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Fun With Syracuse Football Statistics - Week 8

As we enter Week 9, let's see where the Orange stand statistically.

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The Syracuse Orange won their first game against ACC competition on Saturday, beating the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 30-7. Here's where the Orange now rank in every major statistical category among all FBS teams.

(If at any point you'd like to compare where Syracuse ranks this week to where the team ranked a week ago, go here.)

Special Teams

Net Punting: 34.29 yard AVG (109th)

Kickoff Returns: 18.0 yard AVG (115th)

Punt Returns: 7.75 yard AVG (T-68th)

Kickoff Return Defense: 18.75 yard AVG (29th)

Punt Return Defense: 15.08 yard AVG (119th)

Third Down

3rd Down Conversion PCT: .383 (82nd)

3rd Down Conversion PCT Defense: .429 (T-91st)


Penalties Per Game: 7.71 (T-103rd)

Total Penalties: 54 (T-101st)

Penalty Yards Per Game: 63.4 (90th)

Total Penalty Yards: 444 (94th)


Passing Offense: 214.3 YPG (86th)

Rushing Offense: 192.0 YPG (T-44th)

Total Offense: 406.3 YPG (70th)

Red Zone Offense: 27 attempts, 10 TDs, 12 FGs, .815 PCT (T-80th)

Scoring Offense: 22.6 PPG (103rd)


Passing Defense: 230.6 YPG (63rd)

Rushing Defense: 126.9 YPG (33rd)

Total Defense: 357.4 YPG (43rd)

Red Zone Defense: 23 attempts, 13 TDs, 6 FGs, .826 PCT (T-63rd)

Scoring Defense: 23.9 PPG (49th)


Turnovers Gained: 13 (T-43rd)

Turnovers Lost: 8 (T-20th)

Turnover Margin: +5 (T-23rd)