May 27, 2024

Weekly Analysis 2023: post week three superlatives

College Football Week 13 Superlatives

The best game: Colorado over Colorado State.

The coach I wish I was: Coach Prime.

The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Indiana’s Tom Allen.

The team that impressed: LSU.

The defensive slugfest: West Virginia over Pittsburgh.

The offensive shootout: North Texas over Louisiana Tech.

The team that disappointed: Kansas State.

The Heisman favorite: Notre Dame’s Sam Hartman.

The best conference: Pac-12.

The worst conference: Big 12.

The best team: Michigan.

The underrated coach: Oregon State’s Jonathan Smith.

The overrated coach: Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy.

The underrated player: Washington State’s Cam Ward.

The breakout performance: LSU’s Jayden Daniels 425 yards of total offense.

The biggest upset: Florida over Tennessee.

The upset no one saw coming: South Alabama over Oklahoma State.

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

The blowout everyone predicted: Oregon over Hawaii.

The underrated team: Syracuse.

The overrated team: Alabama.

The feel-good story: Matt Rhule’s first win at Nebraska.

The horror show: Vanderbilt losing to UNLV.

The must-see game in week four: Ohio State at Notre Dame.

The team nobody’s talking about: UCF.

The team with an elite offense: Ole Miss.

The team with an elite defense: Texas.

The team that was desperate for a win: Nebraska.

The surprising blowout: Washington over Michigan State.

The surprising close game: Alabama over South Florida.

The best comeback game: Wake Forest over Old Dominion.

The narrow escape: Missouri over Kansas State.

The defense that got exposed: Minnesota.

The coach with the most to prove: Iowa State’s Matt Campbell.

The dangerous Group of Five team: Fresno State.

Cool in the clutch: Louisville’s Jack Plummer.

Give that coach a raise: Kansas’ Lance Leipold.

Man, they’re good: Washington.

Wow, they’re bad: Virginia Tech.