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  1. The Marriage of Stats and Football

    Bill Barnwell

    Want to know how big the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference has become? In the middle of the football analytics panel that I appeared on, I referenced the research that has been conducted on the futility of icing the kicker, only for panel moderat...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  2. The Stanford Defense vs. Everett Golson: The Key Battle to Watch

    Matt Hinton

    A month ago, on the heels of Notre Dame's season-opening win over Rice, I wrote about Everett Golson's game according to the usual template. I played up his elusiveness ("his mobility is a defining asset") and...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  3. Mississippi's Moment: The Newly Relevant Rebels and Bulldogs...

    Matt Hinton

    On Saturday, the two most anticipated, high-profile games of the college football weekend will kick off around 100 miles apart, in Oxford and Starkville, Mississippi, and the locals are more than a little enthusiastic. They're frea...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  4. The Quiet Genius

    Michael Weinreb

    Out on the dangling elbow of the Oregon coast, in a port town set against the Coos River, a teacher named Bruce Bryant sometimes points to a photograph affixed to a bulletin board in his classroom. "Hey," he'll ask his s...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  5. The ‘Heart of a Champion’ Question Finally Hits Flori...

    Matt Hinton

    Viewed in a vacuum, Florida State's come-from-behind, 56-41 win over North Carolina State on Saturday is an inkblot we can interpret in multiple ways. On the one hand, it's impossible to deny that the defending champs looked listl...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  6. Tortoise and the Hogs: Bret Bielema’s B1G Blueprint Takes H...

    Matt Hinton

    One of the effects of the ongoing offensive revolution at all levels of football is that the target for what qualifies as "conservative" or "old school" or "physical" keeps shifting, and oft...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  7. A Defense to Match: Appreciating the Stingy Spartans in the Offen...

    Chris B. Brown

    Mark Dantonio and Pat Narduzzi have shared a sideline for more than a decade, first at Cincinnati and now at Michigan State, and in the process they've forged one of college football's great coaching pairings. In recent years the head coach...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  8. Georgia Tech Spring Football: Not Soft-Nosed, But Wet-Nosed

    Holly Anderson

    As college football ventures further into the mathy realm of advanced stats, we have a couple requests for measurable metrics we'd like to see developed: * Cussedness. The poor holler cousin of what the pundit class smoothly refers to as &...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  9. Seven Predictions for College Football's Second Half Based on One...

    Ed Feng

    We've hit college football's midway mark, but what do we really know? At this point last season, Oregon and Kansas State looked like legitimate BCS championship contenders, Geno Smith looked like a stronger Heisman candidate than Johnny Manziel, and ...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. Breaking down the best of the NFL stats

    Bill Barnwell

    Here are the four new-school football stats that attempt to predict the 2012 season.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  11. Bill Barnwell on Las Vegas and the NFL

    Bill Barnwell

    For the 2011-12 NFL season, we've sent our football stats guy to Las Vegas to cover the NFL, over/unders, props, money lines, and every other way to set your money on fire.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011