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Location: Syracuse, New York ▪ Colors: Orange
Stadium: Carrier Dome (cap. 49250)
Record: 114 Years, 656-471-41, .579 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: ACC, Big East and Ind
Conference Champion: 5 Times
Bowls: 25 Bowls, 15-9-1, .620 W-L% (Major Bowls)
Professionals: NFL/AFL stats for Syracuse Orange players at Pro-Football-Reference

Ranked in AP Poll: 14 Times (Preseason), 15 Times (Final), 197 Weeks (Total)

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Since 1956

Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Ryan Nassib* 791 1312 60.3 9190 7.0 7.1 70 28 132.5 242 168 0.7 5
2 Marvin Graves 563 943 59.7 8466 9.0 7.8 48 45 142.4 434 289 0.7 17
3 Donovan McNabb 548 938 58.4 8389 8.9 9.3 77 26 155.1 465 1561 3.4 19
4 Don McPherson 367 686 53.5 5812 8.5 8.1 46 26 139.2 492 1284 2.6 18
5 Perry Patterson* 456 862 52.9 5220 6.1 5.3 25 25 107.5 232 -40 -0.2 7
6 R.J. Anderson 358 679 52.7 4698 6.9 6.0 21 23 114.3 322 649 2.0 13
7 Troy Nunes 362 618 58.6 4578 7.4 6.1 32 32 127.5 237 302 1.3 6
8 Bill Hurley 228 465 49.0 3398 7.3 6.3 17 18 114.7 685 2551 3.7 19
9 Todd Norley 250 482 51.9 2661 5.5 3.4 11 28 94.2 157 -174 -1.1 0
10 Terrel Hunt* 250 420 59.5 2615 6.2 5.4 11 13 114.3 160 794 5.0 13
11 Dave Warner 209 415 50.4 2593 6.2 3.9 12 27 99.4 342 1139 3.3 16
12 Andrew Robinson 175 345 50.7 2344 6.8 6.2 14 11 114.8 116 -4 0.0 0
13 Todd Philcox 145 243 59.7 2105 8.7 7.9 16 11 145.1 79 2 0.0 0
14 Greg Paulus 193 285 67.7 2024 7.1 5.8 13 14 132.6 51 -12 -0.2 1
15 Rick Cassata 180 365 49.3 1989 5.4 3.5 14 22 95.7 252 587 2.3 10
16 Jim Donoghue 134 287 46.7 1937 6.7 5.3 10 14 105.1 330 679 2.1 3
17 Dave Sarette 134 254 52.8 1903 7.5 5.6 23 21 129.0 131 194 1.5 4
18 Cameron Dantley 169 341 49.6 1856 5.4 5.3 16 8 106.1 54 -79 -1.5 0
19 Bill Scharr 124 198 62.6 1851 9.3 8.8 13 8 154.7 77 -76 -1.0 3
20 Kevin Mason 116 214 54.2 1766 8.3 7.4 11 9 132.1 191 622 3.3 8
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Chuck Zimmerman* 127 237 53.6 1759 7.4 7.1 14 8 128.7 134 183 1.4 11
22 Bob Woodruff 147 294 50.0 1646 5.6 4.6 3 8 95.0 195 11 0.1 5
23 Paul Paolisso 121 238 50.8 1316 5.5 3.1 11 18 97.4 101 -84 -0.8 4
24 Eric Dungey 105 176 59.7 1298 7.4 7.3 11 5 136.6 91 351 3.9 5
25 Randy Zur 104 213 48.8 1226 5.8 3.1 8 16 94.5 162 360 2.2 8
26 Mark McDonald 103 143 72.0 1205 8.4 7.4 6 6 148.3 118 254 2.2 2
27 Rich King* 74 159 46.5 1117 7.0 3.4 7 16 100.0 99 211 2.1 6
28 Walley Mahle* 90 219 41.1 1064 4.9 2.5 8 15 80.3 266 1180 4.4 14
29 Bob Mitch 79 204 38.7 1022 5.0 0.1 2 23 61.5 186 480 2.6 5
30 Aj Long 89 165 53.9 935 5.7 4.0 4 8 99.8 45 -4 -0.1 2
31 Mike Kmetz 57 139 41.0 890 6.4 5.0 4 6 95.7 87 217 2.5 2
32 Madei Williams 60 117 51.3 826 7.1 6.6 4 3 116.7 93 113 1.2 2
33 Greg Christodulu 53 107 49.5 743 6.9 3.3 3 10 98.4 76 37 0.5 1
34 Drew Allen* 68 122 55.7 666 5.5 2.5 2 9 92.2 15 0 0.0 0
35 Rich Panczyszyn 48 106 45.3 652 6.2 2.0 5 12 89.9 140 420 3.0 3
