Week 5 KPI Epilogue: “The Story Takes Shape”

We make sense! With most teams having played four games over the first five weeks, the rankings are making logical sense.  Florida State, UCLA, Oregon, Auburn, and Alabama round up the Top 5 in the current KPI Rankings not because of anything to do with last year, but because of […]

Week 4 KPI Epilogue: “Real Data”

I would rather analyze what has happened than try and predict what will happen.  Maybe that’s just me. Predicting is fun, but final resumes will be analyzed by who actually wins and not who should have won (see Auburn, 2013). That said, we now are finally starting to have enough […]

Week 3 KPI Epilogue: “The SEC Method”

Why is the SEC data so good? The SEC is 32-7 (.821). They are 27-2 (.931) in the non-conference.  They are scoring 39.8 PPG and allowing just 19.4 PPG.  Their margin of victory is +20.5 PPG.  They have the best KPI among conferences by a wide margin (.164 to the […]

Week 2 Epilogue: The Full Story on the Big Ten

Don’t be both easy and lazy with the narrative week.  The easy story from Week 2 is how bad of a week it was for the Big Ten.  Sure, there’s some truth to it – the week certainly wasn’t ideal for several Midwestern schools. Teams in the conference combined to […]

Week 1 Epilogue: “Inconclusive”

Current KPI Rankings are live, and look crazy.  Bottom line, all the 1-0 teams are first, then the teams who didn’t play a game (looking at you Army, Cincinnati, Kansas and South Alabama), and then the teams who are 0-1.  The opponents of all the 1-0 teams are 0-1 and […]