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Cal Vs. UC Davis: Five Factors

September 1, 2019

Each week, we’ll be taking a look at the Five Factors or Bill Connelly’s “most important stats.” Full disclosure: I’m a Bill Connelly homer. Mainly because he has innovated modern college football stats and has even written a book on it called Study Hall. Secondly, I’m a data geek — especially when it comes to college athletics. And I hope throughout this season, we can become data geeks together.

If you’re not familiar, Connelly’s Five Factors of college football are explosiveness, efficiency, field position, finishing drives, and turnovers.

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