36 Dick Easterly 37 69 53.6 578 8.4 6.3 11 8 153.4 105 298 2.8 0
37 Zack Mahoney 55 118 46.6 537 4.6 5.0 7 2 101.0 40 151 3.8 2
38 Jim Del Gaizo 34 83 41.0 418 5.0 0.8 5 10 79.1 19 -3 -0.2 0
39 Ron Farneski 31 97 32.0 406 4.2 -2.6 3 16 44.3 76 35 0.5 2
40 Dave T. King 31 62 50.0 398 6.4 3.4 2 5 98.4 39 -36 -0.9 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Frank Ruggiero 31 57 54.4 396 6.9 6.9 2 1 120.8 26 -30 -1.2 2
42 Steve Peach 26 65 40.0 372 5.7 1.9 1 6 74.7 23 34 1.5 1
43 Joe Fields* 22 57 38.6 347 6.1 1.7 1 6 74.5 47 56 1.2 0
44 Tim Wilson 22 68 32.4 345 5.1 2.1 1 5 65.1 128 289 2.3 2
45 Bob Lelli 25 53 47.2 332 6.3 4.8 3 3 107.1 28 -64 -2.3 0
46 Rob Sutton 31 62 50.0 320 5.2 2.2 2 5 87.9 43 23 0.5 3
47 Austin Wilson 32 58 55.2 302 5.2 1.7 1 5 87.4 12 -31 -2.6 0
48 Dan Fogarty* 17 43 39.5 273 6.3 1.9 4 6 95.7 76 191 2.5 2
49 Keith Downing 17 42 40.5 235 5.6 2.9 1 3 81.0 65 278 4.3 7
50 Bob Thomas* 19 39 48.7 214 5.5 4.6 5 3 121.7 23 33 1.4 0
51 Wendal Lowrey 5 6 83.3 175 29.2 35.8 2 0 438.3 7 9 1.3 0
52 Ferd Kuczala 9 23 39.1 161 7.0 2.0 1 3 86.2 36 96 2.7 2
53 Robert Drummond 4 6 66.7 145 24.2 23.3 2 1 346.3 393 2246 5.7 17
54 Jeff Fischer 11 23 47.8 135 5.9 0.0 0 3 71.0 11 9 0.8 0
55 Ger Schwedes* 10 18 55.6 121 6.7 5.1 3 2 144.8 224 1149 5.1 3
56 Jim Ridlon 5 9 55.6 118 13.1 10.3 1 1 180.1 71 267 3.8 1
57 David Walker 3 6 50.0 104 17.3 24.0 2 0 305.6 502 2639 5.3 17
58 Ed Reardon 7 12 58.3 102 8.5 10.2 1 0 157.2 6 19 3.2 1
59 Mark Weber* 6 7 85.7 85 12.1 17.9 2 0 282.0 69 376 5.4 2
60 Jim Brown 3 4 75.0 76 19.0 24.0 1 0 317.1 158 986 6.2 13
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Charley Loeb* 8 12 66.7 73 6.1 6.1 0 0 117.8 6 9 1.5 0
62 Michael Owens 3 3 100.0 72 24.0 37.3 2 0 521.6 393 2020 5.1 16
63 Rob Carpenter 1 1 100.0 69 69.0 89.0 1 0 1009.6 4 83 20.8 1
64 Walt Sofsian 9 25 36.0 63 2.5 2.5 0 0 57.2 14 -38 -2.7 0
65 Art Monk 2 8 25.0 51 6.4 0.8 0 1 53.6 254 1174 4.6 4
66 Hal Rooney 5 23 21.7 51 2.2 -1.7 0 2 23.0 12 32 2.7 0
67 Antwon Bailey* 2 3 66.7 45 15.0 15.0 0 0 192.7 454 2138 4.7 11
68 Pete Prather 3 9 33.3 44 4.9 4.9 0 0 74.4 18 25 1.4 0
69 Jim Saylor 4 6 66.7 42 7.0 7.0 0 0 125.5
70 Mitch Kimble 6 19 31.6 37 1.9 -0.4 0 1 37.4 12 45 3.8 1
71 Tom Stephens* 1 2 50.0 37 18.5 -4.0 0 1 105.4 163 734 4.5 3
72 Tom Coughlin 3 4 75.0 35 8.8 13.8 1 0 231.0 70 347 5.0 0
73 Ted Holman 4 19 21.1 35 1.8 -0.5 0 1 26.0 50 141 2.8 2
74 Tony Sidor 1 1 100.0 33 33.0 33.0 0 0 377.2
75 Greg Wysocki 1 1 100.0 32 32.0 32.0 0 0 368.8 16 76 4.8 0
76 Ernie Jackson* 2 6 33.3 28 4.7 4.7 0 0 72.5 41 154 3.8 0
77 Alec Lemon* 1 1 100.0 28 28.0 48.0 1 0 665.2 6 12 2.0 1
78 Floyd Little* 5 10 50.0 27 2.7 4.7 1 0 105.7 512 2750 5.4 35
79 Jarrod West* 1 3 33.3 25 8.3 15.0 1 0 213.3 0 0 0
80 Chuck Smyrl 4 15 26.7 24 1.6 -7.4 0 3 0.1 7 28 4.0 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 George Jakowenko 1 1 100.0 21 21.0 21.0 0 0 276.4
82 Don Bullard 2 2 100.0 18 9.0 9.0 0 0 175.6
83 Ed Mantie 1 5 20.0 17 3.4 -1.6 1 1 74.6 10 69 6.9 1
