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What’s college football saying about Syracuse after week 12

One week until we put this to rest

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NCAA Football: North Carolina State 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 final week of the season.


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse lands in 116th in the rankings between the Utah State Aggies and South Alabama Jaguars.This week’s opponent the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are ranked 4th this week.

The Football Power Index pushes Syracuse is 102nd between the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and UTSA Roadrunners. Notre Dame is 6th in the FPI this week.

Syracuse stays at the bottom in this week’s ACC Power Rankings while Notre Dame is 2nd.

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at North Carolina Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse is ranked 106th this week between the Arkansas StateRed Wolves and Charlotte 49ers. CBS also has Notre Dame 2nd this week.

The Athletic

Syracuse is 111th in The Athletic’s Top 127 Power Rankings between the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and Temple Owls. Notre Dame is 2nd this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

No votes (obviously) for Syracuse but Notre Dame is 2nd in this week’s AP and Coaches Poll and the Irish were 2nd in the initial College Football Playoff Rankings.

Around the ACC

Week 12 Results

Week 13 Schedule

  • Miami @ Duke
  • Georgia Tech @ NC State
  • Clemson @ Virginia Tech
  • Boston College @ Virginia
  • Western Carolina @ UNC