11 Oct 2011, 08:41pm by Brian Fremeau
The season is six weeks old, and there are many undefeated programs eagerly anticipating the announcement of the initial BCS standings next week. The pecking order at the top will be all about the BCS championship game, but there are several other teams with a blemish or two on the record that can still make a strong run to the finish.
03 Oct 2011, 10:28pm by Brian Fremeau
We ran retrodictive projections of Texas A&M against every SEC schedule, and found that even the strongest Aggies teams would be likely to win one fewer game per year in their new conference than they would in the Big 12.
5 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2011, 12:11am by dub_rex
26 Sep 2011, 11:57pm by Brian Fremeau
Alabama took care of business in impressive fashion against Arkansas, but now have to turn around and face a similarly formidable opponent on the road one week later. Which of the national championship contenders face the toughest consecutive game stretch this season?
24 Sep 2011, 09:16am by Brian Fremeau
Several of today's biggest games are interesting case studies in elite offenses versus elite defenses. Which team has the edge in those cases in the past, and what might those results tell us about OSU-A&M, Alabama-Arkansas, and WVU-LSU on Saturday?
12 Sep 2011, 10:17pm by Brian Fremeau
Mississippi State needs to force LSU into long drives in order to pull off the upset Thursday night.
1 comment, Last at 13 Sep 2011, 7:44pm by Marchtofame
05 Sep 2011, 02:20pm by Brian Fremeau
Oregon lost badly to LSU, but one game doesn't define the whole season. Especially one that was marred by correctable special teams mistakes.
2 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2011, 11:30am by Harris
29 Aug 2011, 10:03pm by Brian Fremeau
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
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.
11 Aug 2011, 10:27pm by Brian Fremeau
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.
05 Jun 2011, 06:23pm by Brian Fremeau
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.