If you’ve read this blog regularly, you’ll notice that I have an uneven relationship with the service rankings of players and teams. In one post I’ll come strongly against the idea that the class rankings are predictive or should be taken particularly seriously, in the next I’ll use 247’s data even to the point of … [Read more…]
Over at Football Study Hall I propose that the G5 get out ahead of the coming shifts and changes in college football and establish their own playoff to determine a national champion.
We now take a brief interruption from my breakdown of every Big 12 recruiting class (only one to go, Baylor) so that I can highlight something fun I just posted up at SB Nation. I ranked the undefeated teams and another squad that I think would have been the most likely to win in the … [Read more…]
There have been a few interesting developments in the world of college football. Lots of players are choosing to forego bowl games and jump into the NFL. There are even players that are jumping early despite lower draft grades. Why? Because it’s all about the second contract and getting there while you still have your … [Read more…]
I’ve been working on this post for a while, after breaking down the full 2016 Boise State vs Wyoming football game and then researching their respective depth charts. Boise State has a clever and physical approach to football, taking the classic underdog route of using speed and game planning to best their opponents. But in … [Read more…]
Over at Football Study Hall I broke down how Boise has maintained and evolved their program strategy and whether that can be enough to keep them nationally relevant. The Broncos are embracing what I’ve called “total football” and “the Lake Travis option” and may start referring to as “suburban ball.” The idea is to stock … [Read more…]