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Syracuse 45 - No. 9 Louisville 26: I Just Wanna Dance, Dance, Dance

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Doug Marrone and the Syracuse Orange got their top ten upset by thoroughly-dominating the No. 9 Louisville Cardinals, 45-26, on Senior Day.

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If the Syracuse Orange football team could play every game on a Friday night which is also Senior Day, they would be National Champions.

If only once this season, it was a pleasure to watch this football team put it all together against a quality opponent and thoroughly dominant them. There were concerns that neither team was truly represented by their records and those concerns were validated with Syracuse's 45-26 domination of the Louisville Cardinals.

Secondary aside, every facet of the Syracuse team played up to their potential, kept mistakes to a minimum and forced the opponent into a corner and did so for the entirely of the game.

Jerome Smith? Absolute beast.

Offensive line? Absolute dominance.

Sir Alec Lemon? Absolute pleasure to watch.

Syracuse Front Seven? Absolute relentlessness.

Ryan Nassib? Absolute magician.

Syracuse played so well that even Lewellyn Coker got his elusive touchdown.

A huge win for Doug Marrone, who has now beaten a top ten team for the first time in his tenure. A huge win for the Syracuse Orange, who pull back to .500 and need only one win in their final two games for bowl eligibility.

The only part of the day that sucked is that we helped Rutgers inch closer to a Big East title.

Congrats to the seniors, congrats to the team and congrats to the fans (especially those who filled the Dome). Let's enjoy the s**t out of this one.

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