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Nebraska Football

The Toxic Differential Top 25 After 4 Weeks

September 27, 2017

Unless your team had its season affected by a natural disaster, the college football regular season is 25 percent over at this point. That felt like a reasonable enough time to wait to revisit toxic differential, one of the stats I've been toying with since we sent the Hail Varsity Yearbook to press three months ago.

It's an easy enough stat to understand. It's simply the difference between explosive plays and turnovers gained minus explosive plays and turnovers lost. (Get the full background

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