Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Aug 2016, 11:21am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: In-Season Improvement and Regression

It is rare for any team to consistently improve week in and week out, but we can compare performances from the beginning of the year with those at the end to see which college football teams improved and which ones regressed in 2015.

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08 Jan 2016, 11:05am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Key Stat to Decide the National Title

Alabama and Clemson are the two best defenses in forcing opponent three-and-outs (or worse). What impact will this defensive statistical matchup have on the outcome of the game?

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01 Jan 2016, 11:14am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: UM & UF Enjoy Early Success

Based on recent history, the best indicator of future success has as much to do with the state of the program the coach inherited as it does in his winning percentage out of the gate.

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21 Dec 2015, 10:36pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Projecting Conference Bowl Records

How much stock should we put into bowl results? The conferences that have the best record in the end may get there primarily due to the quality (or lack thereof) of the opponents they're scheduled to face.

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17 Dec 2015, 11:34am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Clemson's Unenviable No.1 Ranking

Over the previous 10 seasons -- nine in the two-team BCS format and one in the four-team playoff format -- the No. 1 team heading into the postseason hoisted the trophy in January only three times.

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07 Dec 2015, 09:56pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Alabama Leads Playoff Field

Comparing the stats of each of this year's College Football Playoff contenders with the pre-playoff stats of last year's Buckeyes to find out which team stands poised to make a championship run.

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03 Dec 2015, 10:53pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Conference Title Game Matchups

Taking a deep data dive into the key statistical matchups that may have a strong impact on the outcome of each Power 5 conference championship game, and the College Football Playoff.

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24 Nov 2015, 04:17pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Crazy College Football Upsets of the Year

We ran the numbers based on our drive-based FEI ratings and count down the top 10 hard-to-believe college football upsets of the season to date.

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15 Nov 2015, 08:32pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: 15 Undefeated or 1-Loss Teams Left

Counting down the likelihood that the five remaining undefeated teams and the 10 remaining 1-loss teams can win the rest of their games and stay in the playoff picture.

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14 Nov 2015, 07:59am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: College Football's Best Wins Of The Year

How well did a given team play on its best day, and which teams have had the best opponent-adjusted victories of the season? Our countdown of the best wins of the season to date in college football feature a number of teams getting a boost from the playoff selection committee.

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