Syracuse Football opens season against Penn State at Metlife Stadium

The Syracuse Orange football season kicks off on the big stage of Metlife Stadium against the Penn State Nittany Lions in the â??New Yorkâ??s College Classicâ?? on Saturday, August 31st. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 22 at 10am, and can also be purchased at the Metlife Stadium and IZOD Center box offices starting April 23 at 11am.

This will be the second of 14 games SU will play at Metlife Stadium through 2038, according to

This will be the first game for head coach Scott Schafer, who returns several players from last yearâ??s Pinstripe Bowl-winning team. Coach Schafer will also have a lot of questions to answer after losing two of his biggest offensive weapons in QB Ryan Nassib and wide receiver Alec Lemon.