10 Scouting Rules: # 8 Talent Tradeoff

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 8, Talent Tradeoff. Almost all the information a scout uses to evaluate a player…

10 Scouting Rules: # 7 Be Open To Exceptions

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 7, Be Open To Exceptions. Scouts are looking at the same players, on…

10 Scouting Rules: # 6 Film Not Workouts

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 6, Film Not Workouts. NFL Hall of Famer Paul Warfield once noted that his coach, Blanton Collier,…

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10 Scouting Rules: # 5 College Role Is Not All

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 5, College Role Is Not All. Player evaluation is often, as Blanton Collier and Paul…

The Heisman Case For Keenan Reynolds

The Heisman Trophy often goes to a player destined for the NFL and further greatness within the sport. Mark Schofield explains why Navy Midshipmen quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who will soon be defending this country, deserved consideration for the award.  “The Heisman Memorial Trophy annually recognizes the outstanding college football player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with…

10 Scouting Rules: # 3 Update Your Grades

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 3 Update Your Grades. Not everything scouts need is, as Blanton Collier and Paul…

10 Scouting Rules: # 2 What Can He Do?

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. Click here for #1, No Shortcuts.  Blanton Collier and Paul Warfield are responsible for the scouting mantra “it was right…