NFL Statistician to give Seminar on 2/18

Posted on February 10th, 2020 by

The MCS department is excited to welcome Dennis Lock as our first MCS seminar speaker of 2020.  Dennis is the Director of Football Research and Strategy for the Buffalo Bills.  His talk, “Sports Analytics:  An Insider’s Perspective” will be on Tuesday, February 18th in Olin 103 at 6:30 pm.  Refreshments will be served!

Abstract for talk:  What is Sports Analytics?   How can data help an NFL team?  The role of statistics and data in professional and collegiate sports has increased rapidly over the last few years.  I will discuss my experiences and perspectives on sports analytics from working in the NFL and studying the subject academically.


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