Connor Cook: Comfort Food

Comfort food and football go together like apple pie and America. Mark Schofield takes this comparison to one of the quarterbacks in this year’s NFL Draft class: Connor Cook. Although not a standout with any one trait, Cook is solid across the board, not unlike your standby dish at your favorite restaurant.  We all have them,…

First Sound: Connor Cook Anticipation

Inside the Pylon and Mark Schofield are proud to present First Sound: Connor Cook Anticipation, another video in the series that resides at our YouTube Channel. Future topics will include animated diagrams, player breakdowns, film study, and some special guests. Every day this week we’ll highlight a different First Sound video on our site and encourage you to subscribe, bookmark, follow, listen, and like our…

Inside The War Room: College Football Playoff Edition

This week’s Inside the War Room by John Blair features a look at the two College Football Playoff games, the draft risers and fallers, an assessment of whether Ole Miss defensive end Robert Nkemdiche is worth the risk of a first-round draft pick, and reveals Blair’s top senior offensive guards in the 2016 NFL Draft.…

2015 College Playoffs Team Coverage

The 2015 College Football Playoff semifinals are here and ITP has collected all of the articles that Mark Schofield has written about the playoff teams in one place. Read up on the Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl participants before they clash for the National Championship. In this review of college football action, we look at the two-headed…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.15

While it is a short holiday week for most people, there is nothing short about ITP The Podcast Volume 15. Chuck Zodda & Mark Schofield are back to examine the key storylines from Week 15 in the NFL, and this time are joined by a trio of guests to make sure they leave no stone…

Michigan State vs Iowa: ITP’s Big Ten Championship Game Hub

Before the big conference championship games ‒ Michigan State vs Iowa ‒ review what Inside the Pylon head writer Mark Schofield had to say about these teams throughout the season. Click here for Temple vs Houston, Florida vs Alabama, Stanford vs USC, and North Carolina vs Clemson. Michigan State faced a tough test early in the season, as…

CFB Drive: Michigan State Went Back To Basics

On Saturday the Michigan State Spartans were struggling on offense through three-plus quarters, clinging to a seven point lead. After forcing a punt, Michigan State went back to basics. Mark Schofield looks at the scoring drive that extended their lead over the Central Michigan Chippewas. Michigan State takes over possession on their own 39-yard line, facing a 1st and…

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: 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…

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…