Well folks, after 15 weeks that felt like 30 weeks, we finally made it. Conference Championship week is here, and all five Power-5 conferences are hosting games. We'll have those win probabilities up later this week, but for now, let's see how the Elo rankings look after the regular season. For more CFB Playoff analysis, … Continue reading Week 16 Elo Rankings
Category: College Football Playoff
Week 15 Elo Rankings
After 14 weeks of college football, Elo has the same top 4 as the College Football Playoff Committee (in a slightly different order). After that, things look a bit different, notably with LSU at 5, who fell off significantly from last year's National Championship team. With shortened seasons in some conferences, prior-year performance is still … Continue reading Week 15 Elo Rankings
Updated Preseason College Football Rankings
We've updated our Elo Ratings since the last time we wrote about them. Specifically, we've recalculated the expected wins and win probabilities of all the teams based on their updated schedules. This resulted in lower overall win totals given the shortened season, but some teams have a higher win probability for the season as a … Continue reading Updated Preseason College Football Rankings
We Need to Get Better … as Fans
You believe you've identified why Penn State lost. Here is why you're wrong.
4 The First Time
Penn State is in the top 4 under the new playoff system for the first time in program history. Keep winning and there will be more firsts to come.
Saved by the Bell
We Are 7-0. But can we make it a little easier on ourselves?
The (Wild) Dog Days are just beginning
Penn State has a real shot of surging to 8-0 and a real shot of dropping to 5-3. These next three games are going to be nuts.
To Pitt or not to Pitt
Should the Penn State and Pitt series continue? Here are my thoughts, and the perspective from each team.