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What’s college football saying about Syracuse after week 4?

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NCAA Football: Georgia Tech at Syracuse Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. Are things looking up after Syracuse’s performance against Bye Week University.


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse moves up three spots to 86th in the rankings between the Maryland Terrapins and Ball State Falcons. This week’s opponent the Duke Blue Devils are 88th.

The Football Power Index drops Syracuse 15 spots to 81st between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Georgia State Panthers. Duke is 79th in the FPI.

Syracuse stays at 11th in this week’s ACC Power Rankings. The Orange are behind the the Boston College Eagles and ahead of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Duke is 14th in these power rankings.

NCAA Football: Virginia Tech at Duke Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankingsSyracuse drops one to the 50th spot this week between the Syracuse drops a spot to 51st between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (huh?) and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.. CBS has Duke ranked 57th this week.

The Athletic

Syracuse drop 5 spots to 45th in The Athletic’s Top 77 Power Rankings placing them in between South Carolina and Georgia Tech. Duke is 68th this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

No votes in either poll for Syracuse or Duke this week

Around the ACC

Week 4 Results

Campbell 14 Wake Forest 66

N.C. State 30 Pitt 29

UNC 26 Boston College 22

Jacksonville St 24 Florida St 41

Virginia Tech 38 Duke 31

Virginia 23 Clemson 41

Week 5 Schedule

Louisville @ Georgia Tech

NC State @ Virginia

Virginia Tech @ UNC

Duke @ Syracuse

Pitt @ Boston College

Florida State @ Notre Dame

Miami @ Clemson