With this entry, we come to the end of the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational. As with the Top 10 Team article, this entry is short on words but gives you the Top 10 Player results in 33 different statistical categories which were tracked over the course of this year’s project. Read on to see which players performed at the highest (and lowest, in terms of statistics like turnovers) level over this year’s 35 Bowl Games!
On this, the final day of entries for the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational, we’re going out with few words but plenty of statistical reporting to consume. This entry gives you the Top 10 Team results in 30 different statistical categories which were tracked over the course of this year’s project. Read on to see which teams performed at the highest (and lowest, in terms of statistics like turnovers) level over this year’s 35 Bowl Games!
For today’s statistical analysis entry on the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational, the topic is team statistical averages over the 35 Bowl Games played this Bowl Season. These numbers give us a first look at the way the games were turning out, as well as the trends that were happening with each playthrough of NCAA Football 13. Read on to find out more about what the average game of the Bowl Blitz Invitational looked like this season!
One of the first pieces of data we’re looking at from the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational is the Player of the Game data from the 35 Bowl Games played using NCAA Football 13 for this Bowl Season. In a sport that has become increasingly dependent on the quality of players at the quarterback position, one would have reasonably expected to see that position dominate this category from the project. Read on to find out if that expectation played out in this year’s games!
One of the new features we’re rolling out for the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational here at STAT BOX STORIES this year is a fan vote for Game of the Season. When gamers play 35 Bowl Games in NCAA Football and real-life gives us 35 more “takes” on the games of Bowl Season, there can be a lot of memorable results which come about for fans of college football. This year, we’re taking some time to recognize the more intriguing games of Bowl Season; read on for the nominees!
With the conclusion of Bowl Season last night and the Alabama Crimson Tide’s victory over Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game, the game article portion of the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational has finally come to a close. That said, the project continues on this week, and we will be sharing multiple articles recounting all of the statistical data that has been collected over the 35 Bowl Games played over the past month.
The first matter of business, however, is to analyze the “game within a game” here at the Bowl Blitz Invitational; each game is given a “Game Score” based on how close the NCAA Football 13 playthrough score came to the actual real-life result. The person responsible for playing the game with the lowest “Game Score”—the lower the score, the closer the game came to matching the real-life final—is crowned “Bowl Blitz Invitational Champion,” a largely ceremonial title to recognize whoever managed to most closely replicate reality in the wholly unscientific process of playing a video game.
Last year, Eric Veneziano became the inaugural “Bowl Blitz Invitational Champion” with a Gator Bowl result that earned a “Game Score” of 2; read on to find out who emerged victorious this year!
The 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational presented by STAT BOX STORIES comes to a conclusion with the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game, which matches up the #2 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-1, 7-1 SEC) and the #1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (12-0). STAT BOX STORIES owner Brian Parker opted to play as the underdog Irish in their quest to dethrone the reigning champion Tide and bring the crystal football trophy to South Bend.
The 2013 GoDaddy.com Bowl matches up the Kent State Golden Flashes(11-2, 8-0 MAC) and the Arkansas State Red Wolves (9-3, 7-1 Sun Belt). gschwendt of The Gaming Tailgate runs with the Red Wolves (his alma mater) to see if they can bounce back after losing this game a season ago.
The 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational presented by STAT BOX STORIES continues with the BBVA Compass Bowl, which matches up the Pittsburgh Panthers (6-6, 3-4 Big East) and Ole Miss Rebels (6-6, 3-5 SEC). Jerimiah Etters of The Gaming Tailgate community contributes this game in memory of Zachary Jones, an Ole Miss fan known by the user name DariusLock at The Gaming Tailgate, who passed away in a car accident on June 30th, 2012.
The 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational presented by STAT BOX STORIES continues with the AT&T Cotton Bowl, which matches up the #9 Texas A&M Aggies (10-2, 6-2 SEC) and #11 Oklahoma Sooners (10-2, 8-1 Big 12). STAT BOX STORIES owner Brian Parker took control of one of the newest members of the SEC in Texas A&M, aiming to show the Big 12 that the Aggies were in fact ready to move on to arguably the toughest conference in college football.