1996 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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.

1996 Syracuse Orangemen football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
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 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 13 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
No. 14 Miami (FL) +   6 1         9 3  
No. 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

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
WR 12 Kevin Johnson So
FB 44 Rob Konrad So
QB 5 Donovan McNabb So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 4 Kevin Abrams Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2017 Syracuse football media guide pg. 151
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Syracuse (NY) State Yearly Results: 1995–1999". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2002-11-21. Retrieved March 14, 2013.