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Maxwell Week 6 Summary: Lee County on top in AAAAAA; Odds for AAAAAAA At-Large bid

8:10 am Sep. 25, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Lee County and Tucker have been close in the ratings for a couple of weeks, but the Trojans received just enough of a boost from their 49-0 victory over

Maxwell Week 6 Projections

7:50 am Sep. 21, 2017

Each game is listed showing the game rate, favorite, the expected winning percentage of the favored team, the projected margin, and the opponent.
The game rating is the rating required to win 50% of all games in an infinite round robin competition against the expected rating of the loser of the game, which favors games with highly rated and closely matched opponents.

All data is courtesy of the

Maxwell playoff projections after Week 5

8:10 am Sep. 20, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect

Maxwell Week 5 Summary: Brookwood shakes up AAAAAAA

8:10 am Sep. 18, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Brookwood dumped Colquitt County 42-25 to upend the Class AAAAAAA ratings, dropping the Packers to number five while Archer stepped up as Grayson’s biggest challenger. Look for the

Maxwell Week 5 Projections

7:50 am Sep. 14, 2017

Each game is listed showing the game rate, favorite, the expected winning percentage of the favored team, the projected margin, and the opponent.
The game rating is the rating required to win 50% of all games in an infinite round robin competition against the expected rating of the loser of the game, which favors games with highly rated and closely matched opponents.

All data is courtesy of the

Maxwell playoff projections after Week 4

8:10 am Sep. 13, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect

Maxwell Week 4 Summary: Roswell braves hostilities, offense stays home

8:10 am Sep. 11, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Reversing direction twice on Friday, Roswell eventually opted to make the trek to Moultrie in spite of Hurricane Irma approaching. Colquitt County, perhaps hungry for revenge after last

Maxwell Week 4 Projections

7:50 am Sep. 7, 2017

Each game is listed showing the game rate, favorite, the expected winning percentage of the favored team, the projected margin, and the opponent.
The game rating is the rating required to win 50% of all games in an infinite round robin competition against the expected rating of the loser of the game, which favors games with highly rated and closely matched opponents.

All data is courtesy of the

Maxwell playoff projections after Week 3

7:50 am Sep. 6, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect

Maxwell Week 3 Summary: Grayson, Colquitt, Lowndes state their case; Valdosta, Macon County surprise in losses

8:10 am Sep. 4, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Grayson topped McEachern in perhaps lackluster fashion, winning only 12-7 in their only in-state contest for another month. Although the win wasn’t as impressive as the Rams might