I'm here to tell you how college football quarterbacks handle adversity. Which ones crawl under a rock to hide after throwing an interception, and which ones brush it off and get back out there. Basically, which QBs play better after throwing an interception—learning from their mistake—and which ones sink into a depression and lose all … Continue reading Quarterback Play After an Interception
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
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
This week we’re talking about bye weeks. We could all use a break around this time of year, and even more so in 2020. They help you get refreshed, get your mind right, and get back out there better than before. Or do they? In the office, taking a break can mean playing catch-up later. … Continue reading CFB Mythbusters: Do bye weeks help or hurt your team?
The unpredictableness that has been 2020 continued this past weekend, with a slew of cancellations, along with some slightly surprising results. Rutgers brought Michigan to triple-overtime but came up just short, while Northwestern went to 5-0 and 20th in our Elo rankings after defensive standoff where they got the better of Wisconsin. Indiana also put … Continue reading Week 13 Elo Rankings
A lot of cancellations and postponements plus several blowouts led to a somewhat forgettable Week 11 in College Football. However, we still saw some movement as Indiana went to 4-0 in the Big Ten, moving up to 19th in the Elo Rankings (they are up to 10th in the AP Poll, which has proven to … Continue reading Week 12 Elo Rankings
Clemson fall back down to Earth after a 2OT loss to Notre Dame, putting them almost even with Alabama. It's looking like ND, Ohio State, and Alabama could finish undefeated, with Clemson winning their remaining games and earning a rematch against the Irish in the ACC Championship. Florida and Oregon will likely have to win … Continue reading Week 11 Elo Rankings
Earlier this month, we introduced College Football Elo Ratings: our new take on the stat used to track the strength and head-to-head win probabilities of teams. Now we'll use it to rank every team and give a prediction on how many wins they'll achieve. Right now, we're including teams that will not be playing in … Continue reading 2020 Preseason College Football Elo Ratings
Get a high-level overview of what Elo Ratings are as @kylebennison explains what goes into this new college football stat. You can read the full article that explains the details here. https://videopress.com/v/uIXKePGx?preloadContent=metadata Kyle explains the concept behind College Football Elo Ratings.