Syracuse to play 10 more games at Meadowlands
The Syracuse Orange have agreed to extend their relationship
with New Meadowlands Stadium to include 10 more football games.
The Orange already are slated to play single games against
Southern Cal and Penn State and two against Notre Dame in the next
five years. The 10 additional games will be scheduled between 2019
Syracuse has a strong fan base in the region and athletic
director Daryl Gross has targeted it for marketing. The Orange beat
Kansas State 36-34 in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in late
Syracuse first visited the Meadowlands in 1979, playing Penn
State and West Virginia while the Carrier Dome was under
construction. The Orange are 5-3 at the Meadowlands.