2004 Syracuse Orange football team

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2004 Syracuse Orange football
SyracuseOrange.svg
Co-Big East Champions
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
2004 record 6–6 (4–2 Big East)
Head coach Paul Pasqualoni
Home stadium Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 Pittsburgh $+   4 2         8 4  
#21 Boston College +   4 2         9 3  
West Virginia +   4 2         8 4  
Syracuse +   4 2         6 6  
Connecticut   3 3         8 4  
Rutgers   1 5         4 7  
Temple   1 5         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Syracuse Orange football team represented Syracuse University during the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orange were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

This was the first season in which Syracuse used the nickname of Orange. Previously, Syracuse had respectively used "Orangemen" for men's sports, including football, and "Orangewomen" for women's sports.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 1:30 PM at #24 Purdue* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ABC L 0–51   56,827
September 11 6:00 PM at Buffalo* UB StadiumAmherst, NY W 37–17   29,013
September 18 12:00 PM Cincinnati* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN+ W 19–7   32,893
September 25 3:30 PM at #12 Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA L 10–31   59,699
October 2 12:00 PM Rutgers Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 41–31   40,153
October 9 7:00 PM #8 Florida State* Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN2 L 13–17   40,359
October 21 7:30 PM at #15 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN L 6–27   52,909
October 30 1:30 PM Connecticut Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY W 42–30   34,545
November 6 12:00 PM Pittsburgh Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 38–31   37,211
November 13 12:00 PM at Temple Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA ESPN+ L 24–34   15,564
November 27 1:00 PM at #17 Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ABC W 43–17   44,500
December 21 7:45 PM vs. Georgia Tech* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Champs Sports Bowl) ESPN L 14–51   28,237
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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