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21 Feb 2012, 09:51pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: WVU, TCU Will Be Big 12 Contenders

Oklahoma and Texas are big dogs, but West Virginia and TCU will be consistent winners in the new Big 12.

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31 Jan 2012, 09:32pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Recruiting Versus Results

Brian Fremeau compares five-year recruiting success with results on the field to indentify the most overachieving and underachieving programs.

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18 Jan 2012, 09:08pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Value Drive Leaders

We take a look at three teams that a few teams that may need to focus on value drive efficiency next year in order to live up to high expectations.

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10 Jan 2012, 08:51pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: SEC Pecking Order

Alabama and LSU remain the teams to beat next year, but the SEC has a history of turnover at the top. Brian Fremeau publishes the new 2011 Program FEI ratings and discusses the possible 2012 fortunes of the five SEC programs best positioned to contend with the Tigers and Crimson Tide.

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04 Jan 2012, 09:32pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Michigan Isn't Back Yet

After an 11-2 season and Sugar Bowl win, the Wolverines are going to be a preseason poll darling in 2012. That doesn't bode well for year two under Brady Hoke.

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20 Dec 2011, 09:29pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: MSU, WVU Will Take Next Step

Michigan State and West Virginia won't be darkhorse national championship contenders in 2012, but they are ready for the next step according to our program ratings.

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13 Dec 2011, 10:09am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Making an Immediate Impact

Urban Meyer, Kevin Sumlin, and Larry Fedora starting out at programs that have challenges to overcome, but there are opportunities for an immediate impact.

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05 Dec 2011, 09:38pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Defending (Gasp!) The BCS

As unpopular as the BCS may be, it does do one thing rather well: award the team that had the best overall season in college football with the national championship trophy.

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29 Nov 2011, 10:05pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Oklahoma State's Defensive Edge

Total defense? Scoring defense? When we discard garbage time, adjust for pace and efficiency, and consider strength of opposition, the Oklahoma State Cowboys defense actually has a pretty good resume.

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21 Nov 2011, 10:49pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: LSU-Arkansas Might Be Special

Both the Razorbacks and Tigers rank in the top-10 in Special Teams Efficiency (STE), but they excel in different ways. For Arkansas, its the electric punt and kickoff return teams; for LSU, punting and place kicking. Brian Fremeau breaks down the matchups to watch for in between offensive series.

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