OJ Howard

Introducing OJ Howard: The Blocker

Throughout the draft process, offensive skill position players are all, to some degree, evaluated on their blocking ability. For these players, blocking is often considered a secondary trait, one that’s often underdeveloped when they enter the NFL, especially with more spread-based college offenses in today’s game. Even in the evaluation of tight ends, who have…

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Alabama Crimson Tide Horizontal and Vertical Pressure on the Ground

With the regular season of the 2016 college football season in the rear view mirror, the Alabama Crimson Tide are in prime position to make another run at a National Championship. Provided they can get past the Washington Huskies in the National Semifinal, another National Championship Game awaits. Alabama has put up some great numbers this season,…

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August 11 Quick Kicks Podcast – Breaking Down Two Key SEC Offenses

Taking a break from the NFL, the August 11 Quick Kicks Podcast turns to college football and in particular two SEC offenses, Tennessee and Alabama. Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield break down Tennessee’s favorite passing plays and some of their returning weapons as they try and compete for the SEC West. This includes seldom talked…

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Scouting Derrick Henry and Paul Perkins: A Trait-Based Approach to Two RBs

Draft season kicked off back in August, but with the bowls complete and the early entrants declared, it is just halftime of the scouting process. Here, Chris Dougherty delivers Derrick Henry and Paul Perkins on two: a trait-based comparison of two highly touted running backs. There are many methods to evaluate players for the upcoming NFL Draft.…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.17

The final week of the NFL season is in the books and the playoff picture is set in both conferences. Hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are back for ITP The Podcast Volume 1.17, their final show of the regular season as they look to get you ready for the NFL Playoffs and CFB Championship. Chuck…

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…

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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…