2010 Syracuse Orange football team

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2010 Syracuse Orange football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
Pinstripe Bowl champion
Conference Big East Conference
2010 record 8–5 (4–3 Big East)
Head coach Doug Marrone (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Doug Marrone (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Scott Shafer (2nd season)
Home stadium Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Connecticut $+   5 2         8 5  
West Virginia +   5 2         9 4  
Pittsburgh +   5 2         8 5  
Syracuse   4 3         8 5  
South Florida   3 4         8 5  
Louisville   3 4         7 6  
Cincinnati   2 5         4 8  
Rutgers   1 6         4 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Syracuse Orange football team represented Syracuse University in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Orange were led by head coach Doug Marrone in his second season. They played their home games at Carrier Dome and were members of the Big East Conference. For the first time since Paul Pasqualoni was fired following the 2004 season, the Orange won enough games to become bowl eligible. Syracuse played Kansas State in the Inaugural Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium where they won 36–34 to finish the season 8–5, 4–3 in Big East play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 6:00 PM at Akron* InfoCision StadiumAkron, Ohio ESPN3 W 29–3   15,969
September 11 7:00 PM at Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA FSNNW L 20–41   62,418
September 18 7:15 PM Maine* Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York TWCSN W 38–14   37,758
September 25 3:30 PM Colgate* Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York ESPN3 W 42–7   38,068
October 9 12:00 PM at South Florida Raymond James StadiumTampa, Florida Big East Network W 13–9   41,917
October 16 12:00 PM Pittsburghdagger Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York Big East Network L 14–45   40,168
October 23 12:00 PM at No. 19 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) ESPN2 W 19–14   58,122
October 30 12:00 PM at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati ESPNU W 31–7   32,072
November 6 12:00 PM Louisville Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York Big East Network L 20–28   40,735
November 13 3:30 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey ESPNU W 13–10   49,911
November 20 7:00 PM Connecticut Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York ESPNU L 6–23   41,635
November 27 12:00 PM Boston College* Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York ESPN L 7–16   42,191
December 30 3:00 PM vs. Kansas State* Yankee StadiumThe Bronx, New York (Pinstripe Bowl) ESPN W 36–34   38,274
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

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