty Bowl, W 30–17 vs. Houston
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
APNo. 21
1996 record9–3 (6–1 Big East)
Head coachPaul Pasqualoni (6th season)
CaptainKevin Abrams, Harvey Pennypacker, Malcolm Thomas[1]
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#13 Virginia Tech §   6 1         10 2  
#14 Miami §   6 1         9 3  
#21 Syracuse §   6 1         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         8 4  
Pittsburgh   3 4         4 7  
Boston College   2 5         5 7  
Rutgers   1 6         2 9  
Temple   0 7         1 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Syracuse Orangemen football team competed in football on behalf of Syracuse University during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orangemen were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 76:00 PMNo. 24 North Carolina*No. 9ESPN2L 10–2748,097
September 217:30 PMat Minnesota*No. 23ESPN2L 33–3545,756
September 283:30 PMNo. 18 Virginia Tech
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
CBSW 52–2149,069
October 512:00 PMRutgers
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN+W 42–048,112
October 1212:00 PMPittsburgh
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN+W 55–745,103
October 2612:00 PMat Boston CollegeCBSW 45–1744,500
November 23:30 PMat No. 18 West VirginiaCBSW 30–756,312
November 93:30 PMat Tulane*No. 24W 31–713,537
November 166:00 PMNo. 22 Army*No. 19
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPNW 42–1749,257
November 2312:00 PMat TempleNo. 16ESPN+W 36–154,312
November 303:30 PMNo. 23 Miami (FL)No. 16
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
CBSL 31–3849,426
December 273:00 PMvs. Houston*No. 23ESPNW 30–1749,163
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
  • Schedule Source:[2]

RosterEdit

1996 Syracuse Orangemen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 4 Abrams, KevinKevin Abrams Sr
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

Roster

ReferencesEdit

Template:Big East Conference football champions

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