No. 13Syracuse ona roll
Babers, the Orange are 1-0 in November, the month that has been their Achilles’ heel, mainly because of injuries. Instead of reeling — Syracuse was 1-11 in November the previous three years — the Orange are on a roll with three straight ACC wins, including two in a row without a turnover, and know they’ll finish the regular season withawinning record. They went 4-8 twice under Babers and once under former coach Scott Shafer.
The win over Wake Forest snapped the Orange’s eight-game conference losing streak.
“It’s a huge thing. Winning on the road is a huge accomplishment for us,” quarterback Eric Dungey said. “Hopefully, it’s the first of four (Novemberwins). Everyone’s together. I think it’s just everybody really bought in. The past couple of years we’ve been through a lot.”
Babers attributes much of the team’s good fortune to a change in the way he’s approached the season, and it started in spring ball.
“I took a lot of planning into trying my best to make sure this team came to November healthy. We changed up a lot of stuff,” Babers said Monday. “We did not do things exactly the same. That’s the definition of insanity. “I wasn’t sure if those things
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Syracuse’s Eric Dungey (2) looks to pass against Wake Forest in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., last Saturday.