08 Apr 2013, 08:57pm by Brian Fremeau
Mississippi State and three other programs face unusually stiff competition this fall, and may show signs of progress without improving in the win column.
29 Mar 2013, 05:13pm by Brian Fremeau
Nebraska's program fell far after peaking in the mid-1990s, but Bo Pelini has the program on its way back.
1 comment, Last at 29 Mar 2013, 6:18pm by sundown
14 Mar 2013, 05:02pm by Brian Fremeau
Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated enlisted the help of Bill Connelly, Brian Fremeau, and a few other college football and basketball stat gurus to help frame the conversation about the future college football playoff selection process. Selecting and seeding a four-team playoff requires an entirely different process than the one employed in the NCAA selection of the annual 68-team basketball tournament field. The panel of stat experts share their perspectives on the data that needs to be part of that process.
6 comments, Last at 15 Mar 2013, 5:05pm by LionInAZ
04 Mar 2013, 09:27pm by Brian Fremeau
Brian Fremeau takes a closer look at everything new Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich has going for him in his first season at the helm, and what might derail a national championship run this fall.
7 comments, Last at 07 Mar 2013, 5:27pm by Dean
27 Feb 2013, 09:57pm by Brian Fremeau
Since winning a national championship in 2010, Auburn's program trajectory is plummeting. Four other programs suffered steep declines last season as well and are all seeking a new path to recovery.
19 Feb 2013, 11:38pm by Brian Fremeau
Each of these teams has improved its recruiting profile over the last few seasons, and each may be ready to take a step forward this fall.
11 Feb 2013, 04:54pm by Brian Fremeau
This week at ESPN Insider, we take a closer look at five teams outside of Mark Schlabach's current top-25 projections that may be a bit underrated.
8 comments, Last at 26 Feb 2013, 8:04pm by cfn_ms
31 Jan 2013, 04:17pm by Brian Fremeau
A handful of teams have brought in consistent top-25 recruiting classes, but aren't producing consistent top-25 results on the field. Is it any surprise that most of them have made a recent coaching change? Here are five teams that have had the most trouble beating less-talented opponents over the last three years.
3 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2013, 4:33pm by beargoggles
30 Jan 2013, 05:02pm by Brian Fremeau
College football fans will pay a lot of attention on February 6, national signing day, to see what talent their favorite team has picked up. But there are some programs that have been very successful despite unimpressive recruiting classes. We count down the top five.
10 Jan 2013, 09:48pm by Brian Fremeau
Ranking the challengers to Alabama's SEC throne next season, it's likely that imbalanced cross-division scheduling will be a factor once again.
3 comments, Last at 20 Mar 2013, 3:42am by Daniel888