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What’s college football saying about Syracuse after week 6?

Remember last week when we said it could be worse...well

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NCAA Football: Liberty at Syracuse Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. If you like scary stuff, keep reading.


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse drops 14 spots to 105th in the rankings between the Utah State Aggies and San Jose State Spartans. This week’s opponent the Clemson Tigers are 2nd.

The Football Power Index drops Syracuse eighteen spots to 105th between the Ball State Cardinals and Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Clemson takes over 1st in this week’s FPI.

Syracuse stays at the bottom in this week’s ACC Power Rankings and there’s not a lot of optimism for seeing the Orange get out of the basement.

NCAA Football: Clemson at Georgia Tech Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse tumbles 50 spots to the 107th spot this week between the Miami-OH Redhawks and the Vanderbilt Commodores. CBS has Clemson 1st this week.

The Athletic

Syracuse stays at 58th in The Athletic’s Top 78 Power Rankings placing them in between Duke and UTSA. Clemson holds the top spot this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

Clemson is the top team in the nation in both polls. A Syracuse victory would truly be one of the biggest upsets in college football history.

Around the ACC

Week 6 Results

Pitt 19 Miami 31

Clemson 73 Georgia Tech 7

Louisville 7 Notre Dame 12

Duke 20 NC State 31

Virginia 23 Wake Forest 40

UNC 28 Florida State 31

BC 14 Virginia Tech 40

Week 7 Schedule

NC State @ UNC

Florida St @ Louisville

Notre Dame @ Pitt

Virginia Tech @ Wake Forest

Georgia Tech @ BC

Virginia @ Miami