Midseason awards: Honoring the standout performers so far in 2017

Stunning finishes story of Week 6 (0:46)

From Iowa State knocking off Oklahoma, to Miami silencing Florida State and Michigan failing on its final drive, Week 6 brought the drama. (0:46)

A familiar feeling is beginning to sink in at the midway point of the 2017 season. Alabama and Clemson have looked like the two best teams in the country by far and the biggest debate might be whether the Tigers or the Tide will be No. 1 when the first College Football Playoff rankings are released on Oct. 31.

There will be time to settle that debate. For now, let's decide which players, coaches and teams have been most impressive -- and most disappointing -- in the first half of the season.