Was South Carolina's 20-17 victory over Georgia the biggest upset of the college football season? Not quite -- especially not with what we know about both teams now.
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Maryland's Javon Leake returned a kickoff for a touchdown against Rutgers, but more and more kickoffs every season are leaving drives at precisely the 25-yard line. Brian Fremeau explains why, and how that might affect the game.
You may not have noticed with the way some teams have lit up the scoreboard, but shutouts are actually up this year, especially if you ignore garbage-time scores. The Big Ten -- including Chase Young and the Ohio State Buckeyes -- is leading the defensive charge.
One month into the college football season, we look at which teams have surprised -- include center Tyler Biadasz and the Wisconsin Badgers, now a serious contender to make the playoff -- and which have disappointed.
How unusual were Michigan State's kicking woes against Arizona State? Why may that not matter so long as the Spartans keep playing otherworldly defense?
Brian Fremeau has redesigned his college football rating system to better predict how teams will fare each week and each season. It's higher on Mississippi State and Auburn than you might expect, but lower on teams such as the Texas Longhorns and Justin Herbert's Oregon Ducks.
Alabama was the best team all year, but Clemson was the best team in the postseason. The SEC was the best conference, but were its second-tier teams really that much better than everyone else? It was a screwy season in college football, and it's sending Brian Fremeau back to the drawing board.
Jerry Jeudy and Alabama were very good this year, just like we all expected. Same goes for their Playoff competitors in Clemson, Oklahoma, and Notre Dame, and other top teams like Ohio State and Washington. Brian Fremeau looks back at a year filled with boring predictability and tries to find out why good teams don't play each other anymore.
Not long ago, Benny Snell and the Kentucky Wildcats were riding high at 7-1, but then back-to-back losses to Georgia and Tennessee brought them back to earth. Brian Fremeau looks at which other teams have declined throughout this season, and which have made the biggest improvements.
Sometimes, the final score doesn't tell the whole story. Brian Fremeau goes through the Playoff contenders and looks at which teams have jumped out to big leads early (Alabama) and which have spent more time flirting with disaster (Washington State).