Weekly Analysis 2020-21: Bowl season superlatives
The best game: Liberty over Coastal Carolina.
The coach I wish I was: Iowa State’s Matt Campbell.
The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Florida’s Dan Mullen.
The team that impressed: Ohio State.
The team that disappointed: Miami.
The Heisman favorite: Alabama’s DeVonta Smith.
The best conference: Big 12 (5-0) in bowl games.
The worst conference: ACC (0-6) in bowl games.
The best team: Alabama.
The underrated coach: Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy.
The overrated coach: Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly.
The underrated player: Buffalo’s Kevin Marks.
The biggest upset: Ole Miss over Indiana.
The upset no one seen coming: Kentucky over NC State.
The team that wants to hit the reset button: Auburn.
The blowout everyone predicted: Texas over Colorado.
The underrated team: Northwestern.
The overrated team: Clemson.
The feel-good story: Northwestern’s Mike Hankwitz win No. 400 as a Collegiate coach.
The horror show: Louisiana Tech’s bowl game-low, three points.
The team nobody’s talking about: BYU.
The team with an elite offense: Alabama.
The team with an elite defense: Northwestern.
The surprising blowout: Ball State over San Jose State.
The surprising close game: Georgia over Cincinnati.
The defense that got exposed: Clemson.
The coach with the most to prove: Houston’s Dana Holgorsen.
The dangerous Group of Five team: Louisiana.
Cool in the clutch: Ohio State’s Justin Fields.
Man, they’re good: Alabama.
Wow, they’re bad: Florida Atlantic