Again it’s all based on assumptions. There is no way to compare GT, Auburn, Rutgers, California, or Texas Tech. They all are 6-6. Any metric using these and most teams is just opinion disguised as facts.
At some point actually watching teams play matters. As it’s all judgment anyway...
What is your mathematical model based on, assumptions. That is no better than a group of 12 deciding. With only 12 games and generally only 1 meaningful OOC game there is no way you css as n have a model that isn’t majorly biased.
Except minor league football as you propose would fail completely. College football is minor league football already and the Pro franchises don't need to fund it. The amount of money involved in college football makes it obvious the players will get some of that money. That is here to stay...
Many college football and basketball players come from families that very little in the way of material things, housing or money. Many are fairly large families. When the sport they play makes Billions of dollars I can easily understand why they want some of the money. They are the...
Lincoln Riley has produced 3 Heisman winning QBs in the last decade and he turned Jaylon Hurts from an athlete into one of the best QBs around, 2nd in Heisman voting.
He needs a defensive coordinator more than Key does.
His HC record is 73-18 all at the P5 level.
1. What does it matter that we have a “starting” lineup.
2. It is likely game dependent and how long any player plays likely depends on how they play.
3. Kelly, Reeves are locks. George and Nodongo are likely starters for most games.
4. The 5th starter likely up in the air