Originally posted on Braves and Birds  |  Last updated 11/2/11
Showing the understandable effects of obsessively covering Michigan during a four-year period of barely mitigated suck, Brian Cook frets that my comparison of Florida and Penn State yields an unfortunate conclusion for Michigan: This is my concern, dude. Everyone regards PSU as a fraud, and we're kind of the same team except our loss was more competitive and our conference wins against even weaker competition. Kind of the same team?  Not so much:   Penn State Florida Michigan Texas A&M Sagarin Predictor 80.40 78.24 88.10 87.19 Sagarin SOS 68.38 75.20 68.64 79.10 SRS 9.9 6.12 17.35 15.44 SRS SOS 2.75 5.86 3.34 7.93 Pts Per Game 21.4 26.0 34.8 27.0 Pts Allowed Per Game 12.4 19.5 14.6 15.4 Scoring Margin +9.0 +6.5 +20.2 +11.6 ...
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