Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Sep 2013, 01:14pm by Matt Waldman

Flashes: QB Chase Rettig, Boston College

Most don’t project Chase Rettig as a draft worthy quarterback heading into the 2013 college season. Matt Waldman thinks Rettig does well enough to earn consideration in early May even if his team continues its underwhelming play.

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2 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2013, 2:06pm by sundown

05 Aug 2013, 12:29pm by Brian Fremeau

Maximizing Fumble Luck

Painting with a broad brush, fumble recoveries are a fairly random event. The Mathlete refines the analysis.

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22 comments, Last at 10 Feb 2016, 4:39pm by amyahlom

31 Jul 2013, 04:42pm by Rivers McCown

Study Hall: College Football, Its Stats and Its Stories

Bill Connelly, in addition to the work he did on the college football section of Football Outsiders Almanac 2013, also found time to write another book this offseason. Study Hall: College Football, Its Stats and Its Stories is on CreateSpace now, and will hit Amazon later this week. Obviously I am biased as I know Bill and enjoy editing his work thoroughly, but he is as good as it gets in the college football field.

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12 Jun 2013, 03:16am by Matt Waldman

Houston RB Charles Sims: McFadden-Murray Disciple

Charles Sims is a disciple of the McFadden-Murray school of running back. Matt Waldman is going to show you why.

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8 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2015, 8:53pm by sam2000

03 Jun 2013, 09:37am by Matt Waldman

Early `14 Take: Rutgers WR Brandon Coleman

Coleman has the physical gifts of a top prospect, but does he have the technical skills and supporting cast to help him make a case?

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1 comment, Last at 03 Jun 2013, 10:05am by Shalimar

27 Mar 2013, 06:37pm by Rivers McCown

A Metrics Breakdown of Top (College) Pass Rushers

Greg Peshek of The Sideline View measures Barkevious Mingo, Dion Jordan, Bjorn Werner, Cornelius Carradine, and Alex Okafor against each other with data from STATS.

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14 comments, Last at 13 Apr 2013, 9:16pm by Scott Crowder

16 Mar 2013, 02:18pm by Rivers McCown

The No-Back Formation: College Football's Curveball

Over at Football Study Hall, our own Bill Connelly dissects a sample of college football snaps with no running backs and tests some truisms with the data.

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19 comments, Last at 22 Mar 2013, 2:15am by Jennie P. Bryant

14 Mar 2013, 05:02pm by Brian Fremeau

Data-Driven Selection Committee

Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated enlisted the help of Bill Connelly, Brian Fremeau, and a few other college football and basketball stat gurus to help frame the conversation about the future college football playoff selection process. Selecting and seeding a four-team playoff requires an entirely different process than the one employed in the NCAA selection of the annual 68-team basketball tournament field. The panel of stat experts share their perspectives on the data that needs to be part of that process.

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6 comments, Last at 15 Mar 2013, 5:05pm by LionInAZ

28 Feb 2013, 08:50pm by Matt Waldman

The Boiler Room Series: Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib

Is the NFL sleeping on Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib or is he Russ Lande's ranking of him as his top player on his draft board crazy talk? Not as crazy as you might think.

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5 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2013, 8:48pm by cisforcookie

27 Feb 2013, 05:16pm by Matt Waldman

The Kaepernick Project: FSU QB E.J. Manuel

In light of the Alex Smith deal, I wouldn’t be surprised if the Kansas City Chiefs has an eye on E.J. Manuel as a project to develop behind Alex Smith ala Colin Kaepernick.

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12 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2013, 1:59pm by Mikey Benny