August 19, 2022

Weekly Analysis 2021: post week 11 superlatives

Bowl Season Superlatives

The best game: Florida State over Miami.

The coach I wish I was: Baylor’s Dave Aranda.

The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Texas’ Steve Sarkisian.

The team that impressed: Ohio State.

The defensive slugfest: Arkansas over LSU.

The offensive shootout: Wake Forest over NC State.

The team that disappointed: Texas A&M.

The Heisman favorite: Ole Miss’ Matt Corral.

The best conference: SEC.

The worst conference: Big 12.

The best team: Georgia.

The underrated coach: Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy.

The overrated coach: Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley.

The underrated player: Wake Forest’s Sam Hartman.

The breakout performance: Mississippi State’s Will Rogers six touchdown passes.

The biggest upset: Kansas over Texas.

The upset no one saw coming: Texas Tech over Iowa State.

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

The blowout everyone predicted: Alabama over New Mexico State.

The underrated team: Notre Dame.

The overrated team: Auburn.

The feel-good story: Oregon State bowl eligible for the first time since 2013.

The horror show: Texas’ five-game losing streak.

The must-see game in week 12: Michigan State at Ohio State.

The team nobody’s talking about: Oklahoma State.

The team with an elite offense: Ohio State.

The team with an elite defense: Georgia.

The team that was desperate for a win: Kansas.

The surprising blowout: Rutgers over Indiana.

The surprising close game: Florida over Samford.

The best comeback game: Mississippi State over Auburn.

The defense that got exposed: Oklahoma.

The coach with the most to prove: Penn State’s James Franklin.

The dangerous Group of Five team: Cincinnati.

Cool in the clutch: Michigan’s Cade McNamara.

Give that coach a raise: Utah’s Kyle Whittingham.

Man, they’re good: Michigan.

Wow, they’re bad: Texas.