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12 Dec 2013, 02:16pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Isolating Explosiveness

In this week's Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes a page out of baseball's playbook and attempts to isolate power from efficiency.

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05 Dec 2013, 02:15pm by Bill Connelly

VN: Hello, Old Friends

In this week's Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly revisits some measures and concepts: Adjusted Scores, Covariance, and momentum (or whatever you choose to call it).

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21 Nov 2013, 03:28pm by Bill Connelly

VN: Weighing Offense and Defense

It's a bit of a given that we rate offense and defense the same in a given system of ratings. Does that have to be the case? Is there any chance a good offense is worth more than a good defense in college football?

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14 Nov 2013, 02:55pm by Bill Connelly

VN: Defensive Line Stats and Uncle Gary

Bill Connelly looks at defensive lines and Gary Danielson's new favorite statistic.

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08 Nov 2013, 04:18pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: USC? Really?

USC is eighth in the F/+ rankings. That doesn't make any sense, right? Bill Connelly investigates.

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31 Oct 2013, 04:36pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Revisiting the RYPR

By adjusting Yards per Target to incorporate some advanced measures, we come up with ... a stat that two Baylor receivers are blowing everyone else out of the water in.

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24 Oct 2013, 05:48pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Ode to the Big Uglies

Bill Connelly looks at line stats, new and old, to gauge the general success of college football's offensive lines.

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18 Oct 2013, 03:24pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Projections and Reality

Bill Connelly takes a look at the 2013 preseason F/+ projections and compares them to what we've seen so far in the college football season.

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11 Oct 2013, 03:07pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Taking Stock

We're just about at the halfway point of the college football season. Where do things stand in our numbers, and what on earth is going on in Waco?

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27 Sep 2013, 03:01pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Respecting Arizona

Through four weeks (and three games), Arizona grades out very well in both S&P+ and FEI. Should we be taking the Wildcats a bit more seriously?

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