Syracuse football game day: What to know about the Florida State matchup


first_img Published on November 4, 2017 at 11:28 am Contact Matthew: [email protected] | @MatthewGut21 Coming off its bye week, Syracuse (4-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast) has a legitimate chance to beat Florida State (2-5, 2-4) on Saturday at 12:20 p.m. in Tallahassee. It would be SU’s first victory over the Seminoles since the team’s first meeting in 1966. FSU, the Preseason No. 3 team, has plunged after a one-possession loss to No. 1 Alabama in Week 1. Syracuse is coming off a bye week, which came after an eight-point road loss to No. 9 Miami.Here is what you need to know for the FSU matchup.How can you watch the game? The game will air on the ACC Network. What’s wrong with Florida State? Injuries and inconsistency, mostly, says an Orlando Sentinel beat writer. Oh, and by the way: He picks Syracuse to win. They’re back. Syracuse’s defense should get a boost as defensive back Scoop Bradshaw and defensive lineman Kendall Coleman are probable for the matchup, this week’s injury report revealed. Coleman has been out since Week 4 and Bradshaw Week 7. AdvertisementThis is placeholder textWhat’s to know about Florida State? Check out our full report on the Seminoles, including a player to watch and how SU could come out with a win. Virtual advantage? At least 80 percent of Power 5 schools use XOS’s video platform for film, but Syracuse is one of just 18 programs to use the company’s virtual reality. Here’s how it benefits SU. “I only talk about the job I have,” Syracuse second-year head coach Dino Babers said this week. He is a potential candidate for the head-coaching position at Florida, per the Orlando Sentinel. Florida State kicker Ricky Aguayo wants to create his own legacy at the school where his brother set records. Who is the best coach to have ever come through Syracuse? Nick Saban. Yes, that Nick Saban. Before college football stardom, Saban brought an intense style to SU in his lone year, 1977. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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