Brian Fremeau Football Outsiders Staff

Brian Fremeau

Staff Writer
College Analyst
Since 2006
South Bend, IN

BRIAN FREMEAU contributes the Fremeau Efficiency Index (FEI) has been analyzing college football drive stats for Football Outsiders since 2006. More of his findings can be found on his own site, A lifelong Fighting Irish fan, Brian can be found every home football Saturday in Notre Dame Stadium. He can be found there every day, in fact, due to his campus facility operations responsibilities. He lives in South Bend, Indiana, with his wife and two daughters.

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FEI Week 10 Ratings

Thanks in large part to a fumble-return touchdown by linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Clemson Tigers last weekend despite going nearly an hour of game time without an offensive touchdown. Brian Fremeau looks at Notre Dame and other teams that have played with a lead more often than not, and ponders the effects of schedule strength in this strange college football season.

Nov 11, 2020

FEI Week 9 Ratings

Another week in college football, another round of questions about how to handle this bizarre season. How do you evaluate teams such as Wisconsin, that have played only one game? What about Pac-12 and MAC teams that are only just getting started? And what can preseason projections tell us about BYU and LSU?

Nov 04, 2020