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Off The Charts Football Podcast


Jun 10, 2021

On this episode of the Off The Charts Football Podcast, Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) and Mark Simon (@MarkASimonSays) are joined by Michael Lopez (@StatsbyLopez), the Director of Football Data and Analytics for the NFL. Michael discusses his role with the NFL and what he's working on now (0:47), gives an overview of Next Gen's evolution (6:07), talks about using data to evaluate the game of football (7:24), gives the stat he likes the most (17:06), talks about the process of presenting data (26:16), and mentions the Big Data Bowl (29:14). Alex Vigderman (@VigManOnCampus) of the SIS Research Team then joins Matt to react to what Michael had to say (30:58).