Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 9/4/12
If Saturday was a boxing match, Syracuse took a shot to the chin and dropped, failing to deliver its own knockout blow. The Fizz brings you the Fizz Five from SU’s gut-wrenching 42-41 loss to the Wildcats. Before we turn our attention to Saturday’s possible blowout at Metlife, here’s the top five things to take away from SU’s brutal one point loss in Week 1.  Keon Lyn’s Personal Foul Cost SU Victory… Or Did It?   The late hit penalty on Lyn during Northwestern’s final TD drive might be the worst call we see in the waning minutes of an SU game this year. Clear acting job by back-up QB Trevor Siemian as Lyn gave him a tiny tap near the sideline. It was third down, would have been fourth and endzone for the Cats. The Orange was set to stop NW on that final drive. But 15 yards moved the Wildcats up to the 9 yard line, and the next play Siemian hit Demetrius Fields in the back corner of the endzone for the game winner. If that call isn’t made, SU likely stops Northwestern and holds on t...
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