Being a defensive coordinator in this era of college football was already somewhat of a thankless (albeit well-paid) job, but playing in the middle of a pandemic season has made it particularly stressful.
Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne leaps over Miami Hurricanes safety Gurvan Hall, Jr. during the third quarter at Memorial Stadium.
Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses (32) and defensive back Malachi Moore (13) tackle Mississippi running back Jerrion Ealy (9) at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Alabama wide receivers DeVonta Smith (6) and John Metchie III (8) celebrate a touchdown against Mississippi at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Georgia linebacker Monty Rice celebrates after a scoop-and-score touchdown in the second half against Tennessee.
Clemson running back Travis Etienne (9) scores a touchdown during the second quarter against Miami at Memorial Stadium.
Auburn defensive end Zykeivous Walker (3) celebrates sacking Arkansas quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) during the first quarter at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Clemson Tigers corner back Andrew Booth Jr. (23) breaks up a pass intended for the Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Mark Pope (6) during the second quarter at Memorial Stadium.
Oklahoma players celebrate after the Sooners’ wild win over Texas.
TCU cornerback Noah Daniels (21) is called for pass interference as he defends against TCU wide receiver Zach Farrar (20) during the second half at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
Martez Manuel celebrates after the Missouri Tigers’ win over the LSU Tigers at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium.
BYU tight end Masen Wake (13) hurdles UTSA’s Corey Mayfield Jr. and Antonio Parks in the first half.
Missouri Tigers running back Tyler Badie stiff-arms LSU Tigers linebacker Damone Clark during the second half at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium.
South Carolina running back Kevin Harris (20) celebrates after a second-half touchdown against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Texas A&M Aggies players storm the field after beating the Florida Gators at Kyle Field.
Syracuse linebacker Geoff Cantin-Arku celebrates his second-quarter fumble return touchdown against Duke with teammates.
North Carolina receiver Dazz Newsome (5) is tackled by Virginia defensive back Jermaine Waller in the first quarter at Kenan Memorial Stadium.
Auburn linebacker Zakoby McClain dances in the rain during warmups before the game against Arkansas at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Commodores defensive lineman Dayo Odeyingbo (10) celebrates sacking Gamecocks quarterback Collin Hill (15) during first half at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Duke running back Mataeo Durant runs with the ball as Syracuse defensive back Robert Hanna defends during the first quarter at the Carrier Dome.
Tar Heels run on to the field before the game at Kenan Memorial Stadium.
Oklahoma running back Mikey Henderson (3) splits the Texas defense during the first quarter of the Red River Showdown at Cotton Bowl.
Missouri running back Tyler Badie (1) runs against LSU linebacker Jabril Cox (19) during the first half