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Mr. Joyner, your fatal flaw is flawed.

On the surface, this sounds pretty grim: Georgia Bulldogs Fatal flaw: Inconsistent secondary play The Bulldogs are breaking in a new quarterback to replace Aaron Murray, and they have only two returning starters on the offensive line. Those are huge … Continue reading


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ESPN has some stats for you.

It’s time to trot out the preseason FPI rankings, everybody! The model comprises four major components: the last four seasons of performance on offense, defense and special teams, with the most recent season counting most; information on offensive and defensive … Continue reading


Filed under ESPN Is The Devil, Georgia Football, Stats Geek!

Be afraid. Be very, very afraid.

You guys know how I feel about ESPN’s KC Joyner. I’m not happy right now.


Filed under Georgia Football

I knew it was too good to last.

Damn it, KC Joyner.  First you give me hope, then you snatch it away.


Filed under Georgia Football, Stats Geek!

Thursday morning buffet

If you’re facing the same weather conditions I am, it’s not like you’ve got anything better to do right now than to slip into the buffet line. Sorry, Missouri, but you just got the KC Joyner kiss of death. Stewart … Continue reading


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Wednesday morning buffet

No turkey on this buffet line: This is an actual clause in Urban Meyer’s contract:  “The Meyer family will consider Kroger their supermarket of choice.”  Awesome. Scott Albrecht games out the national title game probabilities here. When it comes to … Continue reading


Filed under Auburn's Cast of Thousands, Because Nothing Sucks Like A Big Orange, Big Ten Football, Georgia Football, It's Just Bidness, Stats Geek!, The Evil Genius

If only there were a list of the most overrated statisticians…

You know, in a way I perversely admire ESPN’s KC Joyner.  How many stat hacks would try to get away with a list of college football’s most overrated players that starts with Marcus Lattimore?


Filed under Stats Geek!

And now, some good news

If there’s a KC Joyner post entitled “Why UGA won’t win SEC East”, you should probably think strongly about getting a bet down in Vegas on Georgia. Seriously, if there’s anyone who’s used stats in poorer service to explain what … Continue reading


Filed under Georgia Football, Stats Geek!

The least interesting statistician in the world

To KC Joyner, all I can say is that if you’ve got a study which claims Marcus Lattimore is only the fifth best running back in the SEC, perhaps you should tear that sucker up and start over.


Filed under SEC Football, Stats Geek!

John Brantley has Mark Twain rolling in his grave.

Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” – … Continue reading


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