1974 Syracuse Orangemen football team

The 1974 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The team was led by first-year head coach Frank Maloney and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. The team finished with a record of 2–9.

1974 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1974 record2–9
Head coachFrank Maloney (1st season)
CaptainBob Petchel & John Rafferty[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Notre Dame         10 2 0
No. 7 Penn State         10 2 0
Temple         8 2 0
Boston College         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
No. 19 Houston         8 3 1
Rutgers         7 3 1
Cincinnati         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Pittsburgh         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Miami (FL)         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Tampa         6 5 0
Holy Cross         5 5 1
Tulane         5 6 0
Colgate         4 6 0
Northern Illinois         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
West Virginia         4 7 0
Army         3 8 0
Dayton         3 8 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Air Force         2 9 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Florida State         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 7Oregon StateW 23–1523,410
September 14Kent State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 14–2020,798
September 21at Michigan StateL 0–1966,847
September 28No. 13 NC State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 22–2817,997
October 5Maryland
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 0–3119,130
October 12Navy
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 17–920,193
October 19at No. 11 Penn StateL 14–3059,100
November 2Pittsburgh
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (rivalry)
L 13–2125,177
November 9at West VirginiaL 11–3924,200
November 16at Boston CollegeL 0–3518,651
November 22at Miami (FL)L 7–1412,208
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[2][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 149
  2. ^ "1974 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 25, 2018.