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Syracuse Spirit

SU’S Fight Song

Sing “Down the Field”!

Even though Syracuse University’s official fight song, “Down the Field,” was written in 1914, it’s stood the test of time. With lyrics written by Ralph Murphy, Class of 1916, and music by C. Harold Lewis, Class of 1915, it still gets the crowd fired up. Sing along with the Syracuse University Marching Band!

Down, down the field goes old Syracuse,
Just see those backs hit the line and go thro’.
Down, down the field they go marching,
Fighting for the Orange staunch and true.

Rah! Rah! Rah!

Vict’ry’s in sight for old Syracuse,
Each loyal son knows she ne’er more will lose,
For we’ll fight, yes, we’ll fight, and with all our might
For the glory of Syracuse.