SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – The Syracuse Orange offense broke out in a big way, led by redshirt sophomore quarterback Tommy DeVito. DeVito ran for a touchdown and threw for four more helping SU take down Western Michigan 52-33.
It took just four plays for Syracuse to get on the board. Just a minute and 37 seconds into the game Moe Neal raced in from 23-yards out.
Syracuse would push the lead to 21-0 early in the second quarter when quarterback Tommy DeVito scampered in from 36-yards.
Andre Szmyt closed out the first half with a 24-yard field goal, as Syracuse led Western Michigan 24-13 at the half.
In the third Trishton Jackson would take over. Jackson hauled in two touchdown passes in the third quarter. He would finish the day with six catches for 141 yards and two touchdowns.
Syracuse put the game away in the 4th, outscoring Western Michigan 14-0.
Tommy DeVito finished the day 27-35 for 287 yards and four touchdowns.
SU senior Moe Neal added 123 yards on the ground and two scores.
Syracuse racked up 545 yards of total offense. The SU defense forced four turnovers in the win over the Broncos.
Syracuse improves to 2-2 (0-1 in the ACC). Western Michigan falls to 2-2.
SU returns to action next Saturday hosting Holy Cross at noon.