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  1. Mississippi State Bulldogs, Oregon Ducks, Alabama Crimson Tide am...

    Brian Fremeau

    From weak field-goal kicking to not capitalizing on turnovers, Brian Fremeau looks at what could be the fatal flaw for the top six teams in the CFP Rankings.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  2. Which one-loss playoff contenders are likeliest to run the table?...

    Brian Fremeau

    Which one-loss playoff contenders are likeliest to run the table? Nebraska leads the way to the playoff, while Notre Dame has toughest road ahead, writes Brian Fremeau.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  3. Projecting every team with at least a 5 percent chance of making ...

    Brian Fremeau

    After a wild Week 6, Brian Fremeau crunches the numbers and projects a conference-by-conference breakdown of which teams have the best chances of making the inaugural College Football Playoff.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  4. Projecting Stanford-Notre Dame, Oklahoma-TCU and Nebraska-Michiga...

    Brian Fremeau

    There are six college football games this weekend between ranked opponents, but Brian Fremeau takes a look at the three outside the SEC West, using similar past matchups to predict the outcome.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  5. Utah Utes, Auburn Tigers among undefeated teams with toughest rem...

    Brian Fremeau

    Insider Brian Fremeau projects the toughest and easiest paths to 12-0 among the country's 25 remaining undefeated teams.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  6. Kansas State Wildcats among teams that can demolish playoff conte...

    Brian Fremeau

    Insider Brian Fremeau uses his Football Outsiders' projection system to identify four teams that aren't in the playoff picture but could derail contenders. The season-spoiling could begin Thursday night in Manhattan, Kansas.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  7. Georgia Bulldogs, Alabama Crimson Tide lead wide open SEC title r...

    Brian Fremeau

    Insider Brian Fremeau uses his projection system to handicap the SEC title race and sizes up the obstacles that lie ahead for the top teams in the SEC pecking order, predicting a regular-season record for each.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  8. Florida State's schedule weakest among Power 5 contenders -- Coll...

    Brian Fremeau

    Insider Brian Fremeau projects how Florida State would fare against the schedules of the division favorites in the other Power 5 leagues. The result: at least one extra loss against Alabama's, Georgia's, Oregon's and USC's schedules.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  9. Teams hurt most by strength of schedule in 2014 - College Footbal...

    Brian Fremeau

    Which college football teams face a much tougher projected schedule in 2014? Brian Fremeau has the top five, including two BCS bowl winners from 2013.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  10. Teams most helped by 2014 schedule strength - college football

    Brian Fremeau

    Which college football teams will benefit most from a shift in schedule strength?

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  11. College Football - Texas, Texas A&M among dark-horse playoff cont...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau identifies five dark-horse playoff contenders, including Texas A&M and Texas.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  12. Why the North Carolina Tar Heels are an ACC contender - College F...

    Brian Fremeau

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  13. How top-five BCS teams compare to past champions - College Footba...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau uses similarity scores to compare the top five teams in the current BCS standings to past national title contenders.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  14. Ohio State Buckeyes top list of teams likely to stay undefeated -...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau ranks college football's eight unbeaten teams according to the odds they will win the rest of their remaining regular-season games. Also, a look at win-out odds for one-loss teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  15. Missouri Tigers' chances to remain unbeaten, contend for title - ...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau evaluates the chances for Missouri to finish the regular season undefeated and compares the Tigers to past contenders to see whether they can sustain their surprising start to the 2013 season.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  16. Oklahoma Sooners a legit title contender - College Football

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau writes why Oklahoma has what it takes to be a BCS title contender. He points to a strong offensive and defensive profile, and a suddenly easier schedule overall as factors.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013