Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

13 Oct 2010, 04:19pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: Desperately Seeking The Dynasty

In today's ESPN piece, Bill Connelly looks at the steady disappearance of dynasties from college football. Is college football a giant oligarchy where the have-nots fight over the haves' tables scraps? Absolutely. And it is so much more competitive -- and more difficult to dominate -- than it used to be.

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12 Oct 2010, 11:26am by Bill Connelly

VN: The Fun Has Begun

Steve Spurrier stays aggressive, Les Miles stays Les Miles, and Oregon lets Washington State stick around far too long in Bill Connelly's wrap-up of the sixth week of the college football season.

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27 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2010, 12:16pm by southpaw2

08 Oct 2010, 02:25pm by Bill Connelly

VN: The Worst of the Worst

Taking a look at Washington State's company on the "historically bad streak of play" list. Plus: F/+ vs. AP, upsets, and the number five.

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34 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2010, 5:10am by Kevin from Philly

07 Oct 2010, 12:44pm by Bill Connelly

SDA: Defending the Home Field

Nebraska and Alabama face interesting road tests this weekend, as the SDA crew previews Week 6 of the college football season.

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20 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2010, 7:03pm by Flounder

06 Oct 2010, 03:56pm by Bill Connelly

Demystifying The Passing Efficiency Stat

David Fox of Rivals.com takes a look at the passing efficiency tool, its history and its usefulness. In the process, he interviews Arizona's Mike Stoops, California's Jeff Tedford, Syracuse's Doug Marrone, and Outsiders' own Bill Connelly.

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11 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2010, 4:18pm by tuluse

05 Oct 2010, 10:16am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: The Art of Timing

Bill Connelly takes a look at what is ailing Georgia. Here's two hints: Hold on to the ball and master the art of timing. Also, new S&P+ rankings and your rising Illini.

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14 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2010, 1:19pm by witless chum

01 Oct 2010, 03:51pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Four Truths

In this week's Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly shares some statistical truths and unveils the latest F/+ rankings.

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26 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2010, 2:31pm by Thomas L.

30 Sep 2010, 05:11pm by Bill Connelly

SDA: Rolling into October

ESPN's Bruce Feldman sits in for a podcast, and the SDA crew tackles an exciting slate of games in Week 5 of the college football season.

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10 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2010, 2:46pm by Kevin from Philly

30 Sep 2010, 03:56pm by Bill Connelly

Money Trail Ties Agent, Ex-UNC Coach

Remember when Butch Davis was hired to clean up Miami's mess in the mid- to late-1990s? Remember how he had at least a semi-clean reputation because of it? Remember how good North Carolina was supposed to be this year with all the talent that Davis had put together since returning to the college ranks? All in the past. Now, as the story of hired-gun recruiter John Blake's methods has come to the surface, it's likely all downhill for Davis and North Carolina. Yahoo!'s Charles Robinson puts the pieces of a very damning story together.

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5 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2010, 4:50pm by The Ninjalectual

30 Sep 2010, 03:21pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: For Notre Dame, It's All About Patience

In the latest ESPN Insider piece, Bill Connelly looks at Notre Dame's behind-the-scenes statistical progress this year. There may be a light at the end of the tunnel, but as yesterday's FEI piece mentions, the wins might not come until 2011.

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7 comments, Last at 09 Jun 2011, 5:27am by ed hardy