Wayne Lyons: Michigan’s Secondary Savior?

College coaches are always looking to improve their teams, and Jim Harbaugh is no different. While the Wolverines are 1-1 after their victory over Oregon State, they could improve in the secondary. Shawn Spencer examined the film and has a suggestion for Coach Harbaugh – let Wayne Lyons be Michigan’s Secondary Savior. Under new head coach…

Friday Walkthrough: SEC Clashes With a Side of Flexbone

Some big games are on this weekend’s CFB slate. Our Friday Walkthrough will get you ready for all the action including the Florida State Seminoles visiting the Boston College Eagles. Head writer Mark Schofield breaks down what to expect this CFB weekend. Film Reviews First up are Mark Schofield’s play reviews from Week 2, in case you missed them: Deshaun…

CFB Preview Week 3: Georgia Tech Flexbone against Jaylon Smith and the ND Defense

One of Week 3’s most interesting matchups will take place in South Bend when the Notre Dame Fighting Irish host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Mark Schofield looks at the Georgia Tech flexbone rushing attack and how to defend it. The Yellow Jackets are currently ranked #15 in the country, with victories over Alcorn State…

This Week In Football Writing: September 16, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football articles to our readers. In case you missed it, our friends and colleagues produce high-level football writing every day. This Week in Football Writing pulls together some of our favorite pieces from the last week and shares them with you. Film review: Shaq Mason is ready right now to…

CFB Film Review: Vernon Adams Wins Throw of the Week

Each week in college football, there are many wonderful throws but there can be only one winner. There were many contenders, including Deshaun Watson’s long strike against Appalachian State or Trevone Boykin’s 60-yard strike to Kolby Listenbee. Mark Schofield‘s inaugural Throw of the Week award goes to Vernon Adams ‒ and not for his impromptu left-handed toss in the…

CFB Film Review: Dancing Dalvin Cook

The Florida State Seminoles defeated the South Florida Bulls 34-14, and it was the dynamic running of Dalvin Cook that provided the highlights as FSU triumphed. Mark Schofield breaks down Cook’s best run of the day. New Florida State quarterback Everett Golson, a graduate transfer from Notre Dame, struggled mightily Saturday,  completing 14 of 26 passes…

CFB Film Review: MSU Defense Did Its Homework

The Michigan State Spartans emerged victorious in the first meeting between Top-10 teams this season, knocking off the Oregon Ducks 31-28. Mark Schofield previewed the matchup, and looks at the tape from Saturday to show how the MSU defense did its homework. The Spartans rode to victory behind a solid performance from quarterback Connor Cook and…

CFB Big Gain: Deshaun Watson Airs It Out Against Appalachian State

CFB Saturday featured some huge upsets, thrilling finishes, and terrific individual performances. Inside The Pylon head writer Mark Schofield highlights one outstanding play in CFB Big Gain, and this week he breaks down how Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson airs it out against Appalachian State. The Clemson Tigers got off to a sluggish start in their contest…

Corey Davis: The Best WR Prospect You Don’t Know

CFB’s second full weekend brings fans some compelling non-conference matchups and the chance to really focus on potential NFL draft prospects. Shawn Spencer’s second piece for Inside The Pylon examines a prospect currently under the radar – and perhaps the best WR prospect you don’t know. Western Michigan wide receiver Corey Davis began the 2015 season the same way he…

Friday Walkthrough: Big Games in the SEC and in East Lansing

Some big games are on this weekend’s CFB slate. Our Friday Walkthrough will get you ready for all the action including the big rematch between Oregon and Michigan State. Head writer Mark Schofield breaks down what to expect this CFB weekend. Film Reviews Here are some pieces about last weekend in college football that you might have missed: Rosen Makes…