cfbfastR: Access College Football Play by Play Data

A utility to quickly obtain clean and tidy college football data. Serves as a wrapper around the <> API and provides functions to access live play by play and box score data from ESPN <> when available. It provides users the capability to access a plethora of endpoints, and supplement that data with additional information (Expected Points Added/Win Probability added).

Version: 1.9.0
Depends: R (≥ 4.0.0)
Imports: cli (≥ 3.0.0), data.table (≥ 1.14.0), dplyr, glue, httr, janitor, jsonlite, magrittr, mgcv (≥ 1.8-33), nnet, progressr (≥ 0.6.0), purrr (≥ 0.3.0), Rcpp (≥ 1.0.7), RcppParallel (≥ 5.1.4), rlang, stringr (≥ 1.3.0), tibble (≥ 3.0), tidyr (≥ 1.0.0)
Suggests: crayon (≥ 1.3.4), curl, DBI, ggplot2, ggrepel, qs (≥ 0.25.1), rmarkdown, RSQLite, stats, stringi, testthat, usethis (≥ 1.6.0), xgboost (≥ 1.1)
Published: 2022-06-13
Author: Saiem Gilani [cre, aut], Akshay Easwaran [aut], Jared Lee [aut], Eric Hess [aut], Michael Egle [ctb], Nate Manzo [ctb], Jason DeLoach [ctb], Tej Seth [ctb], Conor McQuiston [ctb], Tan Ho [ctb], Keegan Abdoo [ctb], Matt Spencer [ctb], Sebastian Carl [ctb], John Edwards [ctb]
Maintainer: Saiem Gilani <saiem.gilani at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: cfbfastR citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: SportsAnalytics
CRAN checks: cfbfastR results


Reference manual: cfbfastR.pdf


Package source: cfbfastR_1.9.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-prerel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-prerel (arm64): cfbfastR_1.9.0.tgz, r-release (arm64): cfbfastR_1.9.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): cfbfastR_1.9.0.tgz, r-prerel (x86_64): cfbfastR_1.9.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): cfbfastR_1.9.0.tgz
Old sources: cfbfastR archive


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