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  1. Will Iowa's 'Moneyball' recruiting pay off?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Anyone who follows Iowa football, even casually, knows the Hawkeyes are a developmental program -- and damn proud of it. They've repeatedly taken the overlooked and underappreciated and made them into excellent college players, and NFL draft picks. ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  2. Badgers get boost from Ball's surprise call

    Adam Rittenberg

    It has been a rough few days for the Wisconsin Badgers, who lost their second consecutive Rose Bowl on Monday and lost two more assistant coaches Wednesday. But the week is ending on a very good note: "MoneyBall" is waiting to cash in. Translat...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  3. Montee Ball breaks B1G touchdown record

    Brian Bennett

    All hail "Moneyball." Wisconsin running back Montee Ball is the new Big Ten single-season record holder for touchdowns after he just reached the end zone for the third time today against Minnesota. The record-breaker was a 3-yard plunge to give hi...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  4. Boise State's 'Moneyball' success

    Ryan McGee

    "I don't do stars." Dan Hawkins says it with a laugh and with an intentional double meaning. Now an ESPN analyst, it was Hawkins who transformed the Boise State Broncos football program from a "Where?" program into its current position as Ameri...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  5. CFB - Boise State Broncos' 'Moneybal' success

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee evaluates the Boise State Broncos' "Moneyball" success, examining how they have exploited inefficienies in the recruiting market.

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  6. Texas DC Diaz takes a unique approach

    David Ubben

    Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, like millions of others, read Moneyball after it was released in 2003. The book followed Billy Bean and the Oakland Athletics' approach to advanced statistics. However, unlike most, Diaz tried to extrapolate...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  7. College Football: Advanced stats, "Moneyball" help Texas Longhorn...

    Bruce Feldman

    Bruce Feldman continues his series on the stats that matter, chatting with Texas Longhorns defensive coordinator Manny Diaz about the influence that "Moneyball" and advanced stats have on the way he evaluates his team.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  8. 2011 NFL draft: Why Christian Ponder is a better NFL QB than Jake...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner analyzes former Washington Huskies QB Jake Locker and explains why scouts have him currently overrated. His physical makeup is astonishing, but in terms of QB play, Christian Ponder is actually the superior talent.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  9. College Football: Every week in the Big 12 can be a fireworks sho...

    Chris Sprow

    ESPN Insider looks at No. 2 Texas, one of the most complete college football teams in the nation. In Colt McCoy's final year in Austin, the 'Horns seem to have all the pieces ready for a BCS title run.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009