Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Jan 2015, 02:44pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Three Championship Game Factors

Turnover value, special teams value, and field position value figure to be critical factors in the championship game. Will Oregon or Ohio State have the edge?

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31 Dec 2014, 08:15am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: The NY6 and the BCS

In each of the NY6 games, the efficiency ratings for both teams closely matched a major bowl game of recent vintage. Those matchup similarities highlight a few important statistics that figure to be keys to this week's biggest games.

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16 Dec 2014, 04:48pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Future College Playoff Contenders

If multiple years of success are a key to playoff contention, these four programs are well-positioned to take the next step.

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09 Dec 2014, 11:43pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: An Eight-Team Playoff

How would an eight team college football playoff change the likelihood of a championship for each of the contenders this year?

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25 Nov 2014, 11:39pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: SEC West Showdowns

If the Iron Bowl and Egg Bowl contenders had swapped schedules this season, would they have swapped records as well?

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12 Nov 2014, 10:08pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Playoff Contender Fatal Flaws

We identified the key statistical measures that may hold back each of the top six teams from claiming a spot in the College Football Playoff when the final rankings are announced next month.

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07 Nov 2014, 01:59pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Playoff Contender Stat Profiles

Comparing the top six teams in this week's College Football Playoff rankings to recent BCS Championship game participants across key efficiency measures.

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29 Oct 2014, 05:47am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: One-Loss Contenders

Every one-loss power conference team is still in contention for the College Football Playoff. But not every one-loss team is particularly likely to run the table from here out.

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22 Oct 2014, 09:18pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Underrated Showdown

USC's underrated offense faces off with Utah's underrated defense on Saturday night.

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09 Oct 2014, 10:09pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Ole Miss Has Playoff Edge

According to the latest F/+ ratings, sixteen teams have at least a 5 percent chance to claim one of the College Football Playoff spots, and every major conference is still in the running.

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