Brian Fremeau writes that division alignment and unbalanced scheduling are keeping the best teams in each league from playing each other in conference title games, which could become problematic when a playoff system is instituted in 2014.
Not all Week 1 wins are created equal. Brian Fremeau provides a look at which opening weekend victors got the biggest jump in their season win total projections, and which ones actually saw their win odds diminished.
On the heels of Insider's "20 teams that can win it all" series, Brian Fremeau looks at five hyped teams heading into the 2012 season that are at least one year away from title contention, including the Michigan Wolverines.
Brian Fremeau of Football Outsiders looks at teams that currently reside outside of college football's elite tier but could still make a run at a BCS bowl. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Oregon Ducks are two of the teams that make the cut.
Brian Fremeau of Football Outsiders breaks down the probability of victory when an elite team faces top-15 opponents in consecutive weeks. If Alabama can get past Florida this weekend, its toughest two-game stretch would be over.