Ranking those who carried on while others around them were crushed by failure and/or incompetence.
1. Roll Tide
All it took was a team that lost to Washington and one that gives up 2,400 yards a game to beat the number one and two teams in the country and all is right with the world and PAAAAWWWWLLLL.
2. Mark Richt
Despite losing 35-7 to South Carolina, Richt's team is a Notre Dame or Alabama loss away from playing in the national title game, which is one of the great Mark Richt things ever. Only to be topped by losing to Georgia Tech this weekend.
3. Will Muschamp
Even with his offense stricken with a nasty case of Ebola virus, Muschamp is a Notre Dame/Alabama, Alabama/Georgia, or Notre Dame/Georgia combo loss from the national championship game. All he has to do is beat Flordia State, which will probably only happen if he gives them a case of MEGA Ebola virus.
4. Johnny Manziel
Set several records this weekend, including the freshman record for total offense once held by Jared Lorenzen, of size XXXXXXXXXXXL helmet fame.
5. Dan Mullen
He's two wins away from a 10-win season and is now a white hot 2-15 against SEC West teams not named Ole Miss.
7. James Franklin (Todd Grantham nemesis version)
A skull-dragging of Tennessee punctuated by the firing of Tennessee's head coach.
8. Les Miles
It never gets old:
9. Gene Chizik
So this is what it's like to win a game?!?!?!?
10. Derek Dooley
No longer has to interact with Tyler Bray or rely on Tyler Bray for anything.
JEFFERSON PILOT POWER POLL OF FAILURE
Ranking those who collapsed under the weight of their incompetence and/or lack of skill
1. Arkansas everything and everyone
Their collapse against Mississippi State was both completely horrible and magnificent because Arkansas' suffering is one of life's treats.
2. Tyler Bray
11-29, 103 yards, 1 TD, 2 INTs. Jon Gruden coming into contact with Bray would require 24-hour coverage on the SEC Network.
3. Hugh Freeze
After Korvic Neat screwed up YET ANOTHER PUNT RETURN, Neat continued to return punts and play. I know Ole Miss is short on bodies, but Ole Miss fans need a nine-month break from Korvic Neat.
4. Korvic Neat
He's made a season out of not catching punts, letting them hit the ground and roll another 20 yards, or just dropping the punt. And toss in the half dozen passes he's dropped playing receiver.
5. Gary Pinkel
There's nothing quite like coughing up a lead at home to a team with two conference losses in the Big East.
6. Ole Miss special teams
If you've ever wondered what it would be like to watch a 72-card pile-up try to punt, cover punts and kickoffs, and return punts, just watch this group.
7. Nick Saban
"PAAAAWWWWLLLL, YOU'D THINK IMPRESSIN' THEM POLLSTERS WOULD BE IMPORTANT AFTER LOSIN' TO JOHNNY RODRIGUEZ FOOTBALL, BUT WE TOOK IT EASY ON THEM CAROLINA PURPLE PEOPLE. THANK THE LORD FOR STAMFORD AND BAYLOR. WE AIN'T GOT THAT KILLER DRIVE LIKE THE BEAR TEAMS HAD."
8-10. Not enough failure
Blame it on the schedule, which cheated us out of performances that could possibly make us feel better about our teams.