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The predictive power of the second order

Second-order wins are powerful predictors of improvement or regression in college football win totals from year to year.

The predictive power of the second order

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Second-order wins are powerful predictors of improvement or regression in college football win totals from year to year.

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Charting the Tide, Final | 2014 Defensive Review

Reviewing the defensive results from the Sugar Bowl, and bidding the 2014 defense farewell.

Charting the Tide, Final | 2014 Defensive Review

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Reviewing the defensive results from the Sugar Bowl, and bidding the 2014 defense farewell.

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B1G revenge

How college football's most ancient league is working their way back to the top of the mountain.

B1G revenge

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How college football's most ancient league is working their way back to the top of the mountain.

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College Football

How Harbaugh's Michigan will work

The Wolverines' insistence on doing things their way was always dependent on Papa Bo producing heirs to his estate. When Jim Harbaugh came home, Michigan saw its idiosyncrasies vindicated.

How Harbaugh's Michigan will work

The Wolverines' insistence on doing things their way was always dependent on Papa Bo producing heirs to his estate. When Jim Harbaugh came home, Michigan saw its idiosyncrasies vindicated.

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National

Transitivity Rankings & Awards - Season Wrap

Ranking FBS teams with the transitive property, one last time.

Transitivity Rankings & Awards - Season Wrap

Ranking FBS teams with the transitive property, one last time.

How 2014 defenses stopped spread offenses

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What were the best defensive practices in the 2014 season for stopping spread option attacks?

Study Hall: Ohio State-Oregon

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Advanced stats from Ohio State's 42-20 win over Oregon in the 2015 college football championship game.

Pro-style vs spread: What's the difference?

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How do these systems differ in approach and is there a better option between them?

Study Hall: Sugar Bowl

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Advanced stats from Ohio State's 42-35 win over Alabama in the 2015 Sugar Bowl.

Study Hall: Rose Bowl

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Advanced stats from Oregon's 59-20 win over Florida State in the 2015 Rose Bowl.

A slightly different way to look at tempo

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Using run-pass rates and seconds per play, we can come up with a pretty effective way of gauging offensive tempo in college football. And yes, Baylor moves at a higher tempo than anybody else no...

PTN Football | The Big Rose Bowl Preview

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A critical injury has made the Rose Bowl almost too close to call.

PTN Football | The Big Cotton Bowl Preview

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Michigan State will have to find a way to stop Bryce Petty and Shock Linwood if they want to win this one

The new S&P+ ratings are taking shape

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Redesigned S&P+ college football ratings are looking descriptive, useful, and predictive.

PTN Football | The Big Orange Bowl Preview

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This is not going to be the drubbing of Georgia Tech that you thought it was

Advanced Stats Bowl Season 2014: everything else

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All the rest of the bowls are here in this giant extravaganza! Will S+P beat FEI? Who else will go to the Natty? And what is a Belk?

Foster Farms Bowl Preview: Analyzing the Terrapins

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It's time for a deep dive into the Cardinal's bowl game

Can Ohio State run on Bama?

The second College Football Playoff semifinal game kicks off New Year's Day at 8:30 p.m. ET, and the Buckeyes have one major challenge on each side of the ball.

Unsung heroes of 2014: Ole Miss TE Evan Engram

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The Rebel TE stepped up when Treadwell was injured, but he might be changing the game.

2014 Advanced Stats Glossary

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Here is a glossary for the terms used in the 2014 college football season previews at SB Nation.

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