29 August 2012

Field Position

Specifically, the importance of it.
With a new season of college football about to be initiated this weekend, here is another infographic for y'all.  This one from the Notre Dame football blog and it has charted the average field position for all games over the last ten seasons.  A great visualization of data that clearly shows what is preached to all levels of football players.  Win the battle of field position and you are most of the way there.  50% or better avg field position and the Irish win 73% of the time.   Full details here.  I do wish that they had deciles marked out instead of just quartiles.  That win percentage once the AFP is above ~60% is pretty staggering.
Don't forget to tune in and cheer the Irish on this weekend as they make their trip to Dublin, Ireland to play the Naval Academy.  It's gonna be amazing!

1 comment:

  1. Most amazing if I could be there!!! GO IRISH