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2017 Syracuse Orange football team

The 2017 Syracuse Orange football team represented Syracuse University during the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Orange were led by second-year head coach Dino Babers and played their home games at the Carrier Dome. They competed as members of the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in last place with a final record of 4–8 (2–6 ACC).

2017 Syracuse Orange football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
2017 record4–8 (2–6 ACC)
Head coachDino Babers (2nd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorSean Lewis (2nd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorMike Lynch (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian Ward (2nd season)
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 4 Clemson xy$^   7 1         12 2  
No. 23 NC State   6 2         9 4  
Boston College   4 4         7 6  
Louisville   4 4         8 5  
Wake Forest   4 4         8 5  
Florida State   3 5         7 6  
Syracuse   2 6         4 8  
Coastal Division
No. 13 Miami xy   7 1         10 3  
No. 24 Virginia Tech   5 3         9 4  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Duke   3 5         7 6  
Pittsburgh   3 5         5 7  
Virginia   3 5         6 7  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Clemson 38, Miami 3
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 p.m.Central Connecticut*ACCN ExtraW 50–730,273
September 93:30 p.m.Middle Tennessee*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ACCN ExtraL 23–3029,731
September 163:30 p.m.Central Michigan*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ACCN ExtraW 41–1733,004
September 237:00 p.m.at No. 25 LSU*ESPN2L 26–3596,044
September 3012:20 p.m.at NC StateACCNL 25–3356,197
October 712:30 p.m.Pittsburgh
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York (Rivalry)
ACCRSNW 27–2433,290
October 137:00 p.m.No. 2 Clemson
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPNW 27–2442,475
October 213:30 p.m.at No. 8 Miami (FL)ESPNL 19–2756,158
November 412:20 p.m.at Florida StateACCNL 24–2771,805
November 113:00 p.m.Wake Forest
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ACCRSNL 43–6438,539
November 183:30 p.m.at LouisvilleESPNUL 10–5634,265
November 2512:20 p.m.Boston College
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York (Rivalry)
ACCNL 14–4230,202
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Game summariesEdit

Central ConnecticutEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 0 0 7 0 7
Orange 21 10 13 6 50
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Middle TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 2 7 7 14 30
Orange 3 10 3 7 23
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Central MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Chippewas 10 7 0 0 17
Orange 10 14 17 0 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2015 W, 30–27

at LSUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 3 0 16 7 26
No. 25 Tigers 7 7 14 7 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2016 L, 24–34

at NC StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 0 7 10 8 25
Wolfpack 13 13 0 7 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–9 2016 L, 20–35

PittsburghEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 10 3 11 24
Orange 3 7 10 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–38–3 2016 L, 61–76

ClemsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 2 Tigers 7 7 10 0 24
Orange 14 3 7 3 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–4 2016 L, 0–54

at Miami (FL)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 0 3 10 6 19
No. 8 Hurricanes 3 10 7 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–15 2003 L, 10–17

at Florida StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 0 14 3 7 24
Seminoles 7 14 3 3 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–9 2016 L, 14–45

Wake ForestEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Demon Deacons 21 3 16 24 64
Orange 14 24 5 0 43
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–2 2016 L, 9–28

at LouisvilleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 3 0 0 7 10
Cardinals 7 28 14 7 56
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–9 2016 L, 28–62

Boston CollegeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 14 14 7 7 42
Orange 7 7 0 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–19 2016 W, 28–20

2018 NFL DraftEdit

Player Team Round Pick # Position
Zaire Franklin Indianapolis Colts 7th 235 LB


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2017 Syracuse Orange football schedule FBSchedules.com. Accessed April 14, 2017.