Top 25 Performing Teams in the FBS for Week 8

By our quick unverified count, Hierank correctly picked 32 of 50 FBS games in Week 7. After mathematically considering every match-up & point, these have been the 25 best-performing teams through the first seven weeks. For Newcomers:As Hierank’s straight ranking formula matures week-over-week, we like to attach the following labels to each ranking as our… Continue reading Top 25 Performing Teams in the FBS for Week 8

The Top 25 Performing Teams in the FBS, Week 7

If you remember how we broke down each position on the list last week, many of these would still qualify as Not There Yet or Fluky Garbage. Yet still, Hierank’s straight ranking formula correctly picked 32 of 48 FBS match-ups (67%) in Week 6, and 75 of 104 (72%) Division I-A & I-AA match-ups overall.… Continue reading The Top 25 Performing Teams in the FBS, Week 7

A Wayyy Too Early Top 25

We don't put our money on anything until after week 6. But we were anxious to show off.

If you’ve read anything on this site, it’s that we don’t stand behind any rankings or ratings that the algorithm comes up with until at least after Week 6. But we’ve been tooting our own horns so much that we had to give you something…we were just too antsy. Before you dive in & laugh… Continue reading A Wayyy Too Early Top 25

Top 10 States with the Most Wins after Week 4

Since the algorithm is only 4 weeks into its 6 week maturation process, let’s have a little fun scoring something definitive: Which states have the most wins, four weeks in? This week we’ll look at the top ten. Does your state make the list? Your chances might be a little better than you think, as… Continue reading Top 10 States with the Most Wins after Week 4

2018-19 Bowl Review & Championship Preview

If you’d like better insight into how we made these picks, check out our last post, the Bowl Preview, which covered this thoroughly before listing our predictions. After 39 bowl games, to this point on the eve of the CFP Championship, we are 25 – 14, or 25 of 39, in correctly picking bowl winners,… Continue reading 2018-19 Bowl Review & Championship Preview

The Ultimate 2018-19 Bowl Picker’s Preview

As Bowl Season 2019 heats up, so is Hierank! This is our second ‘Go!’ at making bowl predictions; our first time doing so publicly. Last year, we managed to clear 96% of the field in ESPN’s Capital One Bowl Mania, ranking around 34,000 out of over 850,000 entrants with 25 correct selections…but still landing second… Continue reading The Ultimate 2018-19 Bowl Picker’s Preview