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2010 Syracuse Orange football team

The 2010 Syracuse Orange football team represented Syracuse University in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Orange were led by head coach Doug Marrone in his second season. They played their home games at Carrier Dome and were members of the Big East Conference. For the first time since Paul Pasqualoni was fired following the 2004 season, the Orange won enough games to become bowl eligible. Syracuse played Kansas State in the Inaugural Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium where they won 36–34 to finish the season 8–5, 4–3 in Big East play.

2010 Syracuse Orange football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
Pinstripe Bowl champion
ConferenceBig East Conference
2010 record8–5 (4–3 Big East)
Head coachDoug Marrone (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorDoug Marrone (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorScott Shafer (2nd season)
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Connecticut $+   5 2         8 5  
West Virginia +   5 2         9 4  
Pittsburgh +   5 2         8 5  
Syracuse   4 3         8 5  
South Florida   3 4         8 5  
Louisville   3 4         7 6  
Cincinnati   2 5         4 8  
Rutgers   1 6         4 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 46:00 PMat Akron*ESPN3W 29–315,969
September 117:00 PMat Washington*FSNNWL 20–4162,418
September 187:15 PMMaine*TWCSNW 38–1437,758
September 253:30 PMColgate*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPN3W 42–738,068
October 912:00 PMat South FloridaBig East NetworkW 13–941,917
October 1612:00 PMPittsburgh 
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
Big East NetworkL 14–4540,168
October 2312:00 PMat No. 19 West VirginiaESPN2W 19–1458,122
October 3012:00 PMat CincinnatiESPNUW 31–732,072
November 612:00 PMLouisville
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
Big East NetworkL 20–2840,735
November 133:30 PMat RutgersESPNUW 13–1049,911
November 207:00 PMConnecticut
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPNUL 6–2341,635
November 2712:00 PMBoston College*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPNL 7–1642,191
December 303:00 PMvs. Kansas State*ESPNW 36–3438,274

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