Category Archives: Player Comparisons

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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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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Building An Ultimate QB Projection System – Part 1

Maybe, I’m a little crazy. However, the reason I got into statistical research of football is to see where a player’s true value actually is, and to see if, somewhere down the line, I could build a projection system that … 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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Perfection in college football – How many QB’s have posted a “perfect game”?

In baseball, a perfect game is retiring all 27 batters(or, in Armando Gallaraga’s case, 28) in order. In order to pitch a perfect game, a number of factors must come into play. First, you need to be good. Super good. … Continue reading

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Who’s Better – Tyler Bray or Aaron Murray

Tyler Bray and Aaron Murray were some of the two most talked about freshmen in the country last year. Murray, the redshirt freshman Georgia QB, is considered to be a rising star and dark horse Heisman contender. Meanwhile, Tyler Bray, … Continue reading

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