Syracuse football announces series with Rutgers, and other changes, to nonconference schedule

first_img Published on February 1, 2018 at 7:36 pm Contact Charlie: [email protected] | @charliedisturco Syracuse football announced several changes to its 2019-2021 nonconference schedule on Thursday evening, according to a press release. The only addition to the schedule is a home-and-home series against Rutgers in 2020 and 2021. Originally the Orange had agreed to play Wisconsin, but the series was canceled back in December. SU will travel to Rutgers on Sept. 12, 2020 before hosting RU in the Carrier Dome on Sept. 11, 2021.“We are very pleased to renew this series,” SU Director of Athletics John Wildhack said in the press release. “Rutgers is one of our traditional Northeast opponents, and we had some great games when both schools were in the BIG EAST.”Also included in the changes is the rescheduling of Holy Cross, which will now be played on Sept. 28, 2019, as opposed to the original date of Aug. 31, 2019.The Orange also announced the dates for its season openers against Liberty and Albany. Syracuse will travel to Lynchburg, Virginia, to face the Flames on Aug. 31, 2019 and the Great Danes Sept. 4, 2021.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe 2019 non-conference schedule is complete for SU, but the Orange still has two spots to fill in 2020 and one in 2021. The updated schedule and dates are below:2019Aug. 31 at LibertySept. 7 at MarylandSept. 21 vs. Western MichiganSept. 28 vs. Holy CrossACC home games: Boston College, Clemson, Pittsburgh, Wake ForestACC away games: Duke, Florida State, Louisville, NC State2020Sept. 12 at RutgersOct. 17 vs. LibertyACC home games: Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, NC StateACC away games: Boston College, Clemson, Pittsburgh, Wake Forest2021Sept. 4 vs. AlbanySept. 11 vs. RutgersSept. 25 vs. LibertyACC home games: Boston College, Clemson, Pittsburgh, Wake ForestACC away games: Florida State, Louisville, NC State, Virginia Tech Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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