Cody Kessler On Two: Downfield Vision

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 the latest installment in our series: Cody Kessler On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. Following three years as the starting quarterback for the University of Southern…

First Sound: Cody Kessler Progressions and Flow Within Structure

Inside the Pylon and Mark Schofield are proud to present First Sound: Cody Kessler Progressions and Flow Within Structure, 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. We continue to highlight a different First Sound video on our site and encourage you…

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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 Week 6 Efficient Drive: Meet Myles Gaskin and Siosifa Tufunga

The Washington Huskies efficiently drove to victory against USC, benefitting from excellent blocking. Mark Schofield breaks down how Myles Gaskin and Siosifa Tufunga took over with the game on the line. In an upset, the Huskies beat the Trojans using a four-play scoring drive to take a commanding 17-6 lead early in the fourth quarter, introducing the…

This Week in Football Writing: August 31, 2015

Inside The Pylon works tirelessly 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. RSP Film Room No. 52: QB Carson Wentz…

The Art, Magic and Science of Quarterbacking: Climbing the Pocket

Mark Schofield spent a short lifetime playing quarterback. Now he is in the midst of a second lifetime watching, evaluating, and writing about the position. In this summer series covering techniques for playing QB he takes us through some of the books he used to learn to play the position, using film to illustrate these…

Orienting Your CFB Weekend ‒ Rivalry 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 the Power Conferences ‒ along with key CFB…