Week 12 of the college footballseason is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.
With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 11. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, freshman and unsung hero from Week 12:
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game.
Week 12 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.
Miss anything from Week 12? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action:
Defense was supposed to be dead in college football. Killed by the likes of these new-fangled, up-tempo, no-huddle, spread-em-out, pass-happy offenses that pile up the yardage. And the points. Touch football with helmets and shoulder pads. It seemed to originate with the Big 12 Conference a few years ago and over time infiltrated into all of college football.
After a huge win against rival Auburn last week, the Bulldogs come back home to Athens and will end the season without leaving the state of Georgia. The Bulldogs can still get to 10 wins this season but will need to finish strong if they are to do so.