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1997 Syracuse Orangemen football
Big East champion
Fiesta Bowl, L 18–35 vs. Kansas State
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 20
APNo. 21
1997 record9–4 (6–1 Big East)
Head coachPaul Pasqualoni (7th season)
CaptainKeith Downing, Donovin Darius, Rod Gadson, Brad Patkochis[1]
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 Syracuse   6 1         9 4  
#23 Virginia Tech   5 2         7 5  
West Virginia   4 3         7 5  
Pittsburgh   4 3         6 6  
Miami   3 4         5 6  
Boston College   3 4         4 7  
Temple   3 4         4 8  
Rutgers   0 7         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Syracuse Orangemen football team competed in football on behalf of Syracuse University during the 1997 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
August 241:00 PMNo. 24 Wisconsin*No. 17ABCW 34–051,185
August 3012:00 PMNC State*No. 13
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
L 31–3242,742
September 62:30 PMat Oklahoma*ABCL 34–3668,342
September 136:00 PMat No. 22 Virginia TechESPNL 3–3150,137
September 206:00 PMTulane*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPN2W 30–1942,246
October 412:30 PMEast Carolina*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
W 56–044,054
October 98:00 PMat RutgersW 50–319,044
October 1812:00 PMTemple
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
W 60–747,720
November 17:30 PMNo. 17 West Virginia
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPNW 40–1049,273
November 83:30 PMBoston CollegeNo. 22
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
CBSW 20–1349,153
November 1512:00 PMat PittsburghNo. 19ESPN+W 32–2746,102
November 293:30 PMat Miami (FL)No. 16CBSW 33–1325,147
December 317:00 PM[2]vs. No. 10 Kansas State*No. 14CBSL 18–3569,367
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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ReferencesEdit

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