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27 Jul 2010, 03:52pm by Bill Connelly

The Top 100 College Football Teams of the Last 100 Years: Part V

In the final part of the countdown, Bill Connelly reveals the top team in college football history -- a team that wasn't perfect.

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27 Jul 2010, 12:31pm by Bill Connelly

Big Ten Might Pick Big Apple

Take this for precisely what it is worth (it is a random weekend link from the New York Post, after all, albeit one that uses real quotes from Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany), but when Big Ten media days kick up next week, there is a very good chance that Big Ten expansion will once again be the topic at hand. Jim Delany is still apparently yearning for entry into the northeastern corridor of the country.

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20 Jul 2010, 02:22pm by Bill Connelly

The Top 100 College Football Teams of the Last 100 Years: Part IV

We continue our countdown with a look at LSU, 1991, and 1988, plus a challenge for readers.

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20 Jul 2010, 01:02pm by Bill Connelly

FOA MEDIA: Interview With Lawrence Journal-World

Bill Connelly sat down for a podcast about the 2010 Football Outsiders Almanac with Jesse Newell of the Lawrence Journal-World, as well as a couple of SB Nation blogs (Double-T Nation and BC Interruption).

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13 Jul 2010, 12:27pm by Bill Connelly

The Top 100 College Football Teams of the Last 100 Years: Part III

Teams 41-60 include the best Harvard, Tulane, and Texas A&M squads, and a mysteriously low recent Nebraska team.

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06 Jul 2010, 02:34pm by Bill Connelly

The Top 100 College Football Teams of the Last 100 Years: Part II

Continuing with 80 to 61. Remember, kids, it's just an honor to be nominated.

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77 comments, Last at 13 Jul 2010, 1:10am by Jay Lowrey

29 Jun 2010, 09:28pm by Bill Connelly

Chris Henry And CTE

The great Iowa Hawkeyes blog, Black Heart Gold Pants, took a couple of looks at CTE (and why it is so unbelievably frightening) today. (Here is the second one.) It really is fascinating, and not in a good way, to think about what it could mean if a wide receiver, who only played college/pro football for about seven years, had CTE at 26.

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28 Jun 2010, 06:50am by Bill Connelly

The Top 100 College Football Teams of the Last 100 Years: Part I

Using an Estimated S&P+ formula, Bill Connelly begins a month-long countdown of the Top 100 college football teams of the last century.

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25 Jun 2010, 03:21pm by Bill Connelly

USC Appeals NCAA Penalties

"We disagree with many of the findings in the report from the NCAA Committee on Infractions and assert that the penalties imposed are too severe for the violations identified and are inconsistent with precedent in similar cases."

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23 Jun 2010, 08:14am by Bill Connelly

Where Did The Spread Offense Come From?

Chris Brown from the wonderful Smart Football takes a look at the origins of the spread offense. One other cog that needs to be added to his list of influences: the Split-T. A lot like the T-formation that was popular in the 1930s, the Split-T was an invention of Missouri's Don Faurot, who upon losing star quarterback Paul Christman to the NFL, tried to find ways to create mismatches and misdirection.

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