August 14, 2022

Weekly Analysis 2021: post week 1 superlatives

Bowl Season Superlatives

The best game: Notre Dame over Florida State.

The coach I wish I was: UCLA’s Chip Kelly.

The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Illinois’ Bret Bielema.

The team that impressed: Iowa.

The defensive slugest: Georgia over Clemson.

The team that disappointed: LSU.

The Heisman favorite: Alabama’s Bryce Young.

The best conference: SEC.

The worst conference: Pac-12.

The best team: Alabama.

The underrated coach: Cincinnati’s Luke Fickell.

The overrated coach: Indiana’s Tom Allen.

The underrated player: Kansas State’s Deuce Vaughn.

The biggest upset: Montana over No. 20 Washington.

The upset no one seen coming: Utah State over Washington State.

The team that wants to hit the reset button: Georgia Tech.

The blowout everyone predicted: Auburn over Akron.

The underrated team: Michigan State.

The overrated team: North Carolina.

The feel-good story: Kansas snapping a 13-game losing streak.

The horror show: Vanderbilt losing to East Tennessee State.

The must-see game in week 2: Iowa at Iowa State.

The team nobody’s talking about: Liberty.

The team with an elite offense: Ohio State.

The team with an elite defense: Penn State.

The team that was desperate for a win: Nebraska.

The surprising blowout: Iowa over Indiana.

The surprising close game: Oklahoma over Tulane.

The best comeback game: Mississippi State over Louisiana Tech.

The defense that got exposed: Oregon.

The coach with the most to prove: California’s Justin Wilcox.

The dangerous Group of Five team: Nevada.

Cool in the clutch: USC’s Kedon Slovis.

Man, they’re good: Georgia.

Wow, they’re bad: Northwestern.