Syracuse Orange Rally In The Fourth To Upend Missouri, Become Bowl Eligible
Ryan Nassib hit Alec Lemon for a game-winning 17-yard TD connection with 20 seconds to play, leading Syracuse to a 31-27 come from behind road win over Missouri on Saturday night.
The victory moves the Orange to 6-5 (4-2 Big East) meaning ‘Cuse is now bowl eligible.
Lemon’s game winning grab was his second score of the day, capping a monster 12 reception 244-yard game. Marcus Sales added eight grabs for 85 yards.
Nassib threw for a total of 385 yards and the two TD’s.
Prince Tyson Tulley and Jerome Smith each ran for an Orange touchdown.
Missouri quarterback James Franklin tossed Â for 279 yards and two touchdown passes but left the game due to a second half injury.
Kendial Lawrence racked up 119 yards on 27 carries and a TD for the Tigers, while Dorial Green Beckham led Mizz’s receivers with 79 yards – 70 coming on a touchdown catch just over a minute into the game.
The Orange close the regular season on Black Friday at Temple with an 11:00 AM kickoff.