Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

28 May 2009, 11:14am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: 2008 Offensive Buffet

In the latest offseason VN column, Bill Connelly dives deep into offensive rankings to see what they may say about 2009.

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7 comments, Last at 03 Jun 2009, 4:58pm by bird jam

15 Apr 2009, 03:25pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: A '+' look back at 2008

Bill Connelly looks back at the 2008 Varsity Numbers statistics to see who was underrated or overrated (sorry, Mountaineers fans) last season, then compares his numbers to Brian Fremeau's to see where they disagree.

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23 comments, Last at 28 May 2009, 5:58pm by pokes

07 Jan 2009, 10:37am by Bill Connelly

BCS Championship Preview

Our BCS Championship preview is now a three-ring extravaganza. Bill Connelly and Brian Fremeau look at the game through the numbers, and Russell Levine has the SDA podcast featuring both of them plus Orson Swindle. Then it's open discussion as Florida takes on Oklahoma tonight.

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47 comments, Last at 09 Jan 2009, 4:38pm by notanOUfan

26 Dec 2008, 12:20pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Bring Back the Quick Kick

Bill Connelly looks at the rates for success in college football for different down-and-distance situations. Sometimes you should go for it, and sometimes you should dust off the quick kick.

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17 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2009, 4:54pm by Jeff