This weekend, Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced the three finalist groups for its Football Analytics Challenge.
Team 1 – Andrew Rogan and Robert Bernhardt
Team 2 – Zachary Feldman, Michael Egle, and Anthony Reinhard
Team 3 – Emmett Kiernan
The finalists, who were chosen from 34 total submissions, will compete in a live final event on Wednesday, July 29 at 8pm ET.
The live event will feature presentations by each of the finalist groups, given to a panel of judges consisting of Matt Manocherian (SIS), Aaron Schatz (Football Outsiders), and John Park (Indianapolis Colts).
A live feed of the event will be streamed on YouTube for public viewing, with the link distributed via SIS social media shortly before the scheduled 8:00pm ET start time (Twitter: @SportsInfo_SIS).
The Football Analytics Challenge is a public competition that tasked participants with analyzing SIS play-by-play charting data to answer questions about Defensive Line position value in the NFL. To read more about the event, the rules, and judging criteria, visit this link.
All proceeds generated by the event go to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). To date, over 130 donors have helped raise over $3,300 dollars. Donations are still being accepted through July 31st, via GoFundMe.