20 Aug 2010, 12:54pm by Brian Fremeau
Boston College ranks 15th nationally in winning percentage since 2000, ahead of a least a dozen other high profile programs that are generally considered to be "better" than the Eagles. What's up with that? In our latest ESPN Insider feature, Brian Fremeau digs into the numbers and finds BC to be unmatched among AQ teams in terms of consistency. There is no safer bet than BC to win 8 or 9 games, but can they take the next step and win an ACC title?
13 Aug 2010, 04:54pm by Bill Connelly
Expanding the use of the POE measure we often use to evaluate running backs, here's a look at what Points Over Expected can tell us about how returning quarterbacks did in 2009. Case Keenum, Ryan Mallett, Kellen Moore, Andrew Luck and others make the list. Jake Locker? Terrelle Pryor? Christian Ponder? They did not rank as high.
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09 Aug 2010, 02:18pm by Brian Fremeau
At Insider, we take a look at which one-sided college rivalries are most likely to flip this season. Auburn could end a couple of streaks.
2 comments, Last at 12 Aug 2010, 9:48pm by Brian Fremeau
18 Jun 2010, 12:12am by Brian Fremeau
Will Utah be an immediate Pac-10 title contender, or will it struggle in its transition from the Mountain West?
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15 Jun 2010, 01:08pm by Brian Fremeau
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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15 Jun 2010, 11:32am by Brian Fremeau
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?
4 comments, Last at 16 Jun 2010, 4:15pm by DisplacedPackerFan
04 Feb 2010, 08:41pm by Bill Connelly
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).
10 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2010, 5:54pm by young curmudgeon
01 Feb 2010, 09:00pm by Bill Connelly
This ESPN Insider features details the relationship between good recruiting and on-field success.
4 comments, Last at 20 Feb 2011, 4:44pm by Kurt Drety
06 Jan 2010, 04:51pm by Brian Fremeau
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.
11 Dec 2009, 11:37am by Brian Fremeau
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.
7 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2009, 10:50am by turning winds