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What’s college football saying about the Syracuse Orange after Week 2?

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Syracuse v Pittsburgh Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. Let’s look at the damage after the Orange’s loss at Pittsburgh


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse slides down to the 75th spot in the rankings between the Air Force Falcons and Florida International Panthers. This week’s opponent the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are in 51st.

The Football Power Index drops Syracuse to 70th between the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and Maryland Terrapins. Georgia Tech is 45th in this week’s FPI.

In a bit of good news, Rex Culpepper’s touchdown pass led Saturday night’s SportsCenter.

Syracuse drops the bottom in this week’s ACC Power Rankings. The Orange are behind the the Florida State Seminoles while Georgia Tech holds the 11th spot this week.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 30 Georgia at Georgia Tech Photo by David John Griffin/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse drops to the 55th spot this week between the Tulane Green Wave and the Vanderbilt Commodores. CBS has Georgia Tech ranked 40th this week.

The Athletic

Syracuse drops five spots to 57th in The Athletic’s Top 76 Power Rankings placing them in between Wake Forest and UTSA. Georgia Tech is ranked 34th this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

Georgia Tech received votes in this week’s coaches poll.

Around the ACC

Week 2 Scores

Boston College Eagles 26 Duke Blue Devils 6

South Florida Bulls 0 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 52

Charlotte 49ers @ UNC Postponed

UCF Knights 49 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 21

Citadel 0 Clemson Tigers 49

Miami Hurricanes 47 Louisville Cardinals 34

Wake Forest Demon Deacons 42 NC State Wolfpack 45

Week 3 Schedule

Duke @ Virginia

Louisville @ Pitt

Texas State @ Boston College

Florida State @ Miami

NC State @ Virginia Tech

Notre Dame @ Wake Forest