Brian Fremeau Football Outsiders Staff

Brian Fremeau

Staff Writer
College Football
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, bcftoys.com. 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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UCLA on the Rise

Zach Charbonnet has the Bruins rolling. Brian Fremeau looks at UCLA and other teams that have looked surprisingly good this season, including Marshall and Rutgers. He also looks at disappointments such as LSU, Louisville, and Northwestern.

NCAA Week 1 September 08, 2021, 12:40 pm ET
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NCAA Week 1 September 08, 2021, 12:40 pm ET
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Special Victory For Illinois

The Fighting Illini's upset over Nebraska was fueled by scores on defense and special teams (including one of the wackiest punt returns you'll ever see). Brian Fremeau explains the impact those sorts of plays do (and don't) have in his ratings.

NCAA Week 0 September 01, 2021, 10:39 am ET
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NCAA Week 0 September 01, 2021, 10:39 am ET
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FEI Week 12 Ratings

Giles Jackson's 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown was one of many important special teams plays in Michigan's 48-42 triple-overtime win over Rutgers. Brian Fremeau checks the numbers to see if performance in the kicking game has really been that bad in 2020.

November 25, 2020, 2:47 pm ET
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November 25, 2020, 2:47 pm ET
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