05 Aug 2013
Painting with a broad brush, fumble recoveries are a fairly random event. Offenses tend to recover approximately 50 percent of fumbles. The Mathlete at MGoBlog refines that analysis by breaking down college football fumble events into six distinct categories, and finds that the defensive recovery rate varies considerably depending on how and where the ball hits the ground.
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Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney fact-checks a story in a national publication and finds that everyone makes mistakes.