Josh Woodrum On Two: Arm Talent

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. The search for draftable NFL talent carries scouts far and wide. One of the places off the beaten…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Christian Hackenberg and Carson Wentz: Facing The Weak Side DE Drop

Mark Schofield is a crazy person. Quarterbacks are the most sought after assets by NFL Draft evaluators, and prospects are analyzed from every angle. Mark Schofield looks at two prospects ‒ Christian Hackenberg and Carson Wentz ‒ executing the same play, with different results. What if I told you that two of the top quarterbacks…

This Week in Football Writing: November 23, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. This Week in Football Writing collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you. Surviving and Thriving: Chancellor Lee Adams Turns 16 The Charlotte Observer’s Scott Fowler profiles the son that of former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth conspired to murder 16 years…

CFB Preview: Joe Schobert and the Wisconsin Defense

In order to keep their division title hopes alive, the Wisconsin Badgers must rely on senior linebacker Joe Schobert to slow down the Northwestern Wildcats offense. Mark Schofield turns to the Badgers’ film this year to highlight how Schobert is an athletic veteran who flashes excellent pure strength. The Big Ten West division title is close…

Kevin Hogan On Two: Arm Strength

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. Arm strength is one of the main traits to consider in the overall evaluation of a quarterback. It…