Obviously the only website you read is TNIAAM. But did you know other websites also exist? And they have opinions about our football team, too!
Each week, we’ll take a look at what those other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. You’ve seen the latest rankings from the AP and Coaches polls, so let’s take a look at what everyone else is saying.
Syracuse drops seven spots to 58th right between the Ohio University Bobcats and Florida Atlantic Owls.The Orange’s next opponent the Louisville Cardinals sit in the 104th spot. This just shows how Syracuse is winning games without necessarily executing at a high level. Can they dial it up down the stretch?
Syracuse moves up six spots to 16th in the top 25 Power Rankings.
Jarveon Howard ran for two touchdowns during a 28-point burst for the Orange, who overcame a 10-0 deficit behind the versatile play of QB Eric Dungey and an opportunistic defense. Syracuse forced three turnovers and recorded six sacks in winning its third straight, following back-to-back losses by a combined 11 points to Clemson and Pitt that remain the only blemishes on its record.
Syracuse won its first ACC road game in more than two years thanks to its strong ground game against Wake Forest. The Orange will be heavily favored this week against Louisville before facing a huge showdown against undefeated Notre Dame.
Syracuse.com’s Chris Carlson bumps the Orange up to 2nd in his ACC Power Rankings this week while Louisville sits at 14th.
The Orange has showed an ability to adjust and exploit their opponent’s weakness on defense the past two weeks. One week after bombarding North Carolina State with deep passes, the Orange rushed for 264 yards against Wake Forest.
Syracuse also showed off the pass rush that has been one of the most significant improvements on the team this year. SU collected five sacks, including two linebacker by Ryan Guthrie.