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NCAA Football: Syracuse at Western Michigan Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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.

S&P Rankings:

Syracuse jumps up 13 spots to 67th right between the Maryland Terrapins and Rutgers Scarlet Knights. That puts Syracuse ahead of both the Louisville Cardinals (78) and North Carolina Tar Heels (81) — two teams still remaining on the 2018 schedule. Western Michigan dropped 12 spots after losing to the Orange.

ACC Power Rankings: ESPN

ESPN keeps the Orange 13th after the first week of action, as they didn’t seem too convinced by the first half of the game.

13. Syracuse Orange (1-0) Eric Dungey is the real deal, and the only proof you need is the way Syracuse played when he was in the game against Western Michigan vs. when he was on the bench.

We told you about Eric Dungey being ACC QB of the week, but Jamal Custis was recognized for his performance.’s Chris Carlson is much higher on the Orange than others in his weekly ACC power rankings. He pegs SU 10th — an upgrade from 11th this past week. While he acknowledges the second half struggles, it’s the first half triumphs en route to a 34-7 lead that show how well Syracuse can compete when the offense is clicking.

Our friends at State of the U may not have a win to celebrate from this past weekend, but they were willing to celebrate the Orange’s victory, moving them up one spot from 13th to 12th in their weekly ACC power rankings.

However, CBS Sports doesn’t believe in Syracuse THAT much, parking them all the way down at No. 75 in the country, which is now better than some future opponents.

That said, the Athletic is much more willing to give us some credit for the win: Bumping the Orange up a few spots from 62nd to 58th. They’re ahead of Louisville, Virginia and North Carolina in the ACC, plus a whole lot of other teams, obviously.