Our announcement of the ND vs. Opposition Draft, coupled with this post over on UHND, reminded me of this post we did a year ago looking at draft talent in ND’s upper classes and this post from this past spring looking at the poor state of draftable players on the 2008 squad (again, keep in mind, we were looking at the more senior classes) where we proposed a thought-experiment:
What sort of ratio of wins-to-2010-draftees would that represent? Go ahead and throw your guesses down in the comments. Iâ€™ll think on it a bit more and throw mine in there as well, but Iâ€™m having trouble dividing by zero.
And remember, we found that, in the 31 seasons studied, the average number of wins for a season per draftee in the following year was 1.75.
So with that in mind, and the 2009 season approaching quickly, we ask…