August 9, 2022

Weekly Analysis: post week five superlatives

Bowl Season Superlatives

The best game: Clemson over North Carolina.

The coach I wish I was: Auburn’s Gus Malzahn.

The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Virginia Tech’s Justin Fuente.

The team that impressed: Penn State.

The team that disappointed: Nebraska.

The Heisman favorite: Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa.

The transfer quarterback who delivered: Ohio State’s Justin Fields.

The best conference: SEC.

The worst conference: ACC.

The best team: Alabama.

The underrated coach: Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck.

The overrated coach: Washington State’s Mike Leach.

The biggest upset: Arizona State over California.

The team that wants to hit the reset button: USC.

The upset no one saw coming: Baylor over Iowa State.

The underrated team: Oklahoma State.

The overrated team: Texas A&M.

The feel-good story: Wake Forest’s 5-0 start.

The horror show: Rutgers two shutout losses in September.

The must-see game in week five: Iowa at Michigan.

The team nobody’s talking about: Oregon.

The team with an elite offense: Oklahoma.

The team with an elite defense: Iowa.

The surprising blowout: Auburn 56, Mississippi State 23.

The surprising close game: Pittsburgh over Delaware.

The team that got exposed: California.

The coach with the most to prove: Virginia Tech’s Justin Fuente.

The dangerous Group of Five team: Boise State.

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

Man, they’re good: Ohio State.

Wow, they’re bad: Kentucky.