Final Project Outline and Storyboard due Friday, Dec. 2

Due Friday, Dec. 2 by Noon. Worth 10 points toward final project grade

Post an update to your Project Pitch and Data Plan post at

At the bottom of your post write:


Then post the following:

  1. Post a link to a spreadsheet you are using to analyze your data.
  2. Summarize some of your key findings that will be the crux of your story. Either a paragraph or a few bullet points is fine.
  3. Provide a rough-draft or sketch of a graphic or chart you plan to use for your story.

For example, I’m looking for something like this:

UPDATE: 12/1/16

  1. Here is the spreadsheet I am working with to analyze all the five-star high school football players from 2002 to 2009.

2. Some key findings:

  • Between 2002 and 2009, 236 high school football players earned the five-star classification. Of those players with five-star ratings, 56% of them made it to the NFL. Going deeper into the data, out of the 132 players who played a snap in the NFL, 24 of them have been selected to a Pro Bowl (18%).
  • A study by SBNation found that in the 2014 NFL draft, 55% of the picks in the first two rounds were five and four-star players. The study determined that a five-star has a three-in-five chance of getting drafted.
  • Out of 23 starting quarterbacks in the NFL, 14 of them received either a three or two-star (61%). Only 3 were five-star players.

3. Here is a graph I’m thinking about making


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