August 9, 2022

Weekly Analysis 2021: post week 14 superlatives

Bowl Season Superlatives

The best game: Baylor over Oklahoma State.

The coach I wish I was: Cincinnati’s Luke Fickell.

The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Oregon’s Mario Cristobal.

The team that impressed: Alabama.

The defensive slugfest: Louisiana over Appalachian State.

The offensive shootout: UTSA over Western Kentucky.

The team that disappointed: Georgia.

The Heisman favorite: Alabama’s Bryce Young.

The best conference: Big Ten.

The worst conference: Pac-12.

The best team: Alabama.

The underrated coach: Baylor’s Dave Aranda.

The overrated coach: Georgia’s Kirby Smart.

The underrated player: Utah’s Cameron Rising.

The breakout performance: Utah State’s Logan Bonner four touchdown passes.

The biggest upset: Alabama over Georgia.

The upset no one saw coming: Utah State over San Diego State.

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

The blowout everyone predicted: Michigan over Iowa.

The underrated team: Louisiana.

The overrated team: Oklahoma State.

The feel-good story: Utah’s first-ever Pac-12 Title and berth in the Rose Bowl.

The horror show: Oregon’s second blowout loss to Utah in the past three weeks.

The team nobody’s talking about: Pittsburgh.

The team with an elite offense: Alabama.

The team with an elite defense: Michigan.

The team that was desperate for a win: California.

The surprising blowout: Alabama over Georgia.

The surprising close game: Baylor over Oklahoma State.

The best comeback game: Alabama over Georgia.

The defense that got exposed: Oklahoma State.

The coach with the most to prove: Oregon’s Mario Cristobal.

The dangerous Group of Five team: Cincinnati.

Cool in the clutch: Baylor’s Blake Shapen.

Give that coach a raise: Pittsburgh’s Pat Narduzzi.

Man, they’re good: Michigan.

Wow, they’re bad: USC.