1948 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1948 Syracuse Orangemen football
Conference Independent
1948 record 1–8
Head coach Reaves Baysinger (2nd season)
Captain Robert Schiffner[1]
Home stadium Archbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →

The 1948 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1948 college football season. The Orangemen were led by second-year head coach Reaves Baysinger and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York, after a dismal 1–8 season, Baysinger was fired.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 28 Niagara Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 13–9   25,000
October 2 at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 7–33   15,000
October 8 No. 10 Penn State Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry) L 14–34   14,000
October 16 No. 13 Cornell Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY L 7–34   33,000
October 23 at No. 10 Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 0–48   35,000
October 30 at Boston University Fenway ParkBoston, MA L 7–12   7,000
November 6 at Temple Temple StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 0–20   8,000
November 13 Colgate Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry) L 13–20   36,232
November 20 at Columbia Baker FieldNew York, NY L 28–34   20,000
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

Sources:[3][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 147.
  2. ^ "Syracuse Releases Coaching Staff in Bid for Better Football Record: Baysinger Dropped By Athletic Board". New York Times. March 2, 1949. p. 34. 
  3. ^ "1948 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 30, 2018.