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Check out the highlights from Week 7 of college football and where each team is ranked in the Amway Coaches Poll. USA TODAY Sports

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Believe it or not, the first half of the 2016 college football season is complete. Time flies. What have we learned? That Alabama’s pretty good, as is Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. Ohio State and Michigan? Also good.

We’ll know more about the Football Bowl Subdivision in early December. But this is a good time to unveil the USA TODAY Sports midseason All-America team, which is led by Jackson, San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey and three members of Alabama’s defense.

► The list:

QB: Lamar Jackson, Louisville

RB: Donnel Pumphrey, San Diego State

RB: Dalvin Cook, Florida State

WR: Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma

WR: Corey Davis, Western Michigan

TE: Evan Engram, Mississippi

OL: Trey Adams, Washington

OL: Pat Elflein, Ohio State

OL: Tyler Orlosky, West Virginia

OL: Connor Williams, Texas

OL: Erik Magnuson, Michigan

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DL: Myles Garrett, Texas A&M

DL: Ed Oliver, Houston

DL: Jonathan Allen, Alabama

DL: Ejuan Price, Pittsburgh

LB: Reuben Foster, Alabama

LB: Ben Boulware, Clemson

LB: Jabrill Peppers, Michigan

DB: Teez Tabor, Florida

DB: Malik Hooker, Ohio State

DB: Budda Baker, Washington

DB: Eddie Jackson, Alabama

K: Zane Gonzalez, Arizona State

P: Austin Rehkow, Idaho

RET: Quadree Henderson, Pittsburgh

APP: Curtis Samuel, Ohio State

► Here are some highlights:

Best team

Alabama. There was a case to be made for either Alabama or Ohio State heading into last weekend, but a 49-10 win at Tennessee gives the Crimson Tide the edge. Ohio State is close, but Alabama’s been the nation’s best team.

Best player

Lamar Jackson, Louisville. By any measurement – whether his ridiculous production or his simple importance to Louisville’s title hopes – Jackson has been college football’s best player at the midway point, and the leading contender for the Heisman Trophy.

Most surprising teams (good)

Colorado, Western Michigan and Eastern Michigan. The Buffaloes stand one win shy of bowl eligibility and within range of a Pac-12 South Division title. WMU, now 7-0, has made an extremely strong case for being viewed as the best team on the Group of Five ranks. Eastern Michigan, a hopeless 1-11 a year ago, is a very hopeful 5-2 in 2016.

Most surprising teams (not so good)

Notre Dame, UCLA, Oregon and Michigan State. The Irish, Bruins, Ducks and Spartans are a combined 9-17. That’s not good. Notre Dame has been the biggest bust of them all, but the Bruins aren’t far behind.

Biggest game (so far)

Clemson 42, Louisville 36 (Oct. 2). When all is said and done, this might be the most impressive victory notched by any team during the regular season.

Biggest games (still to come)

Texas A&M at Alabama (Oct. 22) and Michigan at Ohio State (Nov. 26). That key SEC matchup is coming fast, giving either team an opportunity to put a stranglehold on the West Division and a spot among the top four in the Playoff rankings. The latter needs no explanation.

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