CFB Mythbusters: The Big-Win Hangover

You've heard it before. A team get's a "big" win over a highly ranked opponent, or maybe an upset win as an underdog. The next week, what do the analysts all say? "Coming off a big win last week, can they keep that same energy up and stay focused? Expect a bit of a hangover … Continue reading CFB Mythbusters: The Big-Win Hangover

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.