First look on the Historical Changes in College Football Parity

When discussing historical accomplishments the concept of “era” and the difficulty of each era is often brought up to justify the resumes of players and coaches. For this project I want to prove or disprove the notion that Nick Saban’s accomplishments carry more weight because he coached in a more …

Visual Tool to Understand 2010-2017 Conference Realignment

I created the following pictures to better explain/visualize the conference realignment moves of 2010 to 2017. I recommend clicking on the images for larger view. I also made a gif version in the first image. Links (1) (2) (3) Follow @sportspolitico Send us an Email: sportspolitico@gmail.com © sportspolitico™ December 23, 2015 …

What if the College Football Playoffs were modeled after March Madness? Hypothetical 32 Team (2015-2016)

Last year I made a hypothetical bracket for the College Football Playoffs using metrics similar to how the NCAA College Basketball Tournament selects their teams. To make this a yearly tradition for me I have done the same for this years teams. Why 32 teams? Thirty-two teams is exactly 25% …