Super Bowl 50: From Data Science Classroom to Sport’s Premier Event

(This is part two of a two-part series)As the eyes of the nation turn to San Francisco this weekend in anticipation of Super Bowl 50, several dozen college and university students are among those helping to pull off the top event in sports.Included among the thousands of support personnel are a number of data science students, who are there to help the National Football League gather information about pre-game, game day, and post-game events; about players, fans, the media, and everything else that goes into making Super Bowl day possible. More than just sports analytics, the data gathered will hopefully help the NFL make each consecutive event even bigger and better.In part one of this series, we heard from Carmen McKell, founding director of the Center for Data Science Analytics…


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