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The CFB Playoff's stats gurus

Originally Published: August 21, 2014
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- Computer ratings won't be a part of college football's new four-team playoff. But the sport isn't shutting down the servers entirely.

The 13-person selection committee that will choose the four teams for the playoff will be armed with an arsenal of statistics, sabermetrics and other data.

The source isn't anyone associated with the old-school BCS combination of six different computer ratings. The new provider is the brainchild of three former college ...

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