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

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Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. The Orange finally found a way to get a last minute win, so let’s see what the rankings have to say this week...


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse moves up four places to the 54th spot with the offense 58th while the defense ranks 42nd. The Orange are ranked between SMU and Boston College this week. BC’s offense is 39th and defense ranks 64th.

The Football Power Index has Syracuse up five spots to 64th between San Diego St and UCF. Boston College is 60th in this week’s FPI.

Syracuse moves up four spots to 8th in the local paper’s weekly ACC Power Rankings. The Orange are in between Florida State and UNC while Boston College is ranked 13th this week.

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CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse bolts up twenty four positions to 64th between USC and UAB. CBS has BC ranked 50th this week.

The Athletic

The Orange rise eight spots to 70th in The Athletic’s Top 130 Power Rankings placing them in between Florida State and Virginia Tech this week. BC is 57th in this power ranking.

AP and Coaches Poll

No votes this week.

ACC Week Eight Scores

UMass 3 Florida State 59

Wake Forest 70 Army 56

Syracuse 41 Virginia Tech 36

Clemson 17 Pitt 27

Boston College 14 Louisville 28

Georgia Tech 40 Virginia 48

NC State 30 Miami 31

ACC Week Nine Schedule

Virginia Tech vs Georgia Tech

Miami vs Pitt

Duke vs Wake Forest

Boston College vs Syracuse

Florida State vs Clemson

Louisville vs NC State

North Carolina vs Notre Dame

Virginia vs BYU