League: Atlantic Coast Conference
Head Coach: Dino Barbers
Team Mascot: Otto the Orange
Year Opened: 1980
City / State: Syracuse / New York
Rivalries & Top Games to Attend
Syracuse vs Boston College
Rival Team: Boston College Eagles
These two schools had their first encounter in 1924 when Syracuse shutout BC 10-0. The two teams played every year from 1971 to 2004 and began playing each other every year again in 2013 when the Orange joined the ACC. Syracuse holds the all-time series lead 29-19 and will look to extend it when these two teams meet next.
Syracuse vs Pitt
Rival Team: Pitt Panthers
Pitt and ‘Cuse first met in 1916 and had played each other every year since 1955. The Panthers won the first meeting 30-0 and have taken control of the series since developing a 36-31-3 lead all-time. The Orange will look to halt the Panthers two game winning streak when the two teams meet this year.