Found September 16, 2012 on
It’s time to deliver the Fizz 5 of Syracuse’s win over Stony Brook, 28-17. SU won a game for the first time in almost 11 months. It was way too close for comfort the entire afternoon, but parts of Marrone’s new up-tempo offense clicked beautifully and Syracuse held on to secure the victory.
The whole afternoon felt like we were watching The Dougie in his football laboratory, trying to secure gains on offense while avoiding mental mistakes and calling plays via process of elimination. Sometimes experiments blow up in your face, and for much of the game, SU seemed to be beating itself. (Fizz alum Steve Neikam summed up the situation well, tweeting: “The gun SU uses to shoot itself in the foot definitely has the unlimited ammo cheat from Goldeneye”)
SU made inexcusable mental errors and fielded a defense that broke down in the open field to allow over 200 rushing yards from an inferior team, but with the negatives come the positives. Ashton Broyld scored his first touchdown a...
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Ryan Nassib hit Jarrod West for the go-ahead touchdown, Ashton Broyld scored on a 22-yard run and Syracuse beat Stony Brook 28-17 Saturday to snap a seven-game losing streak.
Stony Brook (2-1), which competes in the Football Championship Subdivision, entered the game 0-3 against college football's top tier, the Football Bowl Subdivision. All three losses came in the previous...
SU fans were nervous the entire day, and this game was a battle all afternoon. It shouldn’t have been. Stony Brook was a lesser opponent, but again the Orange found a way to keep an opponent in the game because of mistakes. But for the first time since the West Virginia game of last October, Syracuse gets a victory.
Shameful tackling by Jermi Wilkes on Miguel Maysonet’s ridiculous...
Syracuse held on against a game Stony Brook squad to get their first win of the season. Behind big plays from Prince Tyson-Gulley, Jarrod West, and Ashton Broyld, and a strong second half defensive effort, the Orange won 28-17.
Syracuse has prepared long and hard to face Stony Brook in the Carrier Dome. See what head coach Doug Marrone has to say about how ready the Orange will be when they take the field.