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,…

Senior Bowl Coaching Pointers: Kevin Hogan Play Speed and Decision Making

Eight quarterbacks will suit up to participate in this year’s Senior Bowl, all hoping to improve their standing in the eyes of NFL talent evaluators. Mark Schofield will be in attendance, and has broken down their film and found where each player needs to improve, starting with Kevin Hogan play speed and decision-making. Hogan is…

First Sound: Kevin Hogan Play Speed

Inside the Pylon and Mark Schofield are proud to present First Sound: Kevin Hogan Play Speed, 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. In this edition of First Sound former college quarterback and film connoisseur Mark Schofield looks at Stanford senior quarterback…

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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…

Stanford vs USC: ITP’s Pac-12 Championship Game Hub

Before the big Pac-12 championship game ‒ Stanford vs USC ‒ 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, Michigan State vs Iowa, and North Carolina vs Clemson. Oregon State tied Stanford in the first quarter of their week 4…

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…

CFB Big Gain: Vernon Adams Connected With Taj Griffin On A Wheel Route

The Oregon Ducks have moved on from Marcus Mariota and his replacement is doing just fine. In their matchup with the Stanford Cardinal, Vernon Adams connected with Taj Griffin for a game changing touchdown pass. Mark Schofield demonstrates how a well-executed mesh concept resulted in the score. Last week, Inside the Pylon broke done some…