October 31, 2007

Orange gunning for two in a row

The Orange are back on the road as they enter another tough stage of their Big East schedule.

Before it looks ahead to South Florida next week, Syracuse will battle Pittsburgh at Heinz Field. Pitt comes in at 3-5, but with a totally new team than what it had a year ago.

Gone are Tyler Palko on offense and H.B. Blades on defense. Dave Wannstedt's crew has a freshman in Pat Bostick leading the offense, which has struggled much of the year.

The Orange are in a four team logjam at the bottom of the Big East standings, but a win on Saturday would move them past the Panthers.

Syracuse Offense

The running game showed some signs of life against Buffalo. Freshman Doug Hogue rushed for 83 yards and one touchdown and he might be the spark the ground game needed.

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