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15 Jun 2010, 01:08pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Texas and the New Big 12

With the departure of Nebraska and Colorado, the Big 12 is making plans to play a nine-game round-robin schedule and forego a conference championship game. That ought to make the road to a title for Texas or Oklahoma a bit easier. But how much easier? Brian Fremeau discovers that aside from last season, the conference championship path wouldn't have been much different for the Big 12 elite.

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1 comment, Last at 15 Jun 2010, 6:37pm by loneweasel

15 Jun 2010, 11:32am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Nebraska in the New Big 10

There are plenty of other factors in play in Nebraska's move to the Big Ten, but what might the effect be on its football team's wins and losses?

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4 comments, Last at 16 Jun 2010, 4:15pm by DisplacedPackerFan

04 Feb 2010, 08:41pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: Recruiting on the Rise and in Decline

In the second part of his recent ESPN Insider series on recruiting, our own Bill Connelly looks at which teams and conferences have been getting better (Big East) or worse (Pac-10).

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10 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2010, 5:54pm by young curmudgeon

01 Feb 2010, 09:00pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: Recruiting Matters Even More

This ESPN Insider features details the relationship between good recruiting and on-field success.

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4 comments, Last at 20 Feb 2011, 4:44pm by Kurt Drety

06 Jan 2010, 04:51pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Two Key 'Bama-Texas Factors

In this ESPN Insider piece, Brian Fremeau looks at how red zone play and special teams will play big roles in the Texas-Alabama matchup. The full FO preview of the BCS Championship game will be up Thursday morning, with a Cover It Live blog Thursday night.

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11 Dec 2009, 11:37am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Evaluating the Brian Kelly Hire

An easier 2010 schedule and a good record coaching close games throughout his career may set up Brian Kelly for early success at Notre Dame.

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7 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2009, 10:50am by turning winds

02 Dec 2009, 12:08pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: Five Keys to Florida/Alabama

It's a double feature of college football on ESPN Insider this week. Our second article brings you Bill Connelly's play-by-play breakdown of the big Florida-Alabama SEC Championship. By the way, look for a special edition of Audibles covering this game and other NCAA conference championships this weekend.

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01 Dec 2009, 01:25pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Rebuilding the Golden Dome

Our man from South Bend, Brian Fremeau, takes a look at the now-open Notre Dame job, and what it will take to rebuild the Irish program.

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15 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2009, 8:26pm by MatMan

19 Nov 2009, 02:49pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: College Football Consistency

This week's ESPN Insider college feature looks at the most and least consistent college teams this year. Game-by-game variation -- it's not just for DVOA any more!

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1 comment, Last at 19 Nov 2009, 3:44pm by ChrisH

11 Nov 2009, 04:01pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: TCU Schedule Creates Title Game Hopes

Even if all the big-name unbeatens slip up sometime before the end of the season, TCU may not get a shot at the national title. But as Brian Fremeau shows, their schedule is comparable to those of teams like Florida and Cincinnati, and their play has been dominant.

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3 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2009, 12:56am by Red Hedgehog