Weekly Analysis 2021: post week 12 superlatives
The best game: Wisconsin over Nebraska.
The coach I wish I was: Cincinnati’s Luke Fickell.
The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Florida’s Dan Mullen.
The team that impressed: Ohio State.
The defensive slugfest: Baylor over Kansas State.
The offensive shootout: UCLA over USC.
The team that disappointed: Oregon.
The Heisman favorite: Alabama’s Bryce Young.
The best conference: Big Ten.
The worst conference: Pac-12.
The best team: Georgia.
The underrated coach: Baylor’s Dave Aranda.
The overrated coach: Iowa State’s Matt Campbell.
The underrated player: Mississippi State’s Will Rogers.
The breakout performance: Ohio State’s C.J. Stroud’s six touchdown passes.
The biggest upset: Utah over Oregon.
The upset no one saw coming: Missouri over Florida.
The team that wants to hit the reset button: Nebraska.
The blowout everyone predicted: Notre Dame over Georgia Tech.
The underrated team: Oklahoma State.
The overrated team: Wake Forest.
The feel-good story: Pittsburgh’s berth in the ACC Championship Game.
The horror show: Texas’ six-game losing streak.
The must-see game in week 13: Ohio State at Michigan.
The team nobody’s talking about: Notre Dame.
The team with an elite offense: Alabama.
The team with an elite defense: Georgia.
The team that was desperate for a win: Colorado.
The surprising blowout: UCLA over USC.
The surprising close game: Alabama over Arkansas.
The best comeback game: South Carolina over Auburn.
The defense that got exposed: Michigan State.
The coach with the most to prove: Texas’ Steve Sarkisian.
The dangerous Group of Five team: Houston.
Cool in the clutch: Wisconsin’s Graham Mertz.
Give that coach a raise: Pittsburgh’s Pat Narduzzi.
Man, they’re good: Oklahoma State.
Wow, they’re bad: Indiana.