Husker Recuriting Since 2004

Embed from Getty Images window.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’Ih7ohXlwSOl8rVDk4X1ONg’,sig:’yNRdYaxYkXr8jpF1h-L_fsPCy0–zQPHU87wgX5_elQ=’,w:’594px’,h:’395px’,items:’1026041522′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); With the 2020 recruiting cycle wrapping up, I wanted to look at how each coach since 2004 stacked up in terms of bringing talent to Lincoln. I decided to plot each coach’s top 75 recruits over his time at Nebraska. This method favors Bo Pelini asContinue reading “Husker Recuriting Since 2004”

Adrian Martinez 2019 Outlook

As a true freshman, Adrian Martinez had a remarkable season. With over 2600 yards passing and another 600 rushing and 25 total TDs, he had a good season for a player of any age. I wanted to look at how Martinez stacks up against other players who went on to start three and four forContinue reading “Adrian Martinez 2019 Outlook”

Tiers Methodology

I wanted a quick post to clarify how I came up with my tiers from my previous posts. I used a k-means clustering method with k = 4 for RBs and WRs and k = 5 for QBs. These values of k were the smallest that achieved a ratio of between cluster sum of squaresContinue reading “Tiers Methodology”

Husker Quarterback Tiers 1998-2018

Nebraska QB Tiers since 1998 When I first started this project, I expected the results of my cluster analysis to result in play style groupings. Instead, players grouped together in tiers of quality. In a previous post, I discussed the different groups of QBs based on each cluster name. Here, I would like to updateContinue reading “Husker Quarterback Tiers 1998-2018”

The Five Types of College Quarterbacks

The Five Types of College Quarterbacks Recruiting sites divide quarterbacks into two groups: Pro Style and Dual Threat. These groupings have worked well in older eras of college football. A dual threat QB would run the option offense while a pro style QB would be destined to the NFL. However, Baker Mayfield and Kyler MurrayContinue reading “The Five Types of College Quarterbacks”