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Garcia's Second Glance: NU at Syracuse

Beckett Wales

While it was an exciting game to watch from a neutral perspective, Syracuse was unable to capitalize on several key plays in its 42-41 loss to Northwestern to kick off the 2012 season. takes a more in-depth look at the game and puts a bow on Week 1 after watching the game tape one more time.

It was riveting, sloppy, hot, questionable and long – but in the end, Syracuse fell to Northwestern by one point on Saturday afternoon. The offense was up-tempo, the defense showed flashes of greatness and the special teams were hit or miss in the wild 42-41 game. Let's take a look at each phase of Doug Marrone's team after consulting the game tape. Offense The offensive side of the ball usually... Recommended Stories

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