Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Nov 2009, 04:01pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: TCU Schedule Creates Title Game Hopes

Even if all the big-name unbeatens slip up sometime before the end of the season, TCU may not get a shot at the national title. But as Brian Fremeau shows, their schedule is comparable to those of teams like Florida and Cincinnati, and their play has been dominant.

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3 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2009, 12:56am by Red Hedgehog

11 Nov 2009, 11:29am by Brian Fremeau

Week 10 FEI Ratings

Iowa crashed hard last weekend, ending its outside bid for a BCS title run. Brian Fremeau examines the frequency of upsets and finds the Hawkeyes at the top of an unfavorable list.

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5 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2009, 12:29am by Brian Fremeau

04 Nov 2009, 11:00am by Brian Fremeau

Week 9 FEI Ratings

USC's blowout loss to Oregon marked the end of one of the most remarkable streaks in college football history. Brian Fremeau takes a closer look at the meaning of big losses suffered by strong teams.

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6 comments, Last at 07 Nov 2009, 11:29am by Brian Fremeau

28 Oct 2009, 04:30pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: USC's Trendy Defense

This week's college football feature for ESPN Insider takes a look at the USC defense. Is it truly as inconsistent as it looks?

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1 comment, Last at 29 Oct 2009, 10:36am by Mythology Boy

28 Oct 2009, 10:40am by Brian Fremeau

Week 8 FEI Ratings

Florida State engineered the biggest second-half comeback of the season last week. Brian Fremeau looks into the numbers on the Seminoles and second-half comebacks overall.

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42 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2009, 8:38pm by Pat (filler)

21 Oct 2009, 02:20pm by Brian Fremeau

Week 7 FEI Ratings

It's the middle of October, which brings premature snowfall in New England and an FEI Top 25 no longer influenced by preseason projections. Brian Fremeau examines the ratings and two games that featured top-5 offenses against top-5 defenses last week.

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6 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2009, 9:49am by Brian Fremeau

18 Oct 2009, 08:32pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: The Case For One-Loss Teams

Brian Fremeau examines the plight of one-loss teams in the BCS.

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14 Oct 2009, 11:11am by Brian Fremeau

Week 6 FEI Ratings

There are several surprise teams over the first six weeks of the season, according to FEI projections. Brian Fremeau assesses the impact of a volatile Top 25.

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13 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2009, 11:36pm by Corey

07 Oct 2009, 02:31pm by Brian Fremeau

Week 5 FEI Ratings

The Miami Hurricanes are looking to cruise through the rest of 2009 after escaping a four-game gauntlet with their swagger intact. Brian Fremeau takes a look back at 2008 for some concentrated strength of schedule perspective.

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13 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2009, 4:04pm by Brian Fremeau

30 Sep 2009, 05:00pm by Brian Fremeau

Week 4 FEI Ratings

The college overtime system might not be ideal, but it certainly reduces the game to its basic form -- offense versus defense. Brian Fremeau wonders what would happen if the entire game were played that way. Also, find out how FEI predicted this weekend's upsets.

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12 comments, Last at 02 Oct 2009, 11:09pm by Brian Fremeau