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1987-A Glorious Time to be a Fan of the ‘Cuse

Syracuse Basketball

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Syracuse Football

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  • Sammy Baugh Trophy
  • Maxwell Award
  • Davey O’Brien Award
  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
  • 2nd in the Heisman Trophy voting
  • Named MVP of the Sugar Bowl
  • Robbert Drummond: 828 yards, 6 TDs
  • Daryl Johnston: 614 yards, 4 TDs
  • Michael Owens: 542 yards, 4 TDs

1987 Sugar Bowl vs #6 Auburn



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Tony Thomas

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