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Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference

Bruce Liska

Student | Park View (Va.) High School

Is 2 Better Than 1? An Analysis of the Relative Success of

Running Back By Committee Versus a Feature Back

This research poster will examine the football strategy known as "running back by committee" (using two or more running backs), comparing it to the traditional practice using using one "feature" back. 

Bruce Liska is a high school sophomore with a passion for sports and statistics. He started watching sports when his stepmother bought his father tickets to a Steelers game, and hasn't stopped watching. He has been studying ways to apply statistics to sports, and has presented at Carnegie Mellon University's Sports Analytics Conference.

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