1. The 2014-15 College Football Season: By the Numbers

    Could you define the 2014 season with a single number? Would it be four for the number of first-ever playoff teams, 12 for the number of committee members or even two for the pair ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 6,606 reads 12 comments

  2. Ranking the Top 10 Plays from the 2014-15 College Football Bowl Season

    With 38 bowl games played over 13 days, you caught every single great play…right? Just in case you couldn’t break away from your Yule log or glass of bubbly long enough ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 26,230 reads 30 comments

  3. 10 Stats That Could Affect the College Football Playoff

    Does it really matter that Oregon’s defense ranks No. 105 against the pass? How about Ohio State’s No...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 97,550 reads 17 comments

  4. Ranking the Best Coaching Trees in College Football

    Does Urban Meyer have a better coaching tree than Nick Saban simply because it's got more branches? Though there are a bunch of ways to quantify the most deeply rooted coaching ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 61,202 reads 105 comments

  5. 10 College Football QBs Poised to Break Out in 2015

    Who is next season’s version of this year’s TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin? Boykin went from averaging 100 passing yards per game last season to 309 this year, No. 7 in the FBS...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 9 months ago 19,257 reads 50 comments

  6. 16 College Football Players Who Can Raise NFL Draft Stock This Bowl Season

    Do the 36 non-playoff bowl games mean anything? While each of the 72 teams involved gets to play for real rings and trophies, the titles themselves are hollow...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 9 months ago 1,522 reads 1 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 Best Freshman Running Backs in 2014

    Did you know that 10 true freshman running backs combined for 54 games of 100-plus yards in 2014? That amounts to 8,718 yards in only 54 games (or 161.4 yards per game) by a handful of 18-year-old kids who were all in high school this time last year...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 9 months ago 31,502 reads 128 comments

  8. The Best 'Do-Over' Games for Top 10 College Football Teams

    What if each college football team got a mulligan? Imagine Nick Saban , standing on the sixth tee box (the one at Ole Miss) and snap-hooking his drive out of bounds (aka Blake Sims throwing an interception on the final drive versus the Rebels)...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 9 months ago 15,670 reads 41 comments

  9. 10 College Football Non-Playoff Bowl Matchups We'd Love to See

    Would you pay $100 for a raffle ticket with a grand prize of getting to decide every bowl matchup? Think about it, if your ticket was pulled, you would decide who would play who in each of the 39 bowl games...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 10 months ago 34,513 reads 73 comments

  10. The Most Important Stat for Every College Football Playoff Contender

    How in the world did No. 8 Michigan State—a team averaging 45 points per game and limiting opponents to 23—lose 49-37 at home to No...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 10 months ago 30,521 reads 29 comments

  11. Ranking the Biggest Trap Games Left on the Schedule for CFB Playoff Contenders

    With 14 power-five teams at one loss or less, it looks almost certain that the first-ever College Football Playoff will be embroiled in ugly controversy...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 10 months ago 13,588 reads 19 comments

  12. 10 College Football Players Who Are Much Better Than Their Statistics Show

    With 479 passing yards per game—the most in the FBS —is Washington State’s Connor Halliday really the best quarterback in the nation? And with 170 rushing yards per game—also No...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 10 months ago 35,995 reads 47 comments

  13. 10 QBs Who Aren't Getting Nearly Enough Praise This Season

    Who is the best quarterback in college football? Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott? Oregon’s Marcus Mariota ? Florida State’s Jameis Winston? Ole Miss’ ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 11 months ago 29,612 reads 75 comments

  14. 11 Most Interesting Stats at the Halfway Point of the 2014 CFB Season

    Did you know that there is one power-five team that hasn’t given up a single point in the third quarter this season? And have you heard about the running back who leads the ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 11 months ago 10,466 reads 5 comments

  15. 1 Key Stat Each Undefeated Team Should Know to Avoid Upset This Week

    Did you know that Alabama was ranked No. 106 in turnover margin coming into last Saturday’s game with Ole Miss? It’s a statistic that makes the 23-17 upset loss more ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 11 months ago 3,574 reads 8 comments

  16. Ranking Quarterbacks in Power-5 Conferences by Attempts Per Interception

    Is the most effective quarterback the one who makes the fewest mistakes? In other words, is Pitt’s Chad Voytik—with only four interceptions—a better quarterback ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 11 months ago 7,053 reads 12 comments

  17. Most Important Stat for Each Top 10 Team so Far

    Is any number more significant than the final score? Though the key to building a successful season is actually winning games, identifying the driving force behind victories is critical in predicting continued success...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 12 months ago 29,285 reads 121 comments

  18. Top 25 College Football Teams Guaranteed to Lose More Than 1 Game

    Are Georgia and USC out of the College Football Playoff hunt after losing in Week 3? What about Michigan State, South Carolina, Stanford, Wisconsin, Clemson and Ohio State? Is a ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 12 months ago 14,090 reads 75 comments

  19. 20 Statistics That Will Surprise You After Week 2

    Can anything about college football really shock you? Come on—you are a fan who remembers 2012, when five-loss Wisconsin waltzed into the Big Ten title game and put up 539 yards of rushing on the No...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 12 months ago 35,759 reads 24 comments

  20. Predicting College Football QBs Most Likely to Transfer Next

    Although college football players don't get paid, there is still a big pile of cash on the line for those suffering under amateur status. For many, it’s a deferred payment scheme—play well now, get drafted later and watch the money flow in...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 1 year ago 53,804 reads 70 comments

  21. Predicting Top College Football Week 1 Performers

    Remember the last time you had college football stats for lunch? Yeah, that would have been eight months ago in January, when bowl season wrapped up and you were left with the tail end of the NFL season and basketball to keep you warm at night...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 1 year ago 47,382 reads 71 comments

  22. Predicting College Football's Offensive, Defensive Juggernauts for 2014

    When you look at your team’s 2014 schedule, which opponents keep you tossing and turning in bed at night? Think of the squads that have that rare but lethal combination of ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 1 year ago 63,210 reads 179 comments

  23. 23 College Football Coaches Who Flopped After Changing Jobs

    Here’s a question that wasn ’t on the SAT this year: Rick Neuheisel is to UCLA as Rich Rodriguez is to _____? The answer? Well, obviously, it’s Michigan...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 1 year ago 16,624 reads 15 comments

  24. How Louisville and Notre Dame Could Keep ACC out of College Football Playoff

    What if it's 2026 before the ACC sends another representative to the national championship game? Before you dismiss that as being ridiculous—because it sounds like it ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 1 year ago 19,113 reads 54 comments

  25. Which Teams Could Afford to Be in a College Football Super Division?

    Imagine you get the news that the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big Ten, the Big 12, the Pac-12 and the Southeastern Conference are breaking away from the NCAA to form a new top ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 1 year ago 29,449 reads 33 comments