Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Mar 2010, 04:02pm by Brian Fremeau

Associated Press Top 25 Connectivity Update

Supplementing the infographic published earlier in the week, Brian Fremeau provides a table detailing the frequency decline of top games in college football over the last 20 years.

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14 comments, Last at 27 Mar 2010, 4:38am by sports-veronica

02 Mar 2010, 04:31pm by Brian Fremeau

Infographic: Declining Frequency of Top 25 Games in College Football

The conference expansion boom over the last 20 years eliminated all but a few independents in college football. Along with the rise of FBS vs. FCS games, it also had an impact on the frequency of games between top teams.

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32 comments, Last at 05 Mar 2010, 5:24pm by Brian Fremeau

12 Jan 2010, 01:55pm by Brian Fremeau

Final 2009 FEI Ratings

After toppling Texas, Alabama is a clear-cut No. 1, but there are plenty of surprises in the final FEI ratings after that. Brian Fremeau discusses the peculiarities of a season that left us wondering and wanting more.

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88 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2010, 3:14pm by Jeff Fogle

06 Jan 2010, 04:51pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Two Key 'Bama-Texas Factors

In this ESPN Insider piece, Brian Fremeau looks at how red zone play and special teams will play big roles in the Texas-Alabama matchup. The full FO preview of the BCS Championship game will be up Thursday morning, with a Cover It Live blog Thursday night.

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11 Dec 2009, 11:37am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Evaluating the Brian Kelly Hire

An easier 2010 schedule and a good record coaching close games throughout his career may set up Brian Kelly for early success at Notre Dame.

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7 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2009, 10:50am by turning winds

09 Dec 2009, 12:20pm by Brian Fremeau

Week 14 FEI Ratings

The game may not have lived up to expectations, but Alabama's performance in the SEC Championship Game deserves recognition as the most impressive performance of the season.

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9 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2009, 5:33pm by beargoggles

05 Dec 2009, 10:13am by Brian Fremeau

Notre Dame: Anatomy of a Rumor

Think every rumor you've read about who might be Notre Dame's next football coach is unsubstantiated speculation? At least one was created as a hoax just to see how far it could spread with a simple email and a tweet. No media outlet is spared in the ND blog Blue Gray Sky's detailed account.

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9 comments, Last at 04 Feb 2010, 10:26am by Webroot

02 Dec 2009, 11:25am by Brian Fremeau

Week 13 FEI Ratings

Notre Dame and Charlie Weis had the opportunity and offensive weapons to win close games, but they didn't do themselves any favors in the red zone or on special teams.

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22 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2009, 3:10pm by Jeff Fogle

01 Dec 2009, 01:25pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Rebuilding the Golden Dome

Our man from South Bend, Brian Fremeau, takes a look at the now-open Notre Dame job, and what it will take to rebuild the Irish program.

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15 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2009, 8:26pm by MatMan

25 Nov 2009, 11:41am by Brian Fremeau

Week 12 FEI Ratings

The FEI ratings didn't shake up very much after a mostly forgettable weekend that featured blowout victories and very few games between teams at the top.

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1 comment, Last at 25 Nov 2009, 6:42pm by Will