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Syracuse Football vs. Pitt: Pre-Game Jitters Thread

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Like last time: Are they "jitters" if the fan base largely appears checked out?

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Welcome to Saturday! Syracuse (3-7) (1-5) is playing non-rival Pittsburgh (4-6) (2-4) at Heinz Field today, with kickoff beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET. No, this one might not matter much for the Orange since they're already eliminated from postseason eligibility (lame), but for Pitt, they're in dire straits. So why not make things miserable for them, just as they've done to us a lot in recent years. In case you missed it, this game will be aired on ESPNU (because there was nothing else on?)

Some light reading for those who may have missed some things this week:

Everything you need to know about this matchup -- odds, TV, history & more

Scott Shafer's QB plan for today is "top secret"

What the Post-Standard Won't Tell You About Pitt

Podcast: John, Dan and Jared spend equal time on football and basketball in this week's podcast

Anson Whaley stops by from SB Nation's Cardiac Hill to talk about the game

... And I return the favor over there as well

This week's roundtable does what it can to stay invested in what happens today

The TNIAAM staff offers its score predictions (as does most of the readership in the comments)

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Kickoff is still over four hours away, but in the meantime, plenty of good football and College Gameday (from Harvard?) on, too. Most importantly:

G'ORANGE!