Friday Night Lights Feature: Ponies will log plenty of miles
Home field advantage. The term has been used, and used quite often in the wide world of sports. And it doesn't really matter which sport, game or event, it seems that if given the choice everybody wants to compete at home.
There are a number of studies and facts that both support and disprove that home-field advantage lends some sort of statistical boost, especially in the sport of football. The Football Outsiders Almanac 2011 even goes as far as breaking down every possible statistic you could think of or ever want (or not want) in the NFL and NCAA.
But proven or disproven, talk to any c...