Week 13 KPI Prologue – “Schedule Lite”

By G-Score, Week 13 will be the lightest schedule of conference games this season, but only the fifth lightest week of the season. Games against FCS opponents have a lot to do with this.  There are six games against FCS teams this week (Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, Florida, BYU, and Army […]

Week 12 KPI Prologue – “Strength of Schedule”

The hot topic this week?  Strength of schedule.  How is it computed?  How much is it factored by the selection committee? KPI math can solve this problem.  And it all goes back to the 2013-14 Wichita State men’s basketball team.  First though, let’s look at more traditional strength of schedule […]

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 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 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 […]