Every once in a while, I come up with a new way of looking at various rankings by using the CFBMatrix recruiting based ranking model. They are nothing ‘scientific’ nor involve complex computation, but simply another angle in which to address different ideas and arguments. Although not perfect, the information in the articles cannot be too much better or worse than ‘experts’ making their ranks or picks.
A chart matrix showing the number of teams in a 12 game season since 2001 and their change in wins year over year. See where your team ended 2010 and the odds for improving or declining in 2011.
Coaches with the biggest net negative game effects headline this group. The worst offenders have been at it for over 3 years with no end in site. The lower level coaches are just starting down a path they need to exit before they are cut loose.
An article highlighting the top and bottom gainers in average recruiting class ranking over the past 10 years.
An article that compares team recruiting ranking to total draft choices to highlight the teams that recruit the best, send more guys through the NFL draft and the rankings of the best recruiting rank/draft rank ratios.