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Syracuse football: what’s college football saying about the Orange after week 13?

Let’s talk about the team heading into the season finale

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Each week, we’ll take a look at what other college football media sites are saying about the Syracuse Orange. Let’s check out what they said after a loss at Georgia Tech.

The local writers drop Syracuse one spot to 12th in their ACC Power Rankings. Syracuse slides in between Virginia and Wake Forest.


In this week’s SP+ rankings Syracuse drops five spots to 70th with the offense 85th while the defense ranks 51st. The Orange are ranked between Louisiana and California. SP+ has Wake Forest ranked 92nd with their offense 108th and defense 61st.

Syracuse drops three spots in the Football Power Index to 52nd between Georgia Tech and California. FPI predicts the Orange for 5.7 wins now and gives them a nice 69% chance to win and make a bowl game. Wake Forest ranks 75th in this week’s FPI.

CBS Sports

In the CBS Sports power rankings Syracuse is down ten spots to 76th this week between Arkansas and Houston. Wake Forest is 84th this week.

The Athletic

The Orange are down two spots to 71st in The Athletic’s Top 133 Power Rankings placing them in between Boise State and Minnesota. Wake Forest is 91st this week.

USA Today

This week Syracuse is down three spots to 91st in the Re-Rank which puts them between Central Michigan and Utah State. Wake Forest is 96th this week.

AP and Coaches Poll

No rankings for Syracuse or Wake Forest

ACC Week Thirteen Scores

Boston College 16 Pitt 24

Louisville 38 Miami 31

Duke 27 Virginia 30

Wake Forest 7 Notre Dame 45

North Carolina 20 Clemson 31

NC State 35 Virginia Tech 28

Northern Alabama 13 Florida State 58

Syracuse 22 Georgia Tech 31

ACC Week Fourteen Schedule

Miami vs Boston College

Kentucky vs Louisville

Pitt vs Duke

Wake Forest vs Syracuse

Virginia Tech vs Virginia

Florida State vs Florida

Clemson vs South Carolina

Georgia vs Georgia Tech

North Carolina vs NC State