Recruiting vs Winning: An Interactive Visualization

With College Football National Signing Day 2015 in the books, I thought it would be interesting to see how successful the top recruiting classes since 2005 have been.

Included are the top 50 teams according to their recruiting score from 24/7 Sports.The interactive scatter chart below shows the relationship between each team’s recruiting score and their winning percentage for the subsequent season.

Use the dropdown menu at the top to select between years 2005 and 2014. Also, the list of teams below the chart can be selected to highlight the team(s) in the chart.

 

 

Data Sources: 24/7 Sports and Sports Reference.

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