84 Damien Rhodes* 1 1 100.0 16 16.0 16.0 0 0 234.4 545 2461 4.5 24
85 Nick Kish 1 1 100.0 13 13.0 13.0 0 0 209.2 9 38 4.2 0
86 Ashton Broyld* 2 3 66.7 13 4.3 4.3 0 0 103.1 38 173 4.6 1
87 Ron Trask 1 9 11.1 13 1.4 1.4 0 0 23.2 99 339 3.4 1
88 Jim Goodwill 1 1 100.0 12 12.0 12.0 0 0 200.8 3 14 4.7 0
89 Terry Roe 1 1 100.0 9 9.0 29.0 1 0 505.6 7 28 4.0 0
90 Jaime Covington 1 3 33.3 9 3.0 -5.3 1 1 101.9 526 2188 4.2 13
91 Frank Pontera 1 2 50.0 6 3.0 3.0 0 0 75.2 2 6 3.0 0
92 Dee Brown 1 1 100.0 3 3.0 3.0 0 0 125.2 493 2626 5.3 28
93 Curtis Brinkley 1 1 100.0 3 3.0 3.0 0 0 125.2 494 2132 4.3 11
94 Cooper Gardiner 1 2 50.0 2 1.0 1.0 0 0 58.4
95 Joe Morris 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 813 4299 5.3 25
96 Riley Dixon* 2 2 100.0 0 0.0 10.0 1 0 265.0 5 54 10.8 0
97 Kevin Johnson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 10 119 11.9 3
98 Randy Edsall 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
99 Ed Coffin 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 147 595 4.0 1
100 Bob Barlette 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 170 670 3.9 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Jared Jones* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 6 24 4.0 0
102 Rob Moore 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 6 87 14.5 0
103 Sean Avant 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
104 Lee Castner 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 23 130 5.7 2
105 Scott Robinson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
106 Roger Remo 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0
107 Doug Womack 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 45 232 5.2 4
108 Terry Richardson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 307 1523 5.0 7
109 Malcolm Thomas 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 417 2180 5.2 21
110 Shelby Hill 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 7 60 8.6 0
111 Matt Hale 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 -12 -12.0 0
112 Dontae Strickland 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 21 81 3.9 1
113 Harold Gayden 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 333 1378 4.1 14
114 Jim Gorzalski 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
115 Quinton Brown* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 1 6 6.0 0
116 Don Magee 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 -15.0 0 1 -66.7 29 113 3.9 2
117 Van Chew* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
118 Billy Hunter* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 123 584 4.7 3
119 Roger Praetorius 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 -15.0 0 1 -66.7 427 1772 4.1 18
120 Jim Gaskins 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 31 176 5.7 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
121 John Bulicz 0 5 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 64 298 4.7 0
122 Tom Bilko 1 3 33.3 -1 -0.3 -0.3 0 0 30.5