I’m amused that even the computer formulas get sucked into preseason rankings bias.
Category Archives: Science Marches Onward
Grab a plate and dig in.
- What do you get if you marry college athletics revenue to player win shares? A lot of underpaid basketball players.
- Brice Ramsey feels more comfortable this year.
- Georgia Tech’s assistant athletic director for communications and public relations thinks Twitter could be great for driving revenue and donations. Any port in a storm, brother.
- Speaking of Twitter, in hindsight, maybe this wasn’t such a good idea.
- The receivers are too good for this, but there are times when I can’t help but wonder if Georgia should just load up blockers on the line and pound the crap out of other teams this season with the running game.
- Andy Staples has a good piece on how coaches who don’t land five-stars after five-stars have to project futures for the recruits they do get.
- And while I think the recruiting services do a decent job evaluating talent overall, it always amuses me when they don’t see kids like Todd Gurley and Amari Cooper coming.
- And here’s the latest “we’re from the government and we’re here to help” department. Hey, it’s bipartisan!
Let’s face it – would you rather have a ticket with a coupon you could trade for a burger after the game, or a ticket that smells like a burger before the game?
A light nosh before SEC Media Days kicks off.
- Here’s a look at the “science” behind those recruiting rankings.
- In lieu of stupid fireworks clips for the Fourth, here’s a pretty neat look at fireworks filmed from a drone’s perspective.
- From the perspective of a Rutgers blogger, this is about as cynical a “thanks, Big Ten” as you’ll read.
- The pro sports players unions sure like Kessler’s antitrust lawsuit.
- How did TAMU’s 2013 passing attack spread the ball around compared to the rest of the SEC?
- Pay no attention to this week’s SEC preseason media poll.
- 247Sports ranks the top five quarterbacks in the SEC East since 1992. Georgia is well represented.
- Georgia trolls, you’ve got a new home.
Some things to take your mind off… well, you know what.
- The most expensive ticket in college football is…
- Here’s the upcoming 2014 SEC Football Media Days schedule. How many people do you think stick around for Mark Stoops?
- Paul Johnson sounds more upset about the satellite camps like Georgia State’s than Mark Richt does.
- Athlon picks Georgia to win the SEC East this season.
- It turns out there is an internet sarcasm detector. Where can I get one?
- WTF, Steve Patterson?
- You may remember Mark Shurtleff, fearless crusader for antitrust justice. Things may not be going so swell for him these days.
- An excellent reminder about why way-too-early predicting is a fool’s blogging errand.
- Mark Richt sees Daryl Jones’ departure as an opportunity to restructure Georgia’s recruiting set up.
- Gordon Gee thinks “everyone won” Tatgate. I wonder if Jim Delany would agree.
You should eat.
- Here’s a good primer from Team Speed Kills about how to get up to speed on CFB Twitterin’.
- “That’s when I saw a side of Coach Donnan I”d never seen before.” Sad.
- Allen Kenney ponders football scheduling.
- John Infante explains that Jim Delany’s vision for the restructuring of Division I makes a power conference split more likely.
- Could the SEC and Big 12 be the answers to each other’s scheduling questions?
- Pell Grants as a way to solve the cost of attendance issue?
- 5Dimes is starting to post odds on CFB regular season win totals.
- It seems that moving to Penn State has only added to James Franklin’s cockiness.
- “Palcohol is for adults who are tired of getting ripped off by airlines and stadium owners.” Hells, yeah!