2017 NFL Draft Running Back Watch List: Non-Power 5 Conferences

In the past two years of the NFL Draft, two running backs have been selected in the first round. As NFL defenses get smaller in order to defend the pass, teams are looking to run the football more often. The 2017 NFL Draft running back class is the deepest in many years, and will provide NFL…

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ITP The Podcast With Jeff Risdon: Extended Talk

This extended talk episode of ITP The Podcast with Jeff Risdon, features host Mark Schofield talking to the contributor to (among others) RealGM.com and DraftBreakdown.com in a bonus podcast discussing the 2015 Detroit Lions, as well as early thoughts on the 2016 NFL Draft. Topics from this episode include: How the Lions have adjusted on defense to overcome the loss of…

CFB Big Gain: Big Blocks By The Bowling Green Offensive Line

Without blocking, you’re going nowhere. Pass protection is a quarterback’s best friend, and good execution by blockers in the run game makes a running back more productive. Mark Schofield shares some love with the Bowling Green offensive line. A team that has not gotten a lot of attention this season is Bowling Green. The Falcons…

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…

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…

Brandon Doughty: 2016 NFL Draft QB to Know

Draft season never ends. Although the lights have turned off at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago and the lectern has been put away, teams are already setting their boards. With that in mind, Mark Schofield has an early look at the top QBs in the 2016 NFL draft. Brandon Doughty – Western Kentucky After being awarded a sixth season…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: Boca Raton Bowl Preview

The College Bowl Season is upon us, and Pylon University is bringing the breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. In this edition, it’s the Boca Raton Bowl preview, one of five games this week that take us through Christmas Eve. The Matchup WHO: Marshall Thundering Herd…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: Camellia Bowl Preview

The College Bowl Season is upon us, and Pylon University is bringing the breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. In this edition, it’s the Camellia Bowl preview, one of five bowl games that get things started Saturday. The Matchup WHO: South Alabama Jaguars (6-6) vs. Bowling…

Orienting Your CFB Weekend – Championship Edition

In college football, polls and rankings are the ultimate seeds of debate. Our Pylon University panel of experts bring you a rundown of national title contenders each week. We’ll be looking at teams, plays, trends, and experiences that make college football great ‒ from Division 3 to FCS to the Power Conferences ‒ along with…