Week 8 KPI Epilogue: “Taking Shape”

The KPI Rankings are taking shape.  It’s becoming easier to see where things are going, and where the pitfalls likely lie.  Plugging the expected score of every remaining game into the rankings is very telling.  Upsets are possible.  Clarity is coming.  So is some controversy, but maybe not as much […]

Week 8 KPI Prologue: “Big Games Remain”

The KPI caught some crap this week for USC being ranked so high (No. 7 this week).  They are the highest ranked two-loss team (#13 UCLA and #17 Clemson are next) and have road wins at Stanford and Arizona.  The Trojans have played five of six games against Power 5 […]

Week 7 KPI Epilogue: “Outliers Be Damned”

Just because one team beat another doesn’t mean they have to be ranked ahead of them.  Right? In this week’s KPI Rankings, TCU remains ahead of Baylor and Oregon moves ahead of Arizona despite the lower-ranked team having beaten the higher-ranked team in the last ten days.  What that means […]

Week 7 KPI Prologue: “2008 Time Machine”

The College Football Playoff Committee is holding a media mock selection (the men’s basketball committee has done this for a few years now) and it just so happens that the KPI database has 2008 data.  So guess what? We have 2008 KPI data for the mock selection committee.  Of course. Three pages […]

Week 6 KPI Epilogue: “M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I”

The week of college football lived up to the hype. Boy, did it ever. The state of Mississippi was the center of the college football universe Saturday, and the two SEC schools from the state both beat top-10 foes on the same day for the first time ever. Next week, […]