Archive for Turnovers

Cal Football 2007 in Numbers: Turnovers III

So to summarize the last two posts, let’s take a look at the table displaying the output off of turnovers. Cal turnovers stand for the number of times we forced a turnover, POT is points off turnovers. [TABLE=14] The symmetry is obvious: Cal forced eleven more turnovers than its opponents in its first five games–the […]

Posted by: Avinash on Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Cal Football 2007 in Numbers: Turnovers II

Continuing from Part I earlier, we begin delving into the ugly. I’ll go through the painful truths of how badly turnovers impacted our club both on the offensive and defensive sides of the field. (When I put the team name next to the turnover, it is the team that ended up with the turnover, not […]

Posted by: Avinash on Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Cal Football 2007 in Numbers: Turnovers I

There was one very interesting point about Cal’s collapse that I noticed. Turnovers. Obviously the Bears’s rise to #2 in the rankings had a lot to do with holding onto the ball and capitalizing on the mistakes of the opposition–Cal had one of the highest turnover differential margins in the country after their 5-0 start, […]

Posted by: Avinash on Friday, February 29th, 2008