Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

21 Nov 2008, 04:17pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Another Big (12) Saturday Night

In the latest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes a look at the latest Game of the Century of the Week, Texas Tech at Oklahoma.

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3 comments, Last at 27 Jul 2009, 1:37am by Malena

14 Nov 2008, 01:55pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: What's Up in Morgantown?

West Virginia has been completely baffling in its offensive inconsistency. What happened? Plus, a look at Iowa-Penn State.

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2 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2008, 6:19pm by Anon

07 Nov 2008, 03:47pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Playing with Fire

Bill Connelly examines the offenses of Texas and Missouri, and asks whether too much success on passing downs is a sign of foreboding.

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4 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2008, 9:55am by Rover

31 Oct 2008, 04:55pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Luck, Coaching, or Talent?

Bill Connelly investigates why and how Minnesota has surged into the Top 25 and if it can stay there. Also: a "VN box score" analysis of Texas-Oklahoma State, and what it suggests for Texas-Texas Tech.

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1 comment, Last at 23 Jul 2009, 8:02am by James

24 Oct 2008, 04:00pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: The New Box Score

Normal box scores don't tell you enough. Bill Connelly walks you through the Varsity Numbers box score.

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2 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2008, 3:58pm by Keegs

17 Oct 2008, 11:49am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: A New Day or an Overreaction?

Another Saturday shakeup! Have we reached true parity in college football, or is this really the way college football has always been? Bill Connelly investigates.

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13 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2008, 9:27am by mrh

10 Oct 2008, 04:00pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Team-Specific Win Correlations

What happens when you look for the correlations between various statistics and wins on a team-by-team basis? Bill Connelly investigates.

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3 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2008, 2:26pm by War Eagle

02 Oct 2008, 09:15pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Leverage, Leverage, Leverage

No matter where we go with new or old statistics, at some point we should try to tie them to what's most important: wins. In his latest Varsity Numbers column, Bill Connelly does just that.

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5 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2008, 11:53am by Bowl Game Anomaly

26 Sep 2008, 07:07am by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: The '+' Concept

The spread of talent in college football is so large that sometimes it's hard to glean too much from the stats. In his latest Varsity Numbers installment, Bill Connelly explores the "+" concept, an attempt to even the playing field and account for strength of schedule.

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9 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2008, 1:05am by swc

19 Sep 2008, 02:48pm by Bill Connelly

Varsity Numbers: Six Missing Points

Bill Connelly is back with more college football stats. Yards gained and lost on offense and defense are fairly straightforward, but how to measure the other things that go on during a football game?

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12 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2008, 12:36pm by dogstar30