Crunching numbers to determine if top 100 recruits lead to BCS bowls

The Count feature in the Wall Street Journal typically offers a fascinating look inside the numbers of sport. If you’ve read Freakonomics, you understand the concept; use raw data and sprinkle in a little counterintuitive thinking to draw eye-opening conclusions.
So when Rupert Murdoch’s most legitimate baby dipped its toe into the murky abyss of football recruiting rankings Tuesday, I was understandably excited. I clicked, hoping to be enlightened.

si.com
12/24/9