The Fremeau Efficiency Index (FEI) and its component metrics are generated from each of the nearly 20,000 FBS possessions played every season. The field position data on this page is a function of all possessions in 2015 FBS vs. FBS games, excluding first-half clock-kills and end-of-game garbage drives and scores.
FPA: Field Position Advantage, the share of the value of total starting field position earned by each team against its opponents.
SFP: Starting Field Position, average distance in yards from end zone on offensive non-garbage possessions.
Opp SFP: Opponent Starting Field Position, average distance in yards from end zone on opponent offensive non-garbage possessions.
SFP Del: Starting Field Position Delta, the difference between offensive starting field position and opponent offensive starting field position.
ShF: Short Field Drives, the percentage of offensive possessions started at midfield or on the opponent's side of the field.
Opp ShF: Opponent Short Field Drives, the percentage of opponent offensive possessions started at midfield or on the team's side of the field.
LoF: Long Field Drives, the percentage of offensive possessions started inside the team's own 20-yard line.
Opp LoF: Opponent Long Field Drives, the percentage of opponent offensive possessions started inside the opponent's own 20-yard line.
Overall ratings and splits for Offense, Defense, Special Teams, and Field Position can be found using the drop-down menus provided above. Other supplemental drive-based data can be found here.
FEI Field Position will be updated beginning after Week 7 of the college football season.