Friday, Aug. 31
Washington (0-0) at Syracuse (0-0), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Opening Line: Washington by 3.
Series Record: Series tied 1-1.
Last Meeting: 1977, Syracuse 22-20
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Tyrone Willingham is 0-1 lifetime at the Carrier Dome, losing 38-12 in 2003 as the coach of Notre Dame. ... Defensive end Greyson Gunheim led the team in sacks with six. ... Washington's other three non-conference games are against currently ranked teams. ... The last time Syracuse hosted a game on Friday was on Oct. 2, 1953 against Boston University. ... The Orangemen are 1-4 in August. Their last victory was Aug. 24, 1997, 34-0 over Wisconsin. ... Syracuse will introduce a new helmet design.

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