August 19, 2022

Weekly Analysis: post week one superlatives

Bowl Season Superlatives

The best game: Auburn over Oregon.

The coach I wish I was: North Carolina’s Mack Brown.

The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Tennessee’s Jeremy Pruitt.

The team that impressed: Wisconsin.

The team that disappointed: Oregon.

The Heisman favorite: Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa.

The transfer quarterback who delivered: Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts.

The transfer quarterback who sputtered: Northwestern’s Hunter Johnson.

The best conference: Big Ten.

The worst conference: Pac-12.

The best team: Clemson.

The underrated coach: Utah’s Kyle Whittingham.

The overrated coach: Florida’s Dan Mullen

The biggest upset: Georgia State over Tennessee.

The upset no one seen coming: Wyoming over Missouri.

The upset everyone predicted: Boise State over Florida State.

The underrated team: Virginia.

The overrated team: Notre Dame.

The feel-good story: Les Miles’ first win with Kansas.

The must-see game in week two: LSU vs. Texas.

The team nobody’s talking about: Utah.

The team with an elite offense: Ohio State.

The team with an elite defense: Michigan State.

The surprising blowout: Illinois 42, Akron 3.

The surprising close game: Iowa State 29, Northern Iowa 26 (3OT).

The team that got exposed: Purdue

The coach with the most to prove: Nebraska’s Scott Frost.

The dangerous Group of Five team: UCF.

The star quarterback who struggled: Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence.

The young quarterback who shined: Auburn’s Bo Nix.