Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett
The quarterback completed all seven of his passes for 130 yards and a touchdown in the first quarter, including a long touchdown pass to Armon Binns. Syracuse is giving the Cincinnati receivers a lot of cushion, trying to prevent the big play. But that's leaving a lot of short passes open, and Collaros is taking advantage.
The Orange put together two good drives in the first quarter. One ended in a punt in Cincinnati territory, but the other was capped by a Greg Paulus touchdown pass. Syracuse looks like it's ready to play -- even if most of its fans didn't bother to show up at the Carrier Dome today.