Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Oct 2009, 01:01pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Tigers, Vandals, and a Longing for the SWC

LSU and Mississippi State headline the new Box Score of the Week feature. Plus: Teams on the rise and fall, and other random goodies.

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13 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2009, 12:20am by Todd S.

25 Sep 2009, 10:45am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Checking the Rankings

Has USC fallen much from its loss to Washington? How do the 120 FBS schools rank in play-by-play ratings after three weeks? And how do S&P ratings differ from FEI?

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13 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2009, 12:57pm by DaninPhilly

23 Sep 2009, 02:46pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: Surprise, Supreme, or Sham?

This week's college football feature for ESPN Insider looks at four early-season surprises: Cincinnati, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Missouri.

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18 Sep 2009, 11:20am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Miracle Malzahn?

Of all the early season surprises, few have been quite as jarring as Auburn's punishing, competent offense. Bill Connelly takes a look at offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn's early miracle work and the SEC West race.

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2 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2009, 1:31pm by Dr. Trying Not to be Grammar-Obsessed, but Come On

11 Sep 2009, 11:06am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: What Is This, 2006?

Does the Notre Dame-Michigan game have meaning for the first time in three years? Bill Connelly investigates.

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6 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2009, 5:51pm by Bill Connelly

10 Sep 2009, 03:55pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN INSIDER: Settling the Safety Score

Who is college football's best safety: Eric Berry of Tennessee, or Taylor Mays of USC?

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2 comments, Last at 11 Sep 2009, 2:09am by bubqr

04 Sep 2009, 04:35pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers Talks Turnovers

We know that turnover margins can swing like a pendulum from one year to another, but what if we apply an actual point value to year-to-year swings in turnover costliness? Bill Connelly investigates.

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3 comments, Last at 03 Sep 2011, 9:08pm by MalloryRay

25 Aug 2009, 12:14pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN INSIDER: Pac-10 Season Preview

Bill Connelly analyzes the Pac-10: The Conference of the Running Back, with lots of love for Jahvid Best.

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25 Aug 2009, 06:39am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Is Uncle Mo Really Your Friend?

In the latest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes a look at momentum and whether it can actually sustain itself over an eight-month offseason.

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5 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2009, 3:15pm by jgrenci@zoominternet.net

21 Aug 2009, 02:34pm by Bill Connelly

FO in the WSJ: Attention Florida : Huge Favorites Usually Flop

Football Outsiders will be providing occasional content for the Wall Street Journal's daily "The Count" column. First up: A look at overwhelming preseason favorites in college football's past. You might be surprised to learn that Florida will have to seriously buck history in order to win back-to-back titles.

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10 comments, Last at 30 Aug 2009, 7:27pm by Sam II