12 Dec 2010, 04:41pm by Bill Connelly
Bill Connelly takes a look at previous promotions of defensive coordinators to determine Will Muschamp's potential for success as the new Florida head coach.
2 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2010, 8:56pm by sam
08 Dec 2010, 01:14pm by Bill Connelly
In the latest ESPN Insider piece, Bill Connelly compares the commonly accepted stats and FO's stats to take a look at who is overrated and who is underrated. Underrated: Oklahoma State's defense. Overrated (and you knew it was coming if you read Varsity Numbers): Oregon's offense.
17 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2010, 4:19am by cfn_ms
03 Dec 2010, 04:18pm by Brian Fremeau
In the only conference championship rematch of 2010, South Carolina looks to flip the script and take down undefeated Auburn. Brian Fremeau breaks down the drive summary from their first meeting to identify offensive, defensive and special teams opportunities for each team.
1 comment, Last at 03 Dec 2010, 10:10pm by JonFrum
23 Nov 2010, 02:11pm by Bill Connelly
In the most recent FO piece on ESPN Insider, Bill Connelly breaks down keys to the Iron Bowl. There are a few -- red zone play, passing downs, pace of the game, first quarter execution -- but it comes down to this: the longer this stays a competitive contest, the more Alabama gains the upper hand.
1 comment, Last at 23 Nov 2010, 3:27pm by Jeff Fogle
19 Nov 2010, 03:06pm by Brian Fremeau
A rejuvenated Taylor Martinez can get the Cornhuskers explosive, but inconsistent offense back on track this weekend against Texas A&M.
3 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2010, 10:37pm by Jeff Fogle
11 Nov 2010, 10:55am by Bill Connelly
For the latest ESPN Insider piece, Bill Connelly takes a look at the teams who have joined college football's elite and who seems to have misplaced their membership card. Only three of the top ten teams according to Five-Year F/+ are actually in this season's F/+ Top Ten.
04 Nov 2010, 09:25pm by Brian Fremeau
TCU and Utah will face off in the biggest regular season game in Mountain West and non-AQ history. Brian Fremeau breaks down the respective team resumes and finds most of the unit match-ups favor TCU.
6 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2010, 4:00pm by TomKelso
28 Oct 2010, 12:36pm by Bill Connelly
In the latest F.O. piece on ESPN, Bill Connelly looks at which factors are usually key to top teams' downfalls, and how much it applies (or doesn't apply) to this week's Ole Miss-Auburn game. Will we see a fourth straight No. 1 team fall this week?
3 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2010, 9:18pm by cfn_ms
21 Oct 2010, 02:40pm by Brian Fremeau
Brian Fremeau breaks down recent match-ups of elite defenses versus elite offenses to find some kind of edge in this weekend's LSU/Auburn clash. Les Miles is 4-1 when he brings a top-10 DFEI unit against a top-10 OFEI unit. But he hasn't won one yet on the road.
13 Oct 2010, 04:19pm by Bill Connelly
In today's ESPN piece, Bill Connelly looks at the steady disappearance of dynasties from college football. Is college football a giant oligarchy where the have-nots fight over the haves' tables scraps? Absolutely. And it is so much more competitive -- and more difficult to dominate -- than it used to be.