cat-right

Power 5 Conferences – Offensive & Defen...

Yesterday one of our readers @brettallred tweeted me a great article on Oklahoma State’s returning lettermen: Cowboys have smallest percentage of returning lettermen in nation. This tweet and article coincided with an email I had received earlier in the day from Keeper’s College Football Ratings whereby they gave TSE permission to republish their detailed report on FBS personnel lost from last season.  The report...

Top 12 College Football Preseason Resources

Last week I answered a question from one of our readers on how I go about preparing for the upcoming college football season. In the article I mentioned a few of the websites that I read to help me stay up to date on teams and conferences throughout the country. I said that I would write a more detailed post this week covering those resources and several others. Twitter As a prelude to the top 12 college football preseason...

Preparing for College Football 2014

I had an email exchange with one of our readers last week that I would like to share with you. The exchange started when he asked me “ …. during your downtime …..” “Downtime?” I responded. “I am already hard at work gathering information for our 2014 PAC 12 Betting Prospectus (which I am).” This prompted the following excellent email and question(s) from our longtime reader and subscriber Dennis H: Okay Pez,...

Preseason College Football: How Important are Retu...

How important are returning starters when analyzing preseason college football information? Spring practices are in full swing, fan forums and message boards are lighting up with false hope and wishful thinking and beat writers are trying to convince us that some redshirt freshman has the “potential” to become the next RG3. But the main topic of conversation this time of year and right up through August always seems to be...

Three underlying reasons why college teams have su...

How many times have we heard the statement “I never saw that coming” after college football teams have much better seasons than expected? Before the start of each season, we all look for the obvious strengths and weaknesses of each team, beginning with returning starters, QB, coach, etc. But I believe there are 3 underlying factors that can determine if a team is getting ready to have a breakout season. Almost...