Syracuse vs. Central Michigan Score, Recap & Analysis

Syracuse vs. Central Michigan

Final Score: Syracuse 30, Central Michigan 27 OT

1. Syracuse got a four-yard Jordan Fredericks touchdown run in overtime for the win, to answer a CMU 20-yard field goal from Brian Eavey. CMU got it to OT with a two-yard Devon Spalding run in the third and a 27-yard Ben McCord touchdown catch with just seven seconds to play.

2. Syracuse had a 24-10 lead in the first half helped by a seven-yard Jamal Custis touchdown catch and a 25-yard scoring grab from Dontae Strickland.

3. CMU stayed alive in the first half on a two-yard Joe Bacci scoring catch.


– Eric Dungey completed 3-of-6 passes for 93 yards and a score, and ran four times for 50 yards and a touchdown before getting knocked out of the game. Three Syracuse quarterbacks combined to complete 11-of-17 passes for 161 yards and two scores with a pick.

– Jordan Fredericks ran 11 times for 73 yards and a score.

– Syracuse only came up with 11 first downs. Central Michigan 30

Central Michigan

– Cooper Rush completed 37-of-51 passes for 430 yards and two scores with a pick.

– Devon Spalding caught ten passes for 102 yards and a score, and ran 21 times for 83 yards and a touchdown.

– Time of possession: Central Michigan 39:06 – Syracuse 20:54