Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

25 Sep 2009, 10:45am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Checking the Rankings

Has USC fallen much from its loss to Washington? How do the 120 FBS schools rank in play-by-play ratings after three weeks? And how do S&P ratings differ from FEI?

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13 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2009, 12:57pm by DaninPhilly

18 Sep 2009, 11:20am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Miracle Malzahn?

Of all the early season surprises, few have been quite as jarring as Auburn's punishing, competent offense. Bill Connelly takes a look at offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn's early miracle work and the SEC West race.

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2 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2009, 1:31pm by Dr. Trying Not to be Grammar-Obsessed, but Come On

11 Sep 2009, 11:06am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: What Is This, 2006?

Does the Notre Dame-Michigan game have meaning for the first time in three years? Bill Connelly investigates.

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6 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2009, 5:51pm by Bill Connelly

04 Sep 2009, 04:35pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers Talks Turnovers

We know that turnover margins can swing like a pendulum from one year to another, but what if we apply an actual point value to year-to-year swings in turnover costliness? Bill Connelly investigates.

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3 comments, Last at 03 Sep 2011, 9:08pm by MalloryRay

25 Aug 2009, 06:39am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Is Uncle Mo Really Your Friend?

In the latest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes a look at momentum and whether it can actually sustain itself over an eight-month offseason.

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5 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2009, 3:15pm by jgrenci@zoominternet.net

12 Aug 2009, 12:32pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers' Four-Man Front

In the latest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes a look at the top defensive lines across the nation, and begins the search for the country's top individual linemen.

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3 comments, Last at 13 Aug 2009, 7:57am by Bill Connelly

28 Jul 2009, 03:32pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers Takes on the Hosses

In this edition of Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes on the big uglies in the trenches and examines what that could mean for another recent VN topic, POE.

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3 comments, Last at 30 Jul 2009, 11:41am by Mike

14 Jul 2009, 09:39am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Introducing POE

In the newest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly introduces a new tool for evaluating college running backs: Points Over Expected (POE).

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16 comments, Last at 16 Sep 2010, 6:16am by edwin.

02 Jul 2009, 11:15am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: The Perfect Playoff

Make no mistake: a college football playoff is going to happen someday. In the latest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly suggests the best possible playoff option.

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131 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2010, 8:55pm by Mikey Benny

19 Jun 2009, 11:05am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers Gets Defensive

In the latest Varsity Numbers column, Bill Connelly digs deep into defensive numbers and comes up with one key question: Was TCU's defense really as good as the numbers insist?

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9 comments, Last at 22 Jun 2009, 9:02am by Theo