Georgia State will play at Oregon on Saturday in exchange for $900,000.
It’s not the first payday game the Panthers have played and it won’t be the last.
I was curious to see how the team has performed in those games — Alabama (twice), Tennessee, West Virginia, Washington and Clemson — so I took a few averages of the results, just to try to get an idea of what Saturday’s result might look like.
By no means is this a predictive exercise. The Panthers had different teams for those games. For a few they were playing at a different level (FCS, not FBS). Plus, the opponents used different offenses and defenses.
Here are the averages (averages under passing is yards per completion):
Here are the same averages for Georgia State this season:
Here are the same averages for Oregon this season:
And here are Oregon’s averages in their past five losses: