May 24, 2024

Weekly Analysis 2023: post week four superlatives

College Football Week 13 Superlatives

The best game: Florida State over Clemson.

The coach I wish I was: Oregon’s Dan Lanning.

The coach I wouldn’t want to be: Virginia Tech’s Brent Pry.

The team that impressed: Penn State.

The defensive slugfest: Utah over UCLA.

The offensive shootout: LSU over Arkansas.

The team that disappointed: Ole Miss.

The Heisman favorite: USC’s Caleb Williams.

The best conference: Pac-12.

The worst conference: ACC.

The best team: Georgia.

The underrated coach: Washington State’s Jake Dickert.

The overrated coach: Dabo Swinney.

The underrated player: Oregon’s Bo Nix.

The breakout performance: Kansas State’s DJ Giddens 207 rushing yards and four touchdowns.

The biggest upset: Washington State over Oregon State.

The upset no one saw coming: Northwestern over Minnesota.

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

The blowout everyone predicted: Oregon over Colorado.

The underrated team: Kansas.

The overrated team: Ohio State.

The feel-good story: Utah’s home-winning streak.

The horror show: Iowa’s first shutout loss since 2000.

The must-see game in week five: USC at Colorado.

The team nobody’s talking about: Syracuse.

The team with an elite offense: Washington.

The team with an elite defense: Penn State.

The team that was desperate for a win: Iowa State.

The surprising blowout: Wisconsin over Purdue.

The surprising close game: USC over Arizona State.

The best comeback game: Ohio State over Notre Dame.

The narrow escape: Missouri over Memphis.

The defense that got exposed: Colorado.

The coach with the most to prove: Boston College’s Jeff Hafley.

The dangerous Group of Five team: Fresno State.

Cool in the clutch: Washington’s Michael Penix Jr.

Give that coach a raise: Louisville’s Jeff Brohm.

Man, they’re good: Michigan.

Wow, they’re bad: Texas Tech.