Photo courtesy of Ohio State athletics Every year, Heisman Trophy talk dominates the final month of the season, along with #WhosIn. In the past, my ability to predict Heisman winners has been atrocious. Last season, I rode with JT Daniels. The season before, I picked Kyle Trask. In an effort to try to be ahead of the curve for Internet brownie points, we decided to … [Read more...] about Column: Predicting the 2022 Heisman Using Statistics and History
Photo courtesy of Ohio State athletics There are many universities that can claim that their head coaching job is the best one in college football -- from Alabama, which claims 18 national championships, to Texas, which can leave a dump truck of cash at your door. Ohio State is often a popular choice in this debate. In this piece, we'll give you a few facts on why … [Read more...] about Big Ten and Instate Dominance: Is Ohio State the Nation’s Best Head Coaching Job?
Photo courtesy of Oregon athletics Introduction We've created a 130-team bracket using ESPN's FPI as our ranking system. "But, anyone can create a bracket, how will the games be simulated?" Great question; NCAA Game Sim was used. For each game on the bracket, the matchup was simulated once and every day a write-up will be done. For the matchup, player statistics … [Read more...] about The 128 Team Playoff, Day 100: Ohio State vs. Oregon
Photo courtesy of Ohio State athletics We recently published an article examining the toughest schedules in college football for 2022. Among the teams with the toughest slates was Ohio State. While on paper the schedule looks daunting, especially pulling two top teams from the Big Ten West, the Buckeyes have dominated the opponents on the schedule in recent years. … [Read more...] about Ohio State’s Recent History vs. 2022 Opponents
Photo courtesy of Arkansas athletics Talk to any football coach at any level and he will tell you that it is hard to win a football game. The ball is shaped funny; it can bounce funny ways; a lot has to happen to win a football game. In college football, winning is harder for some than others. In modern college football, non-conference schedules are made so far in … [Read more...] about Ranking College Football’s Three Toughest Schedules for 2022