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These teams might have misleading marks near the midway point

JT Daniels' improved play has helped USC rebound after double-digit losses to Stanford and Texas. Adam Davis/Icon Sportswire

We have nearly reached the midpoint of the season, and it is time to assess where teams are at this point. For some teams, they might have a weaker record than some thought, but that could be due to a tough schedule early on. For other teams, they could be sitting with a perfect record, but that is due to their schedule being front-loaded with easier games.