Penn State is now 0-5 and hasn't really been in what's felt like a close game since the opener at Indiana. Luckily, I found a way to (kind of) distract myself, charting each and every pass of this weekend's game using Jared Lee's fantastic Shiny app and code. Please check out his account and give … Continue reading Takeaways From Charting the Penn State–Iowa Game
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Bowl Watch Season
Laying out all the possible PSU bowl destinations.
Another Look at the Penn State RB Position: Success Rate, Yards Gained Distribution, and Standard Deviation
With Noah Cain out the last two weeks, we've seen a lot more of Journey Brown in the run game as the official RB1 — he's handled nearly 50% of the workload in the past two games. It's been exciting at times, given Brown's big-play ability in both the run and the pass game. However, he's always felt like a boom-or-bust back to me. I wanted to see what the data showed and see if my impression was true.
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?
Should Noah Cain be RB1?
Noah Cain has shined in the past few weeks, but should Franklin stick with the running back by committee strategy, or reward Cain with the starter's role?
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.
The Caboose of the Boilermakers
What can we expect from an injury ridden Purdue team?
Should You Ever Run The Ball?
We looked at the yards gained on run and pass plays in different down and distance situations. This is what we found.