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Nassib, however, was sacked three times by the FCS Rams.

“We’ve got to get better up front,” Marrone said. “That’s the main area as far as the offensive side of the ball. I do realize that we have a lot of things to catch up on. It’s always good to make corrections after a win. We need to start making those corrections and grow and get better week to week.”

Notes: Syracuse junior free safety Phillip Thomas was named Big East defensive player of the week. Thomas became the second Syracuse player in as many seasons to intercept two passes in a game on Saturday. Linebacker Doug Hogue did it last year against West Virginia. … Syracuse is one of four 2-0 Big East teams, joining West Virginia, South Florida and Pitt.