CFB Drive: Michigan State Went Back To Basics

On Saturday the Michigan State Spartans were struggling on offense through three-plus quarters, clinging to a seven point lead. After forcing a punt, Michigan State went back to basics. Mark Schofield looks at the scoring drive that extended their lead over the Central Michigan Chippewas. Michigan State takes over possession on their own 39-yard line, facing a 1st and…

Maintaining Aggression & Learning From Mistakes: Jared Goff vs Texas

The performance of California Golden Bears quarterback Jared Goff vs Texas has NFL Draft scouts excited ‒ with good reason. Goff has showed why he was #1 on Mark Schofield‘s preseason rankings. Even though it’s early and much football has yet to be played, Goff is demonstrating he can maintain aggressiveness while learning from his mistakes.…

NFL Preview Week 3: NFC South Rivals Carolina and New Orleans Clash

Two weeks into the 2015 NFL season, the Carolina Panthers have met or exceeded expectations, while NFC South rivals the New Orleans Saints have fallen far short. Dave Archibald looks at the Panthers stout defense and Saints faltering offense. The Panthers have ridden a swarming, blitz-heavy zone scheme to one of the stingiest pass defenses…

Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves III Dooms Kentucky

Scouts look for many things in a potential NFL prospect, but aboveall they are looking for playmakers like Florida‘s Vernon Hargreaves III. Shawn Spencer looks at the cornerback’s performance against Kentucky. The Florida Gators had defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 28 consecutive times prior to last weekend’s matchup in Lexington and extended the streak to 29 games with…

NFL Preview Week 3: The Ravens Tight Ends Poised For A Big Day

The Baltimore Ravens tight ends, second-year man Crockett Gillmore and rookie Maxx Williams, may have a big day against the Cincinnati Bengals defense. Mark Schofield reviewed the tape, looking at the matchups between the Bengals pass defense and the Ravens tight ends. Baltimore is looking to get their season back on track after an 0-2 start. Last…

CFB Preview: Stony Brook at William & Mary

Most college football fans are focused on the power conferences, the Heisman race, and the chase for national playoff spots. But there’s much more to the CFB landscape, like this weekend’s CAA clash of Stony Brook at William & Mary. Mark Schofield looks at one of the most compelling matchups of the weekend. The Colonial Athletic…