Study Hall: College Football, Its STATS and Its Stories

Overview

Study Hall is an accessible, enjoyable look at the world of college football through the eyes of coaches, writers, and numbers geeks.

The first of its kind, this book explores college football's current events, numbers, and tactics from a number of perspectives. It is an attempt to bridge the gap between ...

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Overview

Study Hall is an accessible, enjoyable look at the world of college football through the eyes of coaches, writers, and numbers geeks.

The first of its kind, this book explores college football's current events, numbers, and tactics from a number of perspectives. It is an attempt to bridge the gap between the analytical side of the game and its real-life application. So many of us love this ridiculous sport; Study Hall gives us ways to love it even more.

Table of Contents
1. It's Personal
2. An Ungovernable Mess
3. The Case for Computers
4. You, Me, and Stats
5. We Meet Again, Mr. Wizard
6. Coaches vs. Stats
7. The New Box Score
8. Advanced Stats 101
9. College Football's Curveball
10. QBs and the Passes They Throw
11. Sometimes Clichés Are Clichés for a Reason
12. The 'Spread Offense' Meme Dies
13. Beating, And Becoming, Goliath

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781484989968
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 7/31/2013
  • Pages: 306
  • Sales rank: 910,371
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Connelly is a college sports editor, tennis contributor, and analytics director for SB Nation, a columnist for Football Outsiders, a contributor to the annual Football Outsiders Almanac, and editor of Rock M Nation and Football Study Hall. His work has also been featured at ESPN Insider and Wall Street Journal. You can follow him on Twitter at @SBN_BillC.
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