Fremeau Efficiency Ratings

College football power ratings and analysis

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FEI Week 3 Ratings and Kickoff Return Value
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FEI Week 3 Ratings and Kickoff Return Value

Terrence Horne had a pair of touchdowns on kickoff returns in South Florida's 49-38 win over Georgia Tech in Week 2. Brian Fremeau looks at the NCAA's new rules on kickoff returns and says that games like Horne's will be a lot less common in 2018.

1 comment, Last at 19 Sep 2018, 5:29pm by Joseph
FEI Week 2 Ratings and Fumble Recovery Value
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FEI Week 2 Ratings and Fumble Recovery Value

The biggest play in college football last weekend might have been when Clemson's K'von Wallace knocked the ball out of Texas A&M receiver Quartney Davis' hands. Brian Fremeau looks at points lost on fumbles and shows that Wallace's play could not have been more valuable.

3 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2018, 10:19pm by Brian Fremeau
FEI Week 1 Ratings and Drive-Ending Value
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FEI Week 1 Ratings and Drive-Ending Value

Washington-Auburn, one of the biggest games of Week 1, was largely defined by the scoring difficulties of both teams. Brian Fremeau explains why an offense can fail to score but still get positive value in his methodology.

FEI Preseason Projections
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FEI Preseason Projections

Coming off their fifth national championship in the last nine years, the Alabama Crimson Tide enter 2018 as the favorites to win it all again.

2 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2018, 1:52pm by Zach Jackson
F/+ Projections vs. the Conventional Wisdom
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F/+ Projections vs. the Conventional Wisdom

Which teams' F/+ projections differ the most from the general fan and media preseason consensus? Here we take a look at three college football teams which are forecasted lower than the conventional wisdom would suggest, and two teams that might outperform expectations.

1 comment, Last at 24 Aug 2018, 10:18am by mlatanza
FEI Final Ratings
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FEI Final Ratings

Another year, another Alabama championship. Is it a good thing for the sport of college football that one program is so dominant over its competition?

FEI Week 14 Ratings
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FEI Week 14 Ratings

The final numbers are in, and they say that Alabama was a better team than Ohio State this year -- but neither team should have been ranked ahead of Auburn.

14 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2018, 4:57am by CarRepairing
FEI Week 13 Ratings
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FEI Week 13 Ratings

With Baker Mayfield closing in on a Heisman Trophy, Brian Fremeau puts the accomplishments of Oklahoma's quarterback and the rest of the Sooners offense into perspective. (Spoiler: They're really, really good.)

FEI Week 12 Ratings
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FEI Week 12 Ratings

Auburn's Daniel Carlson was named as a Groza Award finalist this week, but did the committee do a fair job of finding the best placekickers in the country?

1 comment, Last at 24 Nov 2017, 6:09pm by justanothersteve
FEI Week 11 Ratings
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FEI Week 11 Ratings

Between Notre Dame-Miami, Georgia-Auburn, and Ohio State-Iowa, we're seeing more top-ranked teams suffer blowouts than we have in a long time.