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FEI Week 1: Quick First Step
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FEI Week 1: Quick First Step

Can the South Carolina Gamecocks recover from their faceplant against Texas A&M?

FEI Primer: Right and Wrong
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FEI Primer: Right and Wrong

Brian Fremeau looks back at some of his favorite mistakes from 2013, and unveils the final preseason FEI ratings.

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FEI Primer: Elite Characteristics
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FEI Primer: Elite Characteristics

There will be four teams in the inaugural College Football Playoff at the end of the season. What common characteristics will distinguish these teams above all others?

1 comment, Last at 23 Aug 2014, 11:39am by Dad2sca
FEI Primer: Degree of Difficulty
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FEI Primer: Degree of Difficulty

We don’t know how the playoff selection committee will measure it, or how much of a factor it will be, but strength of schedule has never been more important in college football. Probably.

Final 2013 FEI Ratings
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Final 2013 FEI Ratings

How did FEI consider the worth of various events in the championship game? Well, one kickoff return can really swing a season's worth of data.

10 comments, Last at 09 Jan 2014, 6:20pm by cfn_ms
FEI Week 15
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FEI Week 15

It might not surprise you to see Florida State, Auburn, Alabama, and Stanford as FEI's top four teams. The order might.

9 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2014, 12:37pm by Tpowers
FEI Week 14
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FEI Week 14

The 109-yard "Kick Six" in the Iron Bowl was the most exciting and important play of the season. As a bonus, it helped us fix a glitch in our special teams ratings.

5 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2013, 7:36pm by Sid
FEI Week 13: What Makes Alabama Special
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FEI Week 13: What Makes Alabama Special

The unit driving Alabama on their title run most this year is ... special teams?

5 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2013, 9:54am by Default
FEI Week 12: Halftime Adjustments
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FEI Week 12: Halftime Adjustments

The best team in college football in second halves? Try Oregon, who finally pushed Utah down the FEI rankings.

4 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2013, 5:21am by Brian Fremeau
FEI Week 11: The Games That Matter
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FEI Week 11: The Games That Matter

What was the most important game of the weekend? Alabama over LSU? Stanford over Oregon? Or was it Virginia Tech over Miami?

4 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2013, 5:56am by Brian Fremeau