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Nebraska Football

An In-Depth Stats Look at a Practice Game

April 21, 2018

Does it make sense to do the same deep statistical dive for the spring game that I do for every regular-season game? Probably not, given all the extenuating circumstances.

Could I not do it if I wanted to? Probably not.

So here we go, some behind-the-numbers numbers from a practice game.

Success Rate

Quick referesher, this is simply a measure of how often an offense is "on schedule." It's the on-base percentage of the football world, and I'll often consider this an efficiency measure.

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