#71 Syracuse Orange: College Football 77 in 77


Given what a college basketball powerhouse you have in the Syracuse Orange, you easily forget the history of college football surrounding the SU program. Jim Brown, Ernie Davis the first black Heisman Trophy winner, I suggest you Netflix “The Express,” to edify yourself on what the program once was.

What it is today is far less impressive. The Orange won 8 games in 2010, including a bowl, and got off to a 5-2 start in 2011. However, they lost 5 in a row to finish below .500 overall and a terrible 1-6 in Big East play. I’d say .500 might be a pipe dream again this year, as their offense just doesn’t really make plays.

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