1951 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1951 Syracuse Orangemen football
Conference Independent
1951 record 5–4
Head coach Ben Schwartzwalder (3rd season)
Captain Ed Dobrowolski & John Donati[1]
Home stadium Archbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         7 2 1
Penn State         5 4 0
Syracuse         5 4 0
Drexel         3 4 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1951 college football season. The Orangemen were led by third-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the season with a 5–4 record and were not invited to a bowl game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 21 Temple Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 19–0   17,000
September 29 at No. 20 Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY L 14–21   25,000
October 6 Lafayette Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY W 46–0   13,000
October 13 No. 7 Illinois Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY L 20–41   27,000
October 20 at Dartmouth Memorial FieldHanover, NH L 0–14   11,000
October 27 Fordham Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY W 33–20   15,000
November 10 at Penn State New Beaver FieldUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) L 13–32   15,000
November 17 Colgate Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry) W 9–0   34,000
November 24 at Boston University Fenway Park[2]Boston, MA W 26–19   10,148
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

Sources:[3][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 148.
  2. ^ "Syracuse Grid Team Tests Terriers at Fenway Park". The Christian Science Monitor. Boston, MA. November 23, 1951. p. 15. 
  3. ^ "1951 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 30, 2018.