Brian Fremeau examines the North Carolina Tar Heels' outlook for 2014, writing that UNC could win the ACC Coastal Division and challenge for the conference title based on the team's returning talent and favorable schedule.
Brian Fremeau compares the nation's six undefeated FBS teams by analyzing how they would fare against one another's schedule. Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State, Baylor, Northern Illinois and Fresno State are examined.
Using in-depth efficiency metrics, Brian Fremeau compares the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes to similar BCS title contenders from recent seasons to gauge whether OSU can earn a spot in the national championship game.
Brian Fremeau writes that Nebraska, which suffered a precipitous drop after capturing multiple national championships in the mid-1990s, is poised to rise again with a few fixes. To start, the Cornhuskers must improve on defense and special teams.
Brian Fremeau writes that while new Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich inherits a deep team, recent history shows that top programs often regress under new coaches. Whether Helfrich can maintain Chip Kelly's dominance may depend on defensive success.
Brian Fremeau ranks the top 10 college football teams from the past five seasons that did not play in the BCS title game, examining how each -- including the 2012 Oregon Ducks and Kansas State Wildcats -- would have fared in a four-team playoff.