Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions and football analytics pioneer Aaron Schatz (@FO_ASchatz) of Football Outsiders (@fboutsiders) have a discussion about the history of the Football Outsiders DVOA metric. Aaron brings us behind the curtain to talk about what inspired him to start looking into football stats on a deeper level (1:28), what the process was to conceptualize DVOA and what kind of iterations it went through before he arrived at the final construction (3:37), what some of the key decision were that helped build DVOA and decisions that would've changed the story that DVOA has told over time (12:46), how the stat has changed over time (20:09), how it works in its present form (24:08), some of its strengths and weaknesses (29:41), and where he sees it going in the future (34:07).
You can email the show with feedback at email@example.com and don't forget to follow on Twitter @SportsInfo_SIS and Instagram @sportsinfosolutions. For more, check out: sportsinfosolutions.com footballoutsiders.com sportsinfosolutionsblog.com SISDataHub.com
Are you the creator of this podcast?
and pick the featured episodes for your show.
Connect with listeners
Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fansYes, let's begin connecting
Find new listeners
Understand your audience
Engage your fanbase