Takeaways From Charting the Penn State–Iowa Game

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

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.

Podcast: Franklin Tailgates White Out Games, Belated Penn State HBO Viewing, Tua Out and Heisman Update + Week 9 Picks

PSU holds off against Michigan in the White Out but struggles managing the clock, Tua is out and his Heisman hopes are getting bleak, Penn State is one of two teams to have two ranked wins, and could play FIVE ranked teams by the end of the season, Franklin is a confirmed tailgater, we give … Continue reading Podcast: Franklin Tailgates White Out Games, Belated Penn State HBO Viewing, Tua Out and Heisman Update + Week 9 Picks