Penn State, Syracuse agree to play two games

From Mirror reports

UNIVERSITY PARK — The football programs at Penn State and Syracuse have announced a non-conference home-and-home series for the 2027 and 2028 seasons.

The Nittany Lions will host the Orange Sept. 4, 2027 and will travel to Syracuse Sept. 9, 2028.

This will mark the 72nd and 73rd all-time matchups between the schools, with Penn State leading the series, 43-23-5. The Nittany Lions and Orange last met on Aug. 31, 2013, with Penn State earning a 23-17 victory over Syracuse at MetLife Stadium.

Syracuse’s last trip to Beaver Stadium came on Sept. 12, 2009, with Penn State claiming a 28-7 win. The Nittany Lions last traveled to Syracuse on Sept. 13, 2008, picking up a 55-13 victory over the Orange. Penn State has won the last five games of the series overall, dating back to 1989.

Syracuse is currently coached by Dino Babers, who has a career record of 29-43 with the program since the 2016 season. Last year, the Orangemen went 5-7, including a 2-6 mark in the Atlantic Division of the ACC.


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