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FEI Week 6: Game Splits
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FEI Week 6: Game Splits

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.

6 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2016, 9:46am by Brian Fremeau
FEI Week 5: College Kickers
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FEI Week 5: College Kickers

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.

3 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2016, 1:11pm by Brian Fremeau
FEI Week 4: Ratings Check
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FEI Week 4: Ratings Check

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.

3 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2016, 1:29am by peepshowmopguy
FEI Week 3: Turnover Margins
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FEI Week 3: Turnover Margins

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.

8 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2016, 10:05pm by hoegher
FEI Week 2: Early Dominance
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FEI Week 2: Early Dominance

What should we take from the hot starts of schools like Michigan and Washington?

14 comments, Last at 15 Sep 2016, 8:55pm by ramirez
FEI Week 1: Comebacks
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FEI Week 1: Comebacks

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.

1 comment, Last at 08 Sep 2016, 5:54pm by ramirez
FEI 2016 Primer: Most Average
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FEI 2016 Primer: Most Average

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.

4 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2016, 2:53pm by Brian Fremeau
FEI Final: Alabama Again
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FEI Final: Alabama Again

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.

FEI: Bowl Blowouts
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FEI: Bowl Blowouts

Brian Fremeau explores a new method of visualizing the savage beatdowns that Alabama and Clemson administered to Michigan State and Oklahoma.

FEI Week 14: Sparty Yes
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FEI Week 14: Sparty Yes

Brian Fremeau recaps Michigan State's long, long, long march to glory against Iowa.

9 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2015, 2:56am by Eleutheria