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What’s college football saying about Syracuse after Week 0?

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NCAA Football: Syracuse at Notre Dame Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. We know the Orange were picked 14th in the ACC Preseason Poll but let’s see what things look like elsewhere as we get ready to start the season.


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse starts off in the 102nd spot with the offense 108th while the defense ranks 77th. The Ohio Bobcats begin the season in the 85th spot with their offense 57th and defense 104th.

The Football Power Index has Syracuse ranked 100th between the East Carolina Pirates and Northern Illinois Huskies. Ohio starts the season 111th in this ranking.

Syracuse starts the season 13th in the first edition of the ACC Power Rankings. The Orange are behind the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and ahead of only the Duke Blue Devils.

NCAA Football: Ohio at Pittsburgh Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse starts in the 96th spot between the Troy Trojans and Georgia State Eagles. CBS has Ohio 92nd this week.

The Athletic

The opening rankings put the Orange at 111th in The Athletic’s Top 130 Power Rankings keeping them in between the Duke Blue Devils and the Vanderbilt Commodores. Ohio is ranked 99th this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

Neither Syracuse nor Ohio received any votes in either poll.