Author: MathBomb

RB RAS Table

In the top five for RB RAS going back to 1987 we have four 1,000 yard rushers. Justin Fargas wasn’t able to last very long in the NFL due to injuries, but made his mark with the Raiders while he was there. It sucks that we don’t have hall of famer Emmitt smith, and Barry […]

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QB RAS Table

Athleticism with RAS always refers to measurable talent based on the drills presented in the combine and pro days. It doesn’t take into account arm strength, Wonderlic, or any other abstract that can be used to measure a quarterback. As such, it doesn’t have as large of a correlation as it does for other positions. […]

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SS RAS Table

Below is a table containing the entire RAS database for strong safeties, ordered from the highest RAS of 10.00, former Carolina Panthers 5th round pick from 2001, Jarrod Cooper, through the very lowest. Year Pos Name School ATRAS RAS 1987 SS Bruce Plummer Mississippi State 6.25 10 1988 SS Anthony Newman Oregon 9.53 10 1989 […]

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FS RAS Table

Below is a table containing the entire RAS database for free safeties, ordered from the highest RAS of 10.00, 2017’s Jason Thompson, through the very lowest. Year Pos Name School Alltime RAS RAS 2002 FS Tank Williams Stanford 10 10 2017 FS Jason Thompson Utah 9.99 10 2006 FS Pat Watkins Florida State 9.97 10 […]

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LB RAS Table

One of the largest position groups in the RAS database, it is even more impressive when you see someone like Luke Kuechly or Von Miller, or Manny Lawson at the top of the RAS ratings all time. They’re being compared not only to the best at the position, but the best at a position known […]

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DT RAS Table

There aren’t a lot of top NFL Defensive Tackles at the top of this list, though a large number of great interior rushers posted great RAS. One name you might not recognize off the top of your head is Joe Anoa’i. The former defensive tackle didn’t do anything notable in the NFL, but a guy […]

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DE RAS Table

Aside from Brian Johnston, a former Chiefs 7th round pick who did little in the NFL, you’ve got a pretty strong list of pass rushers at the top of the RAS rankings. A ton of first round picks at DE were elite pass rushers and a large chunk of the top sack artists each year […]

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CB RAS Table

Below is a table containing the entire RAS database for cornerbacks, ordered from the highest RAS of 10.00, 2017 OSU prospect Marshon Lattimore,¬†through the very lowest. For now, this is all I can provide as I am still working through the details of preparing a comprehensive lookup, calculator, and compare tool. Feel free to search […]

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A Brief History

A look over some of the motivation for creating this metric and how it works.

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