For the first time since the end of the 2001 season, Syracuse Football is nationally ranked.

Following Saturday's 51-41 win over NC State - who was ranked No. 22 at the time - the Orange moved to No. 22 in the AP Top 25 and to No. 24 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Syracuse ran out to 24 first quarter points against NC State. Quarterback Eric Dungey would throw for 411-yards and three touchdowns, adding another on the ground. Four Syracuse receivers finished the game with at least 80 yards.

North Carolina State v Syracuse
SYRACUSE, NY - OCTOBER 27: Dontae Strickland #4 of the Syracuse Orange is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the North Carolina State Wolfpack at the Carrier Dome on October 27, 2018 in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse upsets North Carolina State 51-41. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Now at 6-2 overall and 3-2 in the ACC, Dino Babers and the Orange are bowl eligible with four games to play: @Wake Forest, vs. Louisville, vs. Notre Dame (@Yankees Stadium) and @Boston College.

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