SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse University has fired head football coach Dino Babers. Athletic Director John Wildhack launched a declaration Sunday early morning. Tight Ends coach Nunzio Campanile will certainly offered as acting head coach when Syracuse hosts Wake Forest Saturday. Wildhack states a nationwide search to discover Babers substitute is currently underway.
Here’s the complete declaration from Athletic Director John Wildhack:
“I appreciate everything Dino, his wife Susan, and their family have done over the last eight years for Syracuse Athletics, Syracuse University and most importantly, our student-athletes. Thanks to Dino’s leadership, our student-athletes have performed at the highest levels in the classroom, have dedicated countless hours to supporting our communities and have gone on to achieve great success, both professionally and personally. As we embark on a change in leadership at the helm of Syracuse Football, on behalf of Syracuse University I thank Coach Babers for his leadership, character and dedication, and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
The information comes much less than 1 day after Syracuse shed to Georgia Tech 31-22. With the loss, the Orange was up to 5-6 after beginning the period 4-0. Syracuse’s last video game of the period is Saturday when they host Wake Forest, SU requires a win to end up being bowl-eligible.
Babers was the head coach at Syracuse for 8 periods winning putting together a total document of 41-55 and 20-45 in the ACC. Babers had simply 2 winning periods while at SU, 7-6 in 2022 and 10-3 in 2018.