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What’s college football saying about Syracuse after week 10?

Does the bye week change any national perceptions?

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NCAA Football: Boston College at Syracuse Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange as we head into the second bye week of the season.


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse moves up four spots to 106th in the rankings between the UTSA Roadrunners and Rutgers Scarlet Knights. This week’s opponent the Louisville Cardinals are ranked 38th off the strength of their offense which is 15th in these rankings.

The Football Power Index pushes Syracuse up two spots to 94th between the Georgia Southern Eagles and Rice Owls. Louisville is 46th in the FPI this week.

Syracuse stays at the bottom in this week’s ACC Power Rankings while Louisville is in 11th. The Cardinals are also dealing with the loss of key players as running back Javian Hawkins announced he was opting out.

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse moves down four spots to 103rd this week between the Colorado St Rams and Rice Owls. CBS has Louisville 81st this week.

The Athletic

Syracuse drops five spots to 103rd in The Athletic’s Top 126 Power Rankings between the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and Temple Owls. Louisville is 92nd this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

No votes (obviously) for Syracuse or Louisville

Around the ACC

Week 10 Results

  • Wake Forest 53, North Carolina 59
  • Miami 25, Virginia Tech 24
  • Notre Dame 45, Boston College 31
  • Louisville 17, Virginia 31
  • Florida State 22, NC State 38
  • Pitt @ Georgia Tech (Postponed)

Week 11 Schedule

  • Syracuse @ Louisville
  • Wake Forest @ Duke
  • Clemson @ Florida State
  • Abilene Christian @ Virginia
  • Virginia Tech @ Pitt
  • Liberty @ NC State
  • Georgia Tech at Miami