The best game: Tennessee over Alabama.
The coach I wish I was: Syracuse Dino Babers.
The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Auburn’s Bryan Harsin.
The team that impressed: Michigan.
The defensive slugfest: Illinois over Minnesota.
The offensive shootout: Ole Miss over Auburn.
The team that disappointed: USC.
The Heisman favorite: Tennessee’s Hendon Hooker.
The best conference: SEC.
The worst conference: Big 12.
The best team: Georgia.
The underrated coach: TCU’s Sonny Dykes.
The overrated coach: Penn State’s James Franklin.
The underrated player: Illinois’ Chase Brown.
The breakout performance: Tennessee’s Jalin Hyatt five touchdown catches.
The biggest upset: Utah over USC.
The upset no one saw coming: Stanford over Notre Dame.
The team that wants to hit the reset button: Iowa State.
The blowout everyone predicted: Georgia over Vanderbilt.
The underrated team: North Carolina.
The overrated team: Oklahoma State.
The feel-good story: Tennessee snapping a 15-game losing streak to Alabama.
The horror show: Florida State’s three-game losing streak.
The must-see game in week 8: Syracuse at Clemson.
The team nobody’s talking about: TCU.
The team with an elite offense: Tennessee.
The team with an elite defense: Illinois.
The team that was desperate for a win: Colorado.
The surprising blowout: Michigan over Penn State.
The surprising close game: Maryland over Indiana.
The best comeback game: TCU over Oklahoma State.
The narrow escape: Michigan State over Wisconsin.
The defense that got exposed: Alabama.
The coach with the most to prove: Notre Dame’s Marcus Freeman.
The dangerous Group of Five team: Cincinnati.
Cool in the clutch: TCU’s Max Duggan.
Give that coach a raise: Illinois’ Bret Bielema.
Man, they’re good: Michigan.
Wow, they’re bad: Virginia Tech.