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In Conversation Podcast: The College Football Nerds and their analytical model disagree on the winner of The Game

Hopefully, the human brain is better at picking winners than the computers in this case. 

Matt Tamanini Matt Tamanini is the co-managing editor of Land-Grant Holy Land having joined the site in 2016.

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On today’s episode, Matt Tamanini is in conversation with one of our regular and smartest guests, Josh from the College Football Nerds. In this episode, Josh puts on his big fancy lawyer hat to walk us through some of what’s going on with the lunacy surrounding TTUN’s sign-stealing scandal before pivoting into analytics mode to explain why the model favors the Harboys, even if he is going in a different direction.

The pair discuss J.J. McCarthy’s regression to the mean since the sing-stealing scheme was exposed, Marvin Harrison Jr.’s importance in the game, and much more.

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