The craziest, most unpredictable college football of our lives has left us with a surprising top four of ... Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, and Ohio State. Brian Fremeau breaks down the numbers to see if the results of 2020 have really been that difficult to forecast.
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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.
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?
Michael Penix and Indiana won a thriller against Penn State on Saturday, but does that really mean they were the better team? Brian Fremeau shows how the Nittany Lions dominated the action for most of the game and will probably be the stronger Big Ten contender going forward.
CJ Marable and Coastal Carolina are 3-0. Notre Dame is 4-0. Brian Fremeau looks at strength of schedule in this weird, weird season and explains why the Chanticleers' record is more impressive than that of the Fighting Irish.
As is usually the case for the Alabama Crimson Tide, we know Mac Jones and the offense are going to score points. The only question is whether Nick Saban's defense can stop anyone.
Brian Fremeau tries to make sense of an especially nonsensical college football season. What's behind the success of Zach Wilson and the BYU Cougars? What has gone so wrong for the Florida State Seminoles?
So much has changed in college football over the last few months, and so much of it is difficult to measure. But we can measure the change in each team's schedule. Here are updated FEI projections for all 130 teams (including those not scheduled to play) with mean win projections and odds of making the CFP based on current schedules.
Were Ed Orgeron, Joe Burrow, and the LSU Tigers the best team in 2019? Were they the best team of all time?
Tigers, Tigers, burning bright, in the bayous of the night. Burrow and Lawrence will let it rip. Who will win the championship?