There was no singularly dominant team in 2010, so the most dramatic won. I approve.
A season of what-ifs ends with a massive what-if.
Mike Leach loves to poke fun at the need for run/pass balance, but is balance the ultimate goal of an offense?
Defenses struck back, Urban Meyer burned out, and [dons Mizzou homer hat] Golden Tate stole Danario Alexander’s Biletnikoff.
This year was weird and sloppy and super fun ... with a disappointing (because of injury) ending.
Using statistics to determine college football’s biggest coaching overachievers and underachievers.
Four of the best teams of the 2000s all took the field in the same year.
We had record-setting offensive numbers and a 3-0 bowl game. 2008 was strange and memorable.
The Badgers love to put opposing LBs and Ss in tough spots where they have to out-execute specialists at the point of attack. However their TE development may only be in the early stages of potential.
Stanford had to move away from their ground and pound strategies in 2018 only to see their offensive output increase despite the dramatic decrease in Bryce Love’s production. Is a permanent adaptation coming in Palo Alto?
The Big 12 and SEC combined for 12 of the top 20 teams in the country in 2007, and the best team in the country fell short.
The greatest season ever, told through stats and videos.
LSU and Hawaii peaked one year, then won big the next. Timing is strange in this sport.
From the Notre Dame hype to the Florida title game swarm.
Read about the changes I’m making below. Also: Texas now beats USC in the spreadsheets, too.
Spread offenses are breaking all the normal rules of engagement in order to create favorable matchups for their top receivers. To adjust, defenses are going to have to throw out the rules as well and embrace the matchup game.
Using advanced box scores and highlights to look at the key games of the historic 2005 college football season.
West Virginia replaced cutting edge offensive mind Dana Holgorsen with another Air Raid coach from the Mike Leach coaching tree. But this one has a more holistic approach to winning football games.
A look at historical Special Teams S&P+ and what it can tell us about certain coaches.
The inevitable "pass to set up the run" paradigm of the spread offense and the hybridization of skill talent has a lot of ramifications for the RB position in the coming years.
Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers have built a Big 12-style program that has toppled Alabama and changed the game for top programs that want to win a championship.
The main concept behind the spread offense is pushing offensive football down a slippery slope in which the RB can no longer serve as the featured bell cow of an offense.
Did it seem to you like the wrong team was winning a lot of this year’s bowls? The stats agree.
You’re far more likely to win with heft than without it.