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2016 Syracuse Orange football team

The 2016 Syracuse Orange football team represented Syracuse University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Orange were led by first year head coach Dino Babers and played their home games at the Carrier Dome. They were members of the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 4–8, 2–6 in ACC play to finish in a tie for sixth place in the Atlantic Division.

2016 Syracuse Orange football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
2016 record4–8 (2–6 ACC)
Head coachDino Babers (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorSean Lewis (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorMike Lynch (1st season)
Offensive schemeAir Raid
Defensive coordinatorBrian Ward (1st season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 1 Clemson xy$#   7 1         14 1  
No. 21 Louisville x   7 1         9 4  
No. 8 Florida State   5 3         10 3  
NC State   3 5         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 6  
Boston College   2 6         7 6  
Syracuse   2 6         4 8  
Coastal Division
No. 16 Virginia Tech xy   6 2         10 4  
North Carolina   5 3         8 5  
No. 20 Miami   5 3         9 4  
Pittsburgh   5 3         8 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         9 4  
Duke   1 7         4 8  
Virginia   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Clemson 42, Virginia Tech 35
    1. – College Football Playoff champion
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 PMNo. 21 (FCS) Colgate*ACCN+W 33–731,336
September 98:00 PMNo. 13 Louisville
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN2L 28–6232,184
September 173:30 PMSouth Florida* 
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ACCN+L 20–4532,288
September 241:00 PMat UConn*CBSSNW 31–2431,899
October 112:00 PMvs. Notre Dame*ESPNL 33–5062,794
October 87:00 PMat Wake ForestACCRSNL 9–2825,162
October 153:45 PMNo. 17 Virginia Tech
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPNUW 31–1733,838
October 2212:30 PMat Boston CollegeACCNW 28–2034,647
November 53:30 PMat No. 3 ClemsonABC/ESPN2L 0–5480,609
November 1212:30 PMNC State
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ACCNL 20–3534,842
November 193:30 PMNo. 17 Florida State
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ABC/ESPN2L 14–4532,340
November 2612:30 PMat PittsburghACCNL 61–7634,049
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summariesEdit

ColgateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#21 (FCS) Raiders 7 0 0 0 7
Orange 7 13 6 7 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–31–5 2010 SYR, 42–7

LouisvilleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cardinals 28 7 7 20 62
Orange 7 14 7 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–8 2015 LOU, 41–17

South FloridaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 0 28 7 10 45
Orange 17 0 3 0 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
3-7 2015 USF, 45–24

at UConnEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 14 3 7 7 31
Huskies 0 14 3 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–5 2012 SYR, 40–10

vs. Notre DameEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Fighting Irish 23 10 14 3 50
Orange 13 14 0 6 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 2014 ND, 31–15

at Wake ForestEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 2 7 0 0 9
Demon Deacons 0 14 0 14 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–1 2015 SYR, 27–3

Virginia TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Hokies 3 0 6 8 17
Orange 7 10 0 14 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–8 2003 VT, 51–7

at Boston CollegeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 7 7 7 7 28
Eagles 3 7 7 3 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–19 2015 SYR, 20–17

at ClemsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 0 0 0 0 0
#3 Tigers 10 20 14 10 54
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2015 CLEM, 37–27

NC StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolfpack 0 14 14 7 35
Orange 7 3 10 0 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–8 2015 NCST, 42–29

Florida StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Seminoles 14 7 21 3 45
Orange 0 7 7 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–8 2015 FSU, 45–21

at PittsburghEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 14 7 13 27 61
Panthers 14 21 21 20 76
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–37–3 2015 PITT, 23–20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Syracuse Orange Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 31, 2016.