Syracuse football opens 2019 ranked #22 in preseason AP Poll

The first AP Poll of the 2019 football season is here, and the Syracuse Orange find themselves in the top 25. The Orange come in at No. 22, the same ranking they have in the Preseason Coach’s Poll.

This is the Orange’s first time in the Preseason Poll since 1998, when they were No. 17, and the 15th time they’ve been ranked in the AP Preseason Poll in program history (for reference). Notably, in six of those, SU would not finish the season ranked at all. However, the lowest ranking (25th in 1991) wound up with an 11th-ranked squad to end the year.

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