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1971 Syracuse Orangemen football team

The 1971 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1971 NCAA University Division football season. The team was led by 23rd-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. The team finished with a record of 5–5–1.

1971 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1971 record5–5–1
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (23rd season)
CaptainJoe Ehrmann & Dan Yochum[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Penn State         11 1 0
Boston College         9 2 0
No. 17 Houston         9 3 0
No. 13 Notre Dame         8 2 0
Utah State         8 3 0
Florida State         8 4 0
Cincinnati         7 4 0
West Virginia         7 4 0
Temple         6 2 1
Air Force         6 4 0
Army         6 4 0
Colgate         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 1
South Carolina         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Georgia Tech         6 6 0
New Mexico State         5 5 1
Northern Illinois         5 5 1
Syracuse         5 5 1
Dayton         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         4 7 0
Rutgers         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
Navy         3 8 0
Pittsburgh         3 8 0
Tulane         3 8 0
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 18WisconsinNo. 15T 20–2031,602
September 25at NorthwesternL 6–1227,529
October 2at IndianaW 7–031,989
October 9at MarylandW 21–1320,100
October 16No. 9 Penn State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (rivalry)
L 0–3141,382
October 23Holy Cross
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 63–2118,308
October 30at PittsburghL 21–3124,497
November 6Boston College
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (rivalry)
L 3–1021,978
November 13at NavyL 14–1715,437
November 20West Virginia
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (rivalry)
W 28–2418,049
December 4at Miami (FL)W 14–017,224
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[2][1]

RosterEdit

1971 Syracuse Orangemen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 36 Marty Januszkiewicz
G 70 Dave Lapham
T 71 Stan Walters
T 12 Dan Yochum
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 76 Joe Ehrmann
DB 12 Tom Myers
DB 20 Ken Sawyer
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 149
  2. ^ "1971 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 25, 2018.