Week 11 KPI Prologue – “Revisionist History”

What if the BCS formula was used to decide the top four teams each of the last 16 years? The answers (and the trends) may prove to be surprising. The College Football Playoff Committee has shown through its first two sets of top 25 rankings that teams are loosely ordered […]

Week 10 KPI Epilogue: “Ranking Resumes”

Whether good or bad, the KPI algorithm ranks resumes, not necessarily teams. Last winter, I got into the discussion as to whether people who predicted the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket were trying to predict what the committee was going to do or what they thought the committee SHOULD do.  […]

Week 10 KPI Prologue – “Committee Math”

As expected, the first College Football Playoff committee rankings shed a light into the committee’s thought process to date and provided insight as to how the top four teams will ultimately be chosen. First and foremost, as pointed out by several on Twitter, conference championships will be a key component, […]


Week 9 KPI Epilogue: “And Now The Storm”

College Football Play-off Committee, you’re on the clock.  All data leading into this week’s release of the committee’s first ballot is calculated. And as stated in this week’s prologue, a precedent is about to be set.  Fair or not, fans will have a better feel as to what parts of […]

Week 9 KPI Prologue: “The Calm”

Saturday’s schedule is the last chance before the committee has its first chance to rank college football’s top teams. The speculation on what type of resume will qualify for the four team playoff has been rampant.  On Tuesday, a precedent (albeit a small one) will be established.  While not set […]