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#2 Ranked Clemson Tigers Upset by Syracuse Orange 27-24

Syracuse Orange Dino Babers Celebrates Upset Win Over Clemson Tigers

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Each Syracuse player on the field swung his arm like a Tomahawk. Each one of the 42,475 fans left in the Carrier Dome remained on their feet. They needed Eric Dungey's rush toward the finish of a third-and-eight run to be a first down, and it did. When the chains moved and the video confirmed the spot the Syracuse Orange were victorious and they had knocked of the reigning national champions of college football, the Clemson Tigers!

This play cemented Syracuse's (4-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast) 27-24 surprise victory over then No. 2 Clemson (6-1, 4-1). SU ran out the clock to finish what will probably be the most stunning game of the 2017 school football season. Syracuse fans rushed the playing field, breaking past a Clemson to celebrate the Orange's feat.

Syracuse Orange head coach Dino Babers celebrated with his team while being mobbed by the ecstatic Orange loyalists and delivered this inspiring locker room speech chant after the game.

The win is effectively one of the greatest Syracuse win in late program history. It brings Syracuse nearer to bowl qualification. This win by the Orange gives hope to that the team can win against any of their remaining competition and it Gives Dino Babers national recognition, while helping raise Syracuse's recruiting prospects.

 

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Results and Schedule

12th Place, ACC (2-6 Conf)

Record

5-7

Predictive rank

#70

Streak

W1

Results and Schedule

Date Opponent Result Location W/L Conf
08/31 Liberty W 24-0 Away 1-0 0-0
09/07 Maryland L 20-63 Away 1-1 0-0
09/14 Clemson L 6-41 Home 1-2 0-1
09/21 W Michigan W 52-33 Home 2-2 0-1
09/28 Holy Cross W 41-3 Home 3-2 0-1
10/10 NC State L 10-16 Away 3-3 0-2
10/18 Pittsburgh L 20-27 Home 3-4 0-3
10/26 Florida St L 17-35 Away 3-5 0-4
11/02 Boston Col L 27-58 Home 3-6 0-5
11/16 Duke W 49-6 Away 4-6 1-5
11/23 Louisville L 34-56 Away 4-7 1-6
11/30 Wake Forest W 39-30 Home 5-7 2-6
Roster

Roster

Name Position ATT YDS Y/A TD REC YDS Y/C TD FUM
Sean Avant Wide Receiver 0 0 -- 0 4 30 7.5 0 0
Jamal Custis Wide Receiver 0 0 -- 0 8 120 15.0 1 0
Steve Ishmael Wide Receiver 0 0 -- 0 105 1347 12.8 7 1
Cole Murphy Place Kicker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Ervin Phillips Wide Receiver 11 76 6.9 1 89 904 10.2 4 0
Eric Dungey Quarterback 143 595 4.2 9 2 11 5.5 0 2
Sterling Hofrichter Punter 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Tyrone Perkins Wide Receiver 8 18 2.2 0 2 14 7.0 0 0
Dontae Strickland Running Back 128 482 3.8 4 18 142 7.9 2 2
Devin Butler Wide Receiver 2 14 7.0 0 33 327 9.9 1 0
Rex Culpepper Quarterback 21 52 2.5 0 0 0 -- 0 1
Moe Neal Running Back 92 488 5.3 1 12 170 14.2 1 0
Sean Riley Wide Receiver 4 47 11.8 0 8 125 15.6 0 1
Nykeim Johnson Wide Receiver 2 6 3.0 0 8 68 8.5 0 0
Ravian Pierce Tight End 0 0 -- 0 29 263 9.1 4 1
Markenzy Pierre Running Back 25 89 3.6 0 1 6 6.0 0 1
Jordan Martin Defensive Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Austin Valdez Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Parris Bennett Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Antwan Cordy Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Juwan Dowels Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Zaire Franklin Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Kayton Samuels Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Chris Slayton Defensive End 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Shyheim Cullen Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Daivon Ellison Safety 0 0 -- 0 1 11 11.0 0 0
Christopher Frederick Safety 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
KIelan Whitner Defensive Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Andrew Armstrong Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Josh Black Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Scoop Bradshaw Defensive Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Kendall Coleman Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Evan Foster Defensive Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Kenneth Ruff Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
McKinley Williams Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Brandon Berry Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Justin Ellis Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Kingsley Jonathan Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Kyle Strickland Defensive Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Alton Robinson Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Jonathan Thomas Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Zack Mahoney Quarterback 15 44 2.9 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Chris Elmore Fullback 23 56 2.4 1 0 0 -- 0 0
Rodney Williams Safety 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Matt Keller Long Snapper 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Devin Butler Defensive Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Tim Walton Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Shaq Grosvenor Defensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Ryan Guthrie Linebacker 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Carl Jones Defensive Back 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Cordell Hudson Cornerback 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Airon Servais Offensive Line 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0
Matchups

2019-2020 College Football Schedule

Fri Dec 6 Time Location
Utah vs. Oregon 8:00 PM Levi's Stadium
Sat Dec 7 Time Location
Baylor vs. Oklahoma 12:00 PM AT&T Stadium
LA Lafayette @ App State 12:00 PM Kidd Brewer Stadium
Miami (OH) vs. Central Mich 12:00 PM Ford Field
UAB @ Fla Atlantic 1:30 PM FAU Football Stadium
Cincinnati @ Memphis 3:30 PM Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Hawaii @ Boise State 4:00 PM Albertsons Stadium
Georgia vs. LSU 4:00 PM Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Virginia vs. Clemson 7:30 PM Bank of America Stadium
Ohio State vs. Wisconsin 8:00 PM Lucas Oil Stadium
Sat Dec 14 Time Location
Army vs. Navy 3:00 PM Lincoln Financial Field