The Report Card: Week Twelve Analysis of the Power 5 Conferences
Key Wins: 0 none
Good Day: 1 Notre Dame
Key Losses: 2 Army, BYU
Notre Dame rebounded from its loss to Miami by holding off a pesky Navy squad at Notre Dame Stadium. Josh Adams ran for 106 yards, and Brandon Wimbush threw 2 TD passes to help the Fighting Irish (9-2) top the Midshipmen 24-17.
Army (8-3) saw its six-game winning streak come to end at the hands of North Texas. The contest was very evenly played, but the Mean Green won it 52-49 with a field goal on the game’s final play.
BYU dropped a 16-10 decision to UMass in Provo. The Cougars turned the ball over 4 times in falling to 3-9 on the year.
In the playoff conversation: none
Jeff is a college sports fanatic who was able to recognize many D1 team logos by kindergarten. Growing up, Jeff played football, baseball, basketball, and ran track/cross country. Jeff’s love for college sports was expanded while running track/cross country at Indiana University, where he earned a General Education degree and attended every sporting event possible when not running for the Hoosiers. A proud parent and husband, Jeff resides in Oxford. His wife is an Ole Miss graduate, and Jeff has a year of post-graduate studies at Ole Miss under his belt. Jeff and his family can be found at just about any Ole Miss sporting event throughout the year. Jeff follows the idea of God, Family/Friends, and Football as a way of life. Writing about Ole Miss sports plays to Jeff’s love affair with collegiate athletics perfectly!