Seth Russell on Two: Processing Speed

Like any good researcher, Mark Schofield despises a small sample size. Unfortunately, prospect evaluation is almost always too early, or without all the information necessary. Thus, we have our series: On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. Wait, what? The ability of a quarterback to quickly interpret and diagnose a defense, and then react appropriately,…

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September 26 Quick Kicks Podcast- Recapping Arkansas vs. Texas A&M

Week 4 of college football brought plenty of excitement and helped to paint a picture of which teams are contenders and which teams were overrated entering the season. On the September 26 Quick Kicks Podcast Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield recap the top 25 matchup between SEC teams, Arkansas and Texas A&M. The last few games between these teams have…

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Texas A&M’s Two Quick Drives to Put Away Arkansas

When Arkansas rolled into AT&T Stadium Saturday night they were hoping to knock off fellow undefeated SEC West opponent, Texas A&M. They kept step by step with their opponent until the Aggies strung together two quick drives to put away Arkansas. Mark Schofield shows how the Aggies gained the upper hand and never looked back. Two surprising undefeated SEC West…

September 21 Pylon U Podcast: The Huge CFB Week 3 Breakdown

Week 3 of college football action did not disappoint even though some of the marquee matchups were not close at all. On the September 21 Pylon U Podcast, Shane Alexander (@Alexander1Great) and Jeff Feyerer (@jfey5) breakdown the huge Week 3 of college football. The biggest surprise of the year may be the absolute beat down that Lamar Jackson and Louisville…

Mason Rudolph: Pocket Presence

Many aspects of quarterback evaluation is quantified, but one trait that still defies quantification in its impact is pocket presence. Mark Schofield breaks down how Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph exhibits good pocket presence by remaining calm and adeptly working the pocket while under pressure.  Pocket presence, unlike some quarterback traits, cannot be quantified in the way…

2017 NFL Draft Running Back Watch List: Non-Power 5 Conferences

In the past two years of the NFL Draft, two running backs have been selected in the first round. As NFL defenses get smaller in order to defend the pass, teams are looking to run the football more often. The 2017 NFL Draft running back class is the deepest in many years, and will provide NFL…

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September 15 Quick Kicks Podcast- DeShone Kizer’s Mechanics and Throwing the Football

It has been almost two weeks since the Notre Dame-Texas football game, which some regarded as an instant classic, and many are still talking about it. On the September 15 Quick Kicks Podcast Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield discuss one of the biggest story lines from the game, Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer. A big part of the…