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07 Dec 2011, 11:53am by Brian Fremeau

FEI: Last Stop Before Bowling

The final pre-bowl ratings feature LSU at the top, of course, but Oklahoma State and others might have a beef with Alabama's ticket to the BCS title game.

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25 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2011, 12:21am by Dennis

05 Dec 2011, 09:38pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Defending (Gasp!) The BCS

As unpopular as the BCS may be, it does do one thing rather well: award the team that had the best overall season in college football with the national championship trophy.

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77 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2011, 1:29am by An Onimous

01 Dec 2011, 07:01pm by Brian Fremeau

SDA: Championship Weak

The SDA crew investigates Championship Week. Can Georgia down LSU? Does it even matter if they do?

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8 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2011, 12:33am by Tom Gower

30 Nov 2011, 12:40pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI: Conference Championships

There's something peculiar about the way we crown a champion in college football, and we're not talking about the BCS. The conference championships have issues too.

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11 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2011, 5:17pm by NYMike

29 Nov 2011, 10:05pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Oklahoma State's Defensive Edge

Total defense? Scoring defense? When we discard garbage time, adjust for pace and efficiency, and consider strength of opposition, the Oklahoma State Cowboys defense actually has a pretty good resume.

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24 Nov 2011, 12:14pm by Brian Fremeau

SDA: Can't Miss

Hey you, stay awake! Rivalry week begins and the SDA crew is here to guide you through all the compelling matchups.

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5 comments, Last at 26 Nov 2011, 10:53pm by Sid

23 Nov 2011, 08:34am by Brian Fremeau

FEI: Get Your Kicks

BCS Crisis 2011 is here. What will be important in the Arkansas-LSU SEC West showdown? Which one-loss team does FEI prefer over the others this week?

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3 comments, Last at 08 Dec 2012, 3:39am by john123456

21 Nov 2011, 10:49pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: LSU-Arkansas Might Be Special

Both the Razorbacks and Tigers rank in the top-10 in Special Teams Efficiency (STE), but they excel in different ways. For Arkansas, its the electric punt and kickoff return teams; for LSU, punting and place kicking. Brian Fremeau breaks down the matchups to watch for in between offensive series.

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18 Nov 2011, 09:57am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: No Case For Houston

Houston has much more in common with the 2007 Hawaii Warriors (a team that flopped badly in a Sugar Bowl matchup with Georgia) than with the non-AQ BCS busters like Utah, Boise State, and TCU that have thrived in recent seasons.

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1 comment, Last at 18 Nov 2011, 1:55pm by AnonymousBoob

17 Nov 2011, 06:19pm by Brian Fremeau

SDA: Breather

With most of the SEC taking a breather to play FCS opponents this week, the mantle falls on some less-heralded teams to entertain us.

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3 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2011, 2:09am by Tom Gower