Boxscore
Syracuse 37, South Florida 36
Saturday, October 27, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Raymond James Stadium
Attendance - 38562

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Syracuse 3 0 21 13 37
South Florida 10 13 3 10 36

Recap


Syracuse 37, South Florida 36: Ryan Nassib passed for 328 yards and four touchdowns - including the winning score with three seconds left - to lead the visiting Orange back from a 23-3 halftime deficit.

The Orange (4-4, 3-1 Big East) used a blocked punt - their first since 2008 - and a fumble to score three touchdowns in the first nine minutes of the second half and take a 24-23 lead. The Bulls regained the lead and held it until Nassib led Syracuse 75 yards in eight plays and hit Alec Lemon for the go-ahead 1-yard touchdown. 

South Florida's B.J. Daniels rushed for 134 yards and passed for 183 yards and a touchdown to put the Bulls (2-6, 0-4 Big East) in position to snap a five-game losing streak before the final drive. Lindsey Lamar had 145 rushing yards, including a career-long 80-yard touchdown run, and Maikon Bonani connected on all five of his field goal attempts for the Bulls.

Jerome Smith rushed for 127 yards on 28 carries for his second consecutive 100-yard game for Syracuse and Marcus Sales had nine catches for 125 yards and two scores.

South Florida rolled up 273 of its 369 rushing yards in the first half, falling only eight yards short of the school record set in 2005.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Daniels surpassed 10,000 total yards in his career, the third player in Big East history to do so (Pat White, Matt Grothe). … Daniels has passed for 52 touchdowns in his career, tied with Matt Grothe for second all-time at South Florida behind Marquel Blackwell (67). … South Florida scored a touchdown on its opening possession for the first time this season.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:05
South Florida   TD  South Florida 7 - Syracuse 0
1st Quarter - 6:03
Syracuse   FG  South Florida 7 - Syracuse 3
1st Quarter - 3:12
South Florida   FG  South Florida 10 - Syracuse 3
2nd Quarter - 10:58
South Florida   FG  South Florida 13 - Syracuse 3
2nd Quarter - 5:54
South Florida   TD  South Florida 20 - Syracuse 3
2nd Quarter - 0:04
South Florida   FG  South Florida 23 - Syracuse 3
3rd Quarter - 12:26
Syracuse   TD  South Florida 23 - Syracuse 10
3rd Quarter - 8:55
Syracuse   TD  South Florida 23 - Syracuse 17
3rd Quarter - 6:10
Syracuse   TD  South Florida 23 - Syracuse 24
3rd Quarter - 2:15
South Florida   FG  South Florida 26 - Syracuse 24
4th Quarter - 10:43
South Florida   TD  South Florida 33 - Syracuse 24
4th Quarter - 7:17
Syracuse   TD  South Florida 33 - Syracuse 31
4th Quarter - 1:23
South Florida   FG  South Florida 36 - Syracuse 31
4th Quarter - 0:03
Syracuse   TD  South Florida 36 - Syracuse 37
TEAMS

Team Records

  Syracuse South Florida
W/L 4 - 4 - 0 2 - 6 - 0
Conference 3 - 1 - 0 0 - 4 - 0

Team Stats

  Syracuse South Florida
Score 37 36
First Downs 33 27
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-13
46%
8-for-15
53%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 520 552
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 46-192 45-369
Average/Rush 4.2 8.2
Passing
Comp-Att 27-40 17-30
Passing Yards 328 183
Average/Pass Play 8.0 6.1
Penalties-Yards 10-89 9-82
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 28:16 31:44

PLAYER STATS

Syracuse (4 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Nassib 27/40 328 4 0
South Florida (2 - 6)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Daniels 17/30 183 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Smith 28 127 4.5 0
P. Gulley 14 67 4.8 0
A. Lemon 1 4 4.0 1
R. Nassib 2 -5 -2.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Lamar 10 145 14.5 1
B. Daniels 12 134 11.2 0
D. Murray 19 55 2.9 1
M. Shaw 4 35 8.8 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Sales 9 125 13.9 2
J. West 7 98 14.0 1
A. Lemon 5 40 8.0 1
B. Wales 2 21 10.5 0
P. Gulley 1 18 18.0 0
C. Clark 2 15 7.5 0
D. Stevens 1 11 11.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Davis 5 66 13.2 1
L. Lamar 1 38 38.0 0
S. Price 3 31 10.3 0
M. McFarland 2 15 7.5 0
V. Marc 2 14 7.0 0
E. Landi 1 11 11.0 0
D. Montgomery 1 8 8.0 0
T. Mitchell 1 6 6.0 0
D. Hopkins 1 -6 -6.0 0
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