Category Archives: Advanced Stats

Advanced Stats – Approximate Value

(Before I begin, to see the full idea behind approximate value, go to this link at Pro-Football-Reference.com. Now, back to the show) So, some of you may be wondering why I’ve been short on posts the last couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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Advanced Stats – SPS 2.0

So, get this. My system that came from Pro Football Reference to project wins for college football teams was something I was unsatisfied. Mainly because no matter what, a team would start out at 4.07 wins, even if a team … Continue reading

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How Will Terrelle Pryor’s Departure Affect Ohio State?

As I’m sure you know by now, the Buckeye’s star QB, Terrelle Pryor, has left Ohio State after scandal and trouble followed him over the past 6-7 months. Ohio State now will likely choose Joe Bauserman, true freshman Braxton Miller, … Continue reading

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Building An Ultimate QB Projection System – Part 2

In part 1, we looked at how a QB improved from year to year through yards per attempt(YPA). Here in part 2, we will detail how I’ve built an early model of how to predict a QB’s performance for next … Continue reading

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2011 Conference Predictions – Big Ten

Today’s conference prediction will center on the new Big Ten alignment. Again, this is not what I project the actual records to be, it’s an approximation of the talent level a team has. In short, it’s a non-formalized power rating … Continue reading

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2011 Conference Predictions – SEC

The conference that has produced the last 5 national champions might see a bit of a shakeup this year. Or at least that’s what the predictive 2011 wins says. First off, what exactly is that crazy number at the bottom … Continue reading

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Advanced Stats – PPS(Power+Speed) Ratings

I have a question to pose to you. How reliable are 40-yard dash times in figuring out how fast a player actually is? There’s obviously some correlation, but is it the single best measurement? Probably not. Yet, one can make … Continue reading

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