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  1. Evaluating college football teams based on top-25 votes and gradu...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    How do college football teams measure up when combining top-25 votes with their graduation success? ESPN Grade has the answer.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  2. Factoring in academics for College Football Playoff -- Tuesday Mo...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    If you factor in graduation rate, the teams going to the College Football Playoff would look different, Tuesday Morning Quarterback writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014
  3. Are high football scores a bad thing? -- Tuesday Morning Quarterb...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Scoring is the trend, from high school football to the pros. Tuesday Morning Quarterback ponders if it will make the game more boring.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  4. TMQ: College football teams that topped 50 points

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Scoring is increasing throughout all levels of football, and college football at all levels is no exception.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  5. NFL borrows prep, college plays -- Tuesday Morning Quarterback

    Gregg Easterbrook

    The big ideas on offense in the NFL in recent seasons - the zone read rush, the spread option action, the quick-snap no-huddle - come from prep or college play, TMQ notes.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  6. Tuesday Morning Quarterback - ESPN Grade debut; 2014 AFC Preview

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Gregg Easterbrook explains the new ESPN Grade system of evaluation college football and previews the 2014 AFC season.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  7. Evaluating college football teams based on top 25 votes and gradu...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    How do college football teams measure up when combining top 25 votes with their graduation success? ESPN Grade has the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  8. Tuesday Morning Quarterback - Everything about football is speedi...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Gregg Easterbrook looks at how the NFL, like American society, is speeding up, and then he gets caught up with all sorts of offseason nonsense.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  9. Excerpt on painkillers abuse in NFL from 'The King of Sports' by ...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    An excerpt from Gregg Easterbrook's book looks at how painkiller abuse has joined head trauma as one of the NFL's ugly truths exposed by former players.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  10. Seattle's Super Bowl dominance could mean NFL emphasis switches b...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    A decade of offensive explosion had teams chasing the trend. Will the copycat league go back to a focus on defense?

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  11. Football gods smile on Super Bowl with Denver offense against Sea...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Denver's scoreboard-spinning offense takes on Seattle's outstanding defense in the Super Bowl, where defense often rules.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  12. Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers becoming known for West ...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Surprisingly, the trendy West Coast is shining the light on traditional football.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  13. How the NFL's scoring uptick is explained by Texas high school fo...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    The advent of seven-on-seven brought passing offenses to the forefront in Texas' most football-crazed state, and that fast-pace ethos has translated to the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  14. Princeton grad Jason Garrett leads the Dallas Cowboys' dreadful f...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Multiple choice question on the entrance examination for Princeton University: When holding a big lead in the second half, a football team should: 1. Keep the clock moving. 2. Run the ball. 3. Employ clock-management tactics. 4. Pass, pass, pass, ...

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  15. TMQ wonders how the Dallas Cowboys can be such a complete disaste...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Dallas' Princeton-educated coach oversees a team with low football IQ while an owner who spends lavishly has no depth to show for it.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  16. Virginia Tech does football right

    Gregg Easterbrook

    "The King of Sports" weighs the good and the bad of football's impact on the United States, ending with a chapter on safety and money reforms that could make the game "just as exciting and popular, but no longer notorious." The book's positive exampl...

    Blog | October 24, 2013