Syracuse football game day: Everything to know about the matchup with Connecticut

first_imgSyracuse is trying to rebound from blowout losses to then-No. 13 Louisville on Sept. 9 and South Florida a week later.  The Orange went up 17-0 on the Bulls in the first quarter but was outscored 45-3 the rest of the way. SU (1-2, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) is on the road for the first time this season, traveling to East Hartford, Connecticut to take on the Huskies (2-1, 0-1 American Athletic) at 1 p.m.Here’s everything you need to know for game day.How can you watch the game? CBS Sports NetworkWho’s hurt? Dino Babers said on his radio show on Thursday that there are several plays that are “really on the edge” of playing or not. He said there are a few veteran players that will be on the field if they can get over the pain. Starting safety Kielan Whitner and starting center Jason Emerich did not play against South Florida. Offensive lineman Omari Palmer was injured during the game and was not made available for interviews on Tuesday because he was receiving treatment.What is Dino Babers saying before this game? He thinks Connecticut’s defense is going to be tougher than South Florida’s — especially to run against. See all he had to say at his press conference earlier this week and on the ACC coaches teleconference.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textWhat should you know about Connecticut? Everything you need to know can be found here.What do our beat writers think will happen tonight? Find out here in our beat writer predictions.Anything else you should know? Orange receiver Amba Etta-Tawo was added to the watch list for an award given to the nation’s top receiver. The graduate transfer’s statistics have seen a huge bump this year thanks to SU’s spread offense. Comments Published on September 24, 2016 at 8:08 am Contact Jon: | @jmettus Related Stories 3 things Dino Babers said at his weekly press conference3 things Dino Babers said on the ACC coaches teleconference in Week 4Syracuse football opponent preview: What to know about ConnecticutSyracuse football: Beat writers predict outcome of game vs. Connecticutcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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