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Weis’ job status, more burning questions for ND, non-BCS

By: Magnolia Tribune - March 15, 2009

Weis’ job status, more burning questions for ND, non-BCS

Earlier this month, Jeff Steck, at the excellent Blue-Gray Sky blog, produced a fascinating analysis that put a new spin on the old chicken-egg argument that seems to dominate any discussion about Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis’s recruiting versus his team’s on-field production. Steck took’s recruiting ratings (talent) and compared them to Jeff Sagarin’s Predictor Ratings (performance) to determine which schools overperform or underperform relative to their talent levels.

This is a popular topic among Domers. Weis is either an excellent recruiter who has done a poor job developing his players, or a decent coach with below-average talent evaluation skills whose recruiting classes are chronically overrated by the Recruiting Industrial Complex.

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