1964 Syracuse Orangemen football
Sugar Bowl, L 10–13 vs. LSU
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
1964 record7–4
Head coach
CaptainBilly Hunter, Richard King[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Notre Dame         9 1 0
Florida State         9 1 1
Colgate         7 2 0
Georgia Tech         7 3 0
Syracuse         7 4 0
Villanova         6 2 0
Boston College         6 3 0
Southern Miss         6 3 0
New Mexico State         6 4 0
Penn State         6 4 0
Memphis State         5 4 0
Utah State         5 4 1
Holy Cross         5 5 0
Buffalo         4 4 1
Colorado State         5 6 0
Air Force         4 5 1
Miami (FL)         4 5 1
Xavier         4 5 1
Army         4 6 0
Idaho         4 6 0
West Texas State         4 6 0
San Jose State         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         3 5 2
Navy         3 6 1
Dayton         3 7 0
Detroit         3 7 0
Boston University         2 7 0
Houston         2 6 1
Texas Western         0 8 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1964 NCAA University Division football season.[2] The Orangemen were led by 16th-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the regular season with a record of 7–3 and ranked 12th in the Coaches' Poll. They were invited to the Sugar Bowl, where they lost to LSU.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19at Boston CollegeNo. 9L 14–2125,500
September 26KansasNo. 9W 38–628,000
October 3at Holy CrossW 34–814,000[4]
October 10UCLA
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 39–035,000
October 17at Penn StateNo. 7W 21–1446,900
October 24at Oregon StateNo. 8L 13–3124,326
October 31Pittsburgh
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (rivalry)
W 21–635,000
November 7at ArmyW 27–1537,552
November 14VPI
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 20–1524,000[5]
November 21at West VirginiaNo. 9L 27–2814,000
January 1vs. No. 6 LSUL 10–1365,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ 2017 Syracuse football media guide. pg. 148
  2. ^ "1964 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "Syracuse In Line For Sugar Bowl Bid". The Honolulu Advertiser. UPI. 14 November 1964. p. 17. Retrieved 20 December 2020 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  4. ^ "Rally in Final Half by Syracuse Beats Holy Cross, 34 to 8". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. United Press International. October 4, 1964. p. S6.
  5. ^ "Syracuse Students Accuse VPI Of Segregation Usage". Daily Press. Newport News, Virginia. AP. October 30, 1964. p. 7. Retrieved December 20, 2020 – via Newspapers.com open access.