Andrew Renneisen | Photo Editor
Syracuse players gather together before the game.
Quarterback Ryan Nassib (12) hands the ball to Jerome Smith (45).
Safety Jeremi Wilkes (28) makes a flying tackle.
Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is taken down by Shamarko Thomas after scrambling.
Syracuse running back Jerome Smith finds a hole against defenders.
Northwestern linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo intercepts a pass in the first half in front of the Syracuse sideline.
Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib is attended to after getting the wind knocked out of him in the first half.
Wide receiver Christian Jones reacts after scoring a touchdown in the first half.
Syracuse tight end Beckett Wales fumbles the ball as he is hit in the first half.
Wide receiver Christopher Clark just misses making a reception.
Syracuse running back Prince-Tyson Gulley breaks away from defender Ibraheim Campbell on his way to the end zone in the first half.
Syracuse wide receiver Jarrod West lays in the end zone after an incomplete pass.
Northwestern wide receiver Demetrius Fields reacts after scoring a touchdown in the final minute to give Northwestern a 42-41 lead.
Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone walks off the field with his head down following the game.
Syracuse fullback Carl Cutler is stopped by Northwestern defenders.
Syracuse defensive tackle Jay Bromley (96) reacts after sacking Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter.
Wide receiver Jeremiah Kobena catches a touchdown pass from Ryan Nassib.
Wide receiver Jeremiah Kobena (25), strides into the end zone after catching a touchdown pass from Ryan Nassib.
Syracuse defensive end, Markus Pierce-Brewster tries to get to Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter.
Syracuse fans jumped into the Northwestern fan section.
Syracuse wide receiver, Jarrod West breaks away from Northwestern cornerback Demetrius Danger.
Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib looks to pass.
Wide receiver Jeremiah Kobena shows the ball after scoring a touchdown in the second half.
Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales fights for the ball in the second half.
Syracuse wide receiver Marcus Sales comes down with a catch in the second half.
Syracuse wide receivers Christopher Clark, (36), Marcus Sales, (5), and tight end Beckett Wales, (85), celebrate a touchdown.
Sam Maller | Staff Photographer
Northwestern running back Venric Mark returns a punt for a touchdown in the first half.
Ryan Nassib quarterback for Syracuse, is rushed as he tries to pass.
Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib sits on the ground after being injured in the first half.
Safety Durell Eskridge lays in pain after a play in the first half.
Wide receiver Jarrod West is interfered with during a pass attempt.
Students watch as Syracuse is defeated in their season opener.
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