Photo credit: Todd Van Emst/Auburn athletics Entering every year, it feels like we have a grasp of how good most college football teams are going to be. We are usually wrong. However, it seems that no one ever knows how good Auburn will be. The Tigers can be contending for a national title, or struggling for bowl eligibility. Auburn fans expect the unexpected at all … [Read more...] about Column: Will Auburn Football Boom or Bust in 2022?
Welcome back to our series of articles going over the preseason win totals for all 131 FBS teams. Thanks to Playoff Predictors for being a free site that allows each and every game to get picked. To ensure that we didn’t just blindly choose overs or unders, all 131 teams had their schedules picked. Explaining the Math All Power 5 win totals and odds are from June 13, so … [Read more...] about 2022 Preseason Football Win Totals: SEC West
Photo courtesy of Alabama athletics This week, ESPN college football analyst Bill Connelly released his updated SP+ preseason projections. Connelly's SP+ formula relies on advanced metrics. His preseason rankings run on three different categories: returning production, recruiting and recent history. The SEC is loaded with teams high on the list. The conference … [Read more...] about Where SEC Teams Sit in the SP+ ESPN Preseason Rankings
Photo credit: Todd Van Emst/Auburn athletics Introduction We've created a 130-team bracket using ESPN's FPI as our ranking system. "But, anyone can create a bracket, how will the games be simulated?" Great question; NCAA Game Sim was used. For each game on the bracket, the matchup was simulated once and every day a write-up will be done. For the matchup, player … [Read more...] about The 128 Team Playoff, Day 85: Auburn vs. Coastal Carolina
Photo courtesy of Georgia athletics As we sit here entering the month of March, we are still have more than 175 days off until Week 0 of the 2022 college football season. Many programs are preparing for spring practice, where Kool-Aid will be served for struggling fan bases. With that said, we have a lot to talk about until the season gets here, and a lot of the offseason is … [Read more...] about Ranking the Best SEC Week 1 Matchups for 2022