Football Data & IQ

Game-changing Football Data and advanced analytics platform

Launching this fall football season, StatsBomb are proud to present our new Football Data and analytics platform, Football IQ

Built for the elite

At StatsBomb, we answer the hard questions that existing providers can't or won't. Our Football Data empowers coaches, analysts and scouts to find answers and gain an edge

A full play-by-play data spec

StatsBomb Football Data is a hybrid, event-based data product that provides the most detailed information about what players are doing on the field

The highest quality data

Our Football Data is highly accurate, collected using a blended approach of computer vision and highly trained, highly motivated data collectors

Time-saving tools

Data-led insights that fit seamlessly into your workflows are a superpower. Our Football Data and Football IQ platform help coaching teams reduce the game to game grind and elevate their performance

Football Data - Events, player tracking and play-by-play


Up to five freeze-frames every play

Our hybrid computer vision and human-charted data spec creates an enriched play-by-play feed that breaks down the context and events of each play in more detail than ever before


At snap

Mesh point

At throw or handoff

At catch or interception

Or when RB reaches line of scrimmage

Our Football Data includes

Route patterns

Synced routes for all eligible receivers in every play

QB throw accuracy

Our Football Data moves beyond buckets. We accurately record where on the receiver’s body the throw arrived. When combined with route pattern vectors, you get a lot of information on QB accuracy

Line battles

Objective information on who blocks who and when for every play to help understand where penetration, pressure, holes and movement are made on passing and running plays

Analysis - offence

Identify formation IDs, conduct play and drive analysis and unearth down and distance tendency profiles

Analysis - defence

Defensive back depth from the line of scrimmage, and ball relative width of safeties, linebackers

Football IQ

Powered by our industry-leading data, Football IQ has a unique and intuitive interface that’ll help you dig deeper, save time and give you an edge

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Play animation

The dots and lines of the NFL are now available for college football. Start the freeze-frame feed to watch plays unfold and pause whenever you need to break down plays efficiently

Snap formations

Captured both at the initial set and at the snap to account for motion, shifts & other pre-snap movements. Includes the full formation width with positional splits and the distances of corners, safety and linebackers from the line of scrimmage

Passing charts

Our passing charts allow you to see the positions of all a QB’s targets with pass paths or as a heat map from the actual or centrally aggregated field position

Context filters

Quickly filter to the insights you want to see including down and distance, time, field position, play type and personnel


Tables and box scores

Our easy to read tables make it simple to filter to the information you want to see and export data to be used elsewhere

Play-by-play feed

A powerful visualisation of every play and drive. Use filters to select the down and distance you want to review while our export features make it easy to add visualisations to your reports

Wide receiver radars

Analyse and compare the performance of receivers using our unique radars

Receiver alignments and routes

Compare snap alignments by receiver position, x and y coordinates and play types to spot offensive patterns

See it for yourself

To see football data & IQ in action, get in touch

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