College football power ratings and analysis
Championship-caliber teams usually have a track record of blowouts, such as Michigan's 63-3 domination of Hawaii in Week 1. Plus: Washington State and W. Michigan exceed expectations in 2016.
Brian Fremeau explains why Virginia Tech's 34-3 hammering of North Carolina was the best defensive game any team has played so far this year.
Just how unusual was Nick Weiler's 54-yarder at the gun to beat Florida State? It was the kind of kick you see just a few times in a decade.
With Alabama holding serve as the nation's top team, Brian Fremeau explains how good play-by-play teams can still struggle drive-by-drive -- and vice versa.
Loose balls and turnovers doomed Texas against California, and it wasn't the first time the Longhorns have been undone by a failure to hang on to the football.
What should we take from the hot starts of schools like Michigan and Washington?
Florida State had to climb out of a deep hole to beat Ole Miss, but as Brian Fremeau explains, this is nothing new for the Seminoles.
Brian Fremeau is back for his 10th season of college football advanced stats at Football Outsiders, with a lesson on average teams (like Arkansas State) and updated FEI projections for 2016.
The national championship game will long be remembered for the flurry of scores over the final ten minutes, but two key stops by Alabama before that flurry began were just as crucial.
Brian Fremeau explores a new method of visualizing the savage beatdowns that Alabama and Clemson administered to Michigan State and Oklahoma.