Thursday, January 29, 2009
Because Too Much Recruiting Talk Is Never Enough
Dr. Saturday strikes another blow for the meaningfulness of college football recruiting rankings. Five-star recruits are five times more likely to wind up on mainstream-media All-America teams than the four-star types, and 70(!) times more likely than the two- and one-star schmucks they so dominated in high school.
Empiricism is a wonderful thing, is it not?