Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. It is a lot more enjoyable to put these together for an undefeated team.
#ACCFootball Players of the Week! ⬇️— ACC Football (@ACCFootball) September 26, 2022
: @ClemsonFB: QB + OL
: @Pitt_FB: RB
: @WakeFB: WR
: @PackFootball: OL
: @UVAFootball: DL
: @CuseFootball: LB + DB + Specialist
: @UNCFootball: Rookie
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In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse drops ten to the 49th spot with the offense 69th (nice) while the defense ranks 49th. The Orange are ranked between Missouri and Houston.
The Football Power Index has Syracuse down six to 40th between West Virginia and Iowa. The FPI continues to predict that the Orange will reach 8 wins with an expected bowl eligibility of 99.1% now.
The Orange drops one to 6th in the weekly ACC rankings in between Miami and Pittsburgh and North Carolina. Shout out to the staff for the track reference here:
So here we go: Syracuse will be off to its best start to a season in 35 years, but it’s been a hand-timed and wind-aided result that will be viewed differently in some circles.
In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse is up eight spots and now sits 28th between Cincinnati and Oregon State.
The Orange move up six spots to 29th in The Athletic’s Top 131 Power Rankings placing them in between Ole Miss and Florida this week.
AP and Coaches Poll
Syracuse is ranked 25th in the Coaches Poll this week as they received seventy-four votes. The Orange received twenty-two votes in the AP poll.
ACC Week Four Scores
West Virginia 33 Virginia Tech 10
Virginia 20 Syracuse 22
Notre Dame 45 North Carolina 32
Rhode Island 24 Pitt 45
Clemson 51 Wake Forest 45
Duke 27 Kansas 35
South Florida 3 Louisville 41
Middle Tenn St 45 Miami 31
Georgia Tech 10 UCF 27
BC 14 Florida State 44
ACC Week Five Schedule
Louisville at Boston College
Wake Forest at Florida State
Virginia Tech at North Carolina
Wagner at Syracuse
Virginia at Duke
NC State at Clemson
Georgia Tech at Pitt