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29 Aug 2011, 10:03pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: LSU Def/ST Units Can Beat Oregon

No team leaned as heavily last year on its defense and special teams to win, and that will be the key again this Saturday if LSU knocks off Oregon.

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19 Aug 2011, 06:18pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: A&M, Other "It" Teams Will Disappoint

Here's a look at five teams which Program FEI says are overrated going into the 2011 college football season: Texas A&M, Mississippi State, Stanford, Nebraska, and Oklahoma State.

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11 Aug 2011, 10:27pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Overhauling the Red Zone

College football red zone success rates get a thorough review and overhaul in a new ESPN the Magazine article by Brian Fremeau. Introducing the Value Drive, a new stat that correlates better with winning percentage than red zone success and has less variability per team from year to year.

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05 Jun 2011, 06:23pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Special Teams Key For USC Trojans

Through strong special teams play, USC set itself up last season to post a better record than their 8-5 campaign. Quarterback Matt Barkley is now a veteran, and can lead USC back to double-digit wins in 2011.

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28 May 2011, 04:07pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Stanford's Stock is Soaring

Led by Andrew Luck, the Stanford Cardinal are picking up right where they left off, and they expect to contend again for a BCS bowl berth.

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12 May 2011, 08:36pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Unbeaten SEC Champ Not Likely

The SEC may be the nation's best conference and the champion may be the nation's best at the end of the year. But is that team likely to have an undefeated season to show for it?

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31 Mar 2011, 04:26pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: College Football HFA

Brian Fremeau takes a new approach to team-specific home field advantage analysis.

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05 Mar 2011, 01:05am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: NCAA QB Ratings Adjustments

Brian Fremeau looks at the NCAA passer efficiency metric through a few simple opponent-adjusted lenses.

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17 Feb 2011, 10:20pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Frogs, Broncos Moving On Up

Boise State may have its best shot at a championship-worthy resume this fall. For the long haul, TCU may be in a better position to claim a national title down the road.

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04 Feb 2011, 10:51am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Recruiting Like An Elite Program

The elite cohort of programs make the biggest splash on National Signing Day year in and year out. But Clemson and South Carolina have been recruiting like elite programs themselves lately, and may be on their way to joining that exclusive club.

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