ESPN’s Greg Ostendorf wrote a solid advance on Sept. 12 previewing the weekend’s matchup between then-No. 25 Ole Miss and Texas. Ostendorf did a job setting up the storyline on how the Rebels were trying to avenge the embarrassing 66-31 loss to the Longhorns a year ago. He then goes on to say how the teams differ from last year, and what the Rebels expect heading into the matchup.
James Walker of ESPN displayed a simple advance to the Dolphins vs. Colts contest on Sept. 14. Walker picked out some of the storylines and matchups to look out for. He did a good job of using stats in his explanation of the Dolphins’ rushing attack and described ways how the Dolphins could get Mike Wallace the football.