Syracuse football will begin its new season with a fresh look at plenty of places. There’s a new coach, a new quarterback, and a new conference. Now that the ACC schedule is out, The Fizz looks at every conference opponent the Orange will face this season.
Defeated LSU in Chick-fil-A-Bowl, 25-24
Finished 2nd in ACC Atlantic (11-2)
Plays Syracuse October 5
This is a very strong Clemson team. The statistics speak for themselves, as the 41 points scored per game was sixth in the country. The Tigers’ offense is one of the most explosive in the nation, but Clemson will have to play in the Carrier Dome. The Tigers will once again contend for the conference title and a BCS berth. In its first homecoming game of the ACC era, the Orange will face one of its toughest opponents. Expect the Loud House to be very loud.
Lost to Vanderbilt in Music City Bowl, 38-24
Finished 3rd in ACC Atlantic (7-6)
Plays Syracuse October 12
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