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This what I don't get
Bama 19 commits 1 5* 10 4* 7 3*
Michigan 23 commits 1 5* 15 4* 6 3*
Bama is ranked 2nd and Michigan 4th
Ohio State 17 commits 11 4* 5 3* ranked 5th
UGA 29 commits 14 4* 15 3* ranked 10th
maybe my math is fuzzy but 3 more 4* and 10 more 3* and the class is ranked five spots lower.
i don't get to caught up in where our class ranks i just found those rankings odd.
we could tell you, but then we'd have to kill you....highly guarded secret.
jk...I have no earthly idea
This post was edited by CCDawg 17 months ago
The stars don't matter. It's computed based on the ratings (98, 95, 93, etc.). In essence, there's quite a difference between a high 4* and a low 4*. (I.e., 96 vs 91 makes much more difference than 91 vs 89, a high 3*). There's also a greater weight for the highest-rated members of a class. A full description is given
at http://247sports.com/Season/2013-Football/CompositeTeamRankings (just click on the blue "i" info button).
Born and bred Bulldog, living in Maryland since '88
Since my math skills were called out by Navybulldawg, i will try and redeem myself.
The formula is....
starting with top recruit....
His composite ranking * 100 * e ^ (-(1-1)^2 / (2 * 36)) (or simplified to be his composite ranking * 100 since e^0 = 1)
The formula for the second recruit is the same, changing the first number after e to his ranking within class (i.e. 2nd best)
so, it'd be...
his composite ranking * 100 * e ^ (-(2-1)^2 / (2 * 36))
And you compute that for all the recruits, changing the first number after e for each player...
3rd best composite ranking * 100 * e ^ (-(3-1)^2 / (2 * 36))
4th composite ranking * 100 * e ^ (-(4-1)^2 / (2 * 36))
Add all those up, and you get the total points for that team.
To put this into perspective for those like my wife who hate math, the ranking is based off higher weights for better players, and lower weights for worse players. (for example, the 11th recruit is weighted at .249, the 15th at .0657, and the 20th recruit at .006645. Naturally, the weighting decreases exponentially.) So, adding a recruit who is our 31st best recruit will not change our ranking at all. (0.00000372665317207867 weighting)
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Francois 17 months ago
lol +1 my friend
Here's my job description....
Adams, Tunsil, and Foster would shoot us way way up.
Actually, I was going to calculate that last night but was too tired.
With one - around 757.4 (7th place, behind Notre Dame)
With two - around 764.389 (3rd place, a little ahead of Florida)
With all three - 770.6697 (3rd place, close behind Bama)
Adding one more of Toby/Jaquay/Kamara and we would move up to 2nd. There's no way to catch USC, even if Nkemdiche chose UGA (that'd put us at 777 with Nked/Tunsil/Adams/Foster/and one of the other players)
don't take it personal buddy. we all make honest mistakes
does it make since we could land 4 of the top 7-8 players in the country plus 31 other kids and not have the top class.
rankings and making sense, don't honestly have much to do with each other.
but with that said i wouldn't trade this group of kids for any other in America.
not to me, no. it does not make any sense at all.
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