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A blog about the numbers and advanced statistics from College Football.  I will primarily look at this through the UGA prism but will cover a lot of teams.  Ask questions, bring your own research, join us as we learn and discuss the games.

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Defensive Metrics and Returning Production on CFP Teams

Hope you got to see my initial post on returning production.  I think that it is hard to make a case that a high percentage of returning production will make a championship quality team. Look at this.  14 Teams since 2017 have increased win percentage by 50%+ and 22 have decreased their winning percentage.  Here what those two groups returned from the previous season. As you can see, it is hard to draw a direct correlation from returning production to improved or declining winnin

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Tracking Offensive Returning Production through the Playoff Era

"Returning Production" is a phrase that we all hear in the offseason.  Bill Connelly publishes and weights his returning production metrics.  You can read his current projections on ESPN.com and previous seasons on SBNation Football Study Hall.  To summarize, not all returning production is the same.  Offensive Line and Running back production is mostly replaceable and Passing and Receiving production is less replaceable.  Defensively, passes defended are harder to replace than TFLs.  So with th

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