Photos: Frank Ordonez, Post-Standard
Checking in at the #9 position of the Top 10 Biggest Syracuse Football Wins of the HumpIdiot Countdown, is the Orange's 38-28 victory over Michigan in the Big House. Donnie Webb has a nice look back here. The win came a week after one of the most hearbreaking losses I witnessed in the Dome as Tennessee used a phantom pass interference call to begin their march towards a national title. Here's what your HumpIdiots remember:
Russianator, " Coming off a heartbreaking loss to Tennessee the week before (it wasn't pass intereference) McNabb led the Orange into Ann Arbor and totally owned Tom Brady and the Wolverines. The 38-28 score reflects a slew of garbage points the Wolverines tacked on the board. I've never seen the Orange look so dominant. For the record Michigan finished 10-3 that year."
AJV, "Big House. Brady. Win."
Boss, "At Ann Arbor, 110,000 were never so quiet as Cuse dominated from the start. McNabb was incredible in this one and Orangemen fans needed it after the Tennessee loss the week before."
Champ, "After that Tennessee game I was expecting the all too familiar lay-an-egg-in-front-of-a-national-TV-audience performance that would be common under P. Damn was I wrong. A lot of talent on that field that day. Did this start Lloyd Carr's fascination with Syracuse?"
The Complete List:
10. Syracuse-41 Clemson-0, 1996 Gator Bowl