Final Update for College Football Performance as Affected by Distance from Home

The moment of truth: is college football performance affected by distance from home? As far as I can tell, the answer is no.

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Update #2: College Football Performance and Proximity to Home

How do you measure football performance? How can you compare Ndamukong Suh, a defensive tackle that played for Nebraska from 2005 to 2009 with Cooper Rush, Central Michigan’s quarterback from 2013 to 2016? These questions are incredibly difficult to answer, especially given the nature of the sport. It is impossible, at this point, to accurately and fairly quantify every player’s contribution to the result of a play, much less a game. Advanced statistics in football is always improving and decoding the game, but it is still far behind simpler sports like baseball and basketball.

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