College Football Analysis: Top Returning SEC Receivers


Earlier this off-season we played around with some returning stats when we took a look at the returning offensive firepower in the SEC. Bill Connelly from Football Outsiders posted some interesting stuff over at his Football Study Hall site in regards to receivers. There are a lot of different directions that you can take the data that he has given to us. I thought we would look at this data a couple of different ways to see who might be some guys to keep an eye on this season.

I thought a basic but (hopefully) effective way to utilize it was to look at returning SEC receivers and who has the highest "catch rate". What is catch rate? It's simply the percentage of catches that a player had when targeted. I used a minimum of 70% catch rate and a minimum of 20 targets to make the cut...

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