Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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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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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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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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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12 Aug 2009, 12:32pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers' Four-Man Front

In the latest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes a look at the top defensive lines across the nation, and begins the search for the country's top individual linemen.

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28 Jul 2009, 03:32pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers Takes on the Hosses

In this edition of Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes on the big uglies in the trenches and examines what that could mean for another recent VN topic, POE.

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3 comments, Last at 30 Jul 2009, 11:41am by Mike