The best game: Ohio State over Utah.
The coach I wish I was: Georgia’s Kirby Smart.
The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Penn State’s James Franklin.
The team that impressed: Baylor.
The defensive slugfest: Minnesota over West Virginia.
The offensive shootout: Purdue over Tennessee.
The team that disappointed: Mississippi State.
The best conference: Big Ten.
The worst conference: Pac-12.
The best team: Georgia.
The underrated coach: Kentucky’s Mark Stoops.
The overrated coach: Ole Miss’ Lane Kiffin.
The underrated player: Georgia’s Stetson Bennett.
The breakout performance: Western Kentucky’s Bailey Zappe’s six touchdown passes.
The biggest upset: Texas Tech over Mississippi State.
The upset no one saw coming: UAB over BYU.
The team that wants to hit the reset button: Florida.
The blowout everyone predicted: Wake Forest over Rutgers.
The underrated team: Oklahoma State.
The overrated team: Alabama.
The feel-good story: Georgia’s first National Title since 1980.
The horror show: Virginia Tech’s blowout loss to Maryland.
The team nobody’s talking about: Michigan State.
The team with an elite offense: Ohio State.
The team with an elite defense: Baylor.
The team that was desperate for a win: Kansas State.
The surprising blowout: South Carolina over North Carolina.
The surprising close game: Ohio State over Utah.
The best comeback game: Oklahoma State over Notre Dame.
The defense that got exposed: Michigan.
The coach with the most to prove: West Virginia’s Neal Brown.
The dangerous Group of Five team: Louisiana.
Cool in the clutch: Ohio State’s C.J. Stroud.
Give that coach a raise: Arkansas’ Sam Pittman.
Man, they’re good: Georgia.
Wow, they’re bad: Florida.