The best game: Oklahoma State over Texas.
The coach I wish I was: TCU’s Sonny Dykes.
The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Miami’s Mario Cristobal.
The team that impressed: Oregon.
The defensive slugfest: Stanford over Arizona State.
The offensive shootout: Oregon over UCLA.
The team that disappointed: Kansas State.
The Heisman favorite: Tennessee’s Hendon Hooker.
The best conference: SEC.
The worst conference: Big 12.
The best team: Georgia.
The underrated coach: Wake Forest Dave Clawson.
The overrated coach: Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher.
The underrated player: TCU’s Max Duggan.
The breakout performance: Ohio State’s C.J. Stroud four touchdown passes in second half.
The biggest upset: LSU over Ole Miss.
The upset no one saw coming: Duke over Miami.
The team that wants to hit the reset button: Iowa.
The blowout everyone predicted: Alabama over Mississippi State.
The underrated team: South Carolina.
The overrated team: Texas.
The feel-good story: Clemson’s 38-home game winning streak (ACC record).
The horror show: Iowa’s offense.
The must-see game in week 9: Kentucky at Tennessee.
The team nobody’s talking about: Cincinnati.
The team with an elite offense: Ohio State.
The team with an elite defense: Michigan.
The team that was desperate for a win: Missouri.
The surprising blowout: Liberty over BYU.
The surprising close game: Clemson over Syracuse.
The best comeback game: TCU over Kansas State.
The narrow escape: Rutgers over Indiana.
The defense that got exposed: Ole Miss.
The coach with the most to prove: Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz.
The dangerous Group of Five team: Tulane.
Cool in the clutch: Oklahoma State’s Spencer Sanders.
Give that coach a raise: Oregon’s Dan Lanning.
Man, they’re good: Ohio State.
Wow, they’re bad: Colorado.