Lamar Jackson and The Thought Process from the Pocket

Every draft cycle has a number of polarizing prospects. This past draft provided Deshaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers, and John Ross for example. Two years ago opinions were mixed on players such as Christian Hackenberg, Connor Cook, and Carson Wentz. In the draft year ahead, the clubhouse leader for the most polarizing prospect is the defending…

Lamar Jackson: The Most Outstanding and Most Valuable Player

On Saturday night in New York City, Baker Mayfield, DeShaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers, and Dede Westbrook will be present when the 82nd Heisman Trophy is awarded, but they will serve as nothing more than well-dressed, seat-fillers in what should be the long-awaited Lamar Jackson coronation ceremony. From the outset of the 2016 season, Jackson captivated…

Mitch Trubisky On Two: Pocket Toughness

With the NFL Draft always approaching, Mark Schofield begins his look at QB prospects for 2017. With so much scouting to be done, Mark begins by continuing our series: On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. I’ve written before about the relationship a quarterback has with the air above him: The clouds, the sun and the beautiful…

Nyheim Hines

How the Wolfpack Used Jaylen Samuels, Nyheim Hines, and Motion

Relying on an offense’s bread and butter works against the cupcakes of the schedule, but when facing the real tests, teams need to lean on the unsung heroes. Sean Cottrell explains how Jaylen Samuels and Nyheim Hines along with motion help propel the N.C. State Wolfpack to a top-tier ACC offense. North Carolina State had a lot to prove coming into…

Football Podcast

August 18 Quick Kicks Podcast: Introducing the Pylon U Podcast w/ Shane Alexander and Jeff Feyerer

Introducing the Pylon U Podcast, a podcast for college football with Shane Alexander and Jeff Feyerer. Shane and Jeff join Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield on the August 18 Quick Kicks Podcast to discuss their new podcast for Inside the Pylon, and of course talk some football. Shane and Jeff have different backgrounds but share…