Each week, we’ll take a look at what those other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange.
In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse moved up to 66th with the offense 84th in the SP+ while the defense moved up one spot to 51st. This week’s opponent In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse moves up to 66th with the offense ranked 84th and defense 51st. Next week’s oppponent Western Michigan Broncos are ranked 77th overall by SP+ (41st on offense and 104th on defense).
“The defense looked better against Clemson than it did against Maryland, so there’s room for some optimism going forward. The offense is going to have to figure things out quickly. Only Akron has surrendered more sacks than Syracuse’s 14 this season. The Orange is also averaging just 2.4 yards per carry.”