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05 Dec 2014, 04:14pm by Bill Connelly

VN: The 2014 College Receiver Crop

With Amari Cooper getting Heisman hype and Championship Weekend upon us, Bill Connelly takes a look at which college wideouts, tight ends, and pass-catching running backs have been the most successful in 2014.

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2 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2014, 7:11pm by Kal

21 Nov 2014, 03:30pm by Bill Connelly

VN: Hits, Misses, and the Year Zero Effect

Bill Connelly looks at the college offenses, defenses, and overall teams that have improved (Air Force!) or regressed (North Texas!) the most in 2014. Year Zero is a real thing (sometimes).

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1 comment, Last at 21 Nov 2014, 7:54pm by Kal

14 Nov 2014, 03:09pm by Bill Connelly

VN: Let's Look at the Ball Carriers

Bill Connelly checks in on individual rushing stats and finds a pretty predictable list of high-level achievers.

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07 Nov 2014, 02:13pm by Bill Connelly

VN: A Big List of Factors

Bill Connelly looks for the components of a comprehensive new set of college football ratings.

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9 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2014, 6:21pm by Will

31 Oct 2014, 02:57pm by Bill Connelly

VN: Moving Up, Moving Down, Staying The Same

Of all the national playoff contenders, Michigan State might be the most dangerous in the postseason.

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24 Oct 2014, 03:52pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Honing in

Bill Connelly again looks at which college football teams the F/+ ratings are sure about, and which teams remain a mystery (led by Appalachian State).

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17 Oct 2014, 05:21pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: F/+ vs. Reality

With the first complete F/+ ratings of the season out, Bill Connelly takes a look at the teams on which F/+ has a pretty good read and the teams that remain a mystery.

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1 comment, Last at 19 Oct 2014, 6:15am by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

10 Oct 2014, 04:18pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: A Look at the Big Uglies

Though Marcus Mariota gets all the headlines, the key to Oregon's ground game might be the play of their offensive line.

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03 Oct 2014, 05:15pm by Bill Connelly

VN: Stats vs. Eyeballs After Five Weeks

Which teams are most likely to fade or surge in the F/+ rankings? Bill Connelly compares what his eyes have seen to what his numbers have seen five weeks into the college football season.

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26 Sep 2014, 03:51pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Little Things, Inc.

Big plays and touchdowns get all the hype, but Bill Connelly says it's the little things that make Stanford one of the best teams in the country.

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