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What’s college football saying about Syracuse after week 8?

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NCAA Football: Wake Forest 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.


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse drops down eight spots to 106th in the rankings between the Rice Owls and USF Bulls This week’s opponent the Boston College Eagles are 56th.

The Football Power Index places Syracuse in the 100th spot between the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Ball State Cardinals . BC moves up to 49th in this week’s FPI.

Syracuse stays at the bottom in this week’s ACC Power Rankings but provided some optimism due to the play at Clemson. BC stays at 6th in this week’s power rankings and here’s an interesting stat from Chris Carlson’s power rankings:

Since 2015, the first season Clemson won the league title, ACC teams are 13-25 in conference games immediately after facing the Tigers.

NCAA Football: Boston College at Clemson Josh Morgan-USA TODAY Sports

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse moves down nine sports to the 98th spot this week between the Washington State Cougars and Rice Owls. CBS has BC 45th this week.

The Athletic

Syracuse drops to 82nd in The Athletic’s Top 101 Power Rankings between the Illinois Fighting Illini and South Alabama Jaguars. BC holds the 40th spot in this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

BC received 20 votes in this week’s Coaches Poll

Around the ACC

Week 8 Results

  • BC 28 Clemson 34
  • Notre Dame 31 Georgia Tech 13
  • Virginia Tech 42 Louisville 35
  • Charlotte 19 Duke 53
  • North Carolina 41 Virginia 44

Week 9 Schedule

  • Miami @ NC State
  • UNC @ Duke
  • Liberty @ Virginia Tech
  • Pitt @ Florida State
  • Clemson @ Notre Dame