First Sound: Vad Lee, Progressions and the Four Verticals Concept

Inside the Pylon and Mark Schofield present First Sound: Vad Lee, Progressions, and the Four Verticals Concept, another video in the series that resides at our YouTube Channel. Future topics include animated diagrams, player breakdowns, film study, and work from special guests. In this installment of the series, James Madison University quarterback Vad Lee executes a four vertical…

The Perils of Box Score Scouting: Josh Woodrum and Missed Opportunities

What shows up on the stat sheet isn’t necessarily reflective of what happens on the film. Mark Schofield looks at the perils of box score scouting, digging into the film of 2016 NFL Draft prospect Josh Woodrum and how the box score did not reflect a missed presnap opportunity by the quarterback. The perils of box score scouting have taught us that…

First Sound: Carson Wentz Progressions

Inside the Pylon and Mark Schofield are proud to present First Sound: Carson Wentz Progressions, 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 North Dakota State senior…

Introducing First Sound: The Inside the Pylon YouTube Channel

New Year, new content. The staff at Inside the Pylon is proud to introduce First Sound, a new series of video breakdowns that will also reside at our YouTube Channel. Future topics will include animated diagrams, player breakdowns, film study, and some special guests. Happy New Year! To celebrate, every day this week we’ll highlight a…

Carson Wentz On Two: Deep Accuracy

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. Success in the vertical passing game is crucial to many NFL offenses. But for these schemes to work,…

Josh Woodrum On Two: Arm Talent

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. The search for draftable NFL talent carries scouts far and wide. One of the places off the beaten…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Christian Hackenberg and Carson Wentz: Facing The Weak Side DE Drop

Mark Schofield is a crazy person. Quarterbacks are the most sought after assets by NFL Draft evaluators, and prospects are analyzed from every angle. Mark Schofield looks at two prospects ‒ Christian Hackenberg and Carson Wentz ‒ executing the same play, with different results. What if I told you that two of the top quarterbacks…

Friday Walkthrough: Pac-12 and CAA Clashes

Week 4 of the college football calendar is upon us, and to help you organize your Saturday, Mark Schofield and Shawn Spencer tell you what they’ll be looking for in the Pac-12 and CAA clashes this weekend. CFB Week 3 Film Reviews Chad Kelly Responds: Ole Miss knocked off Alabama in an SEC West clash last…

CFB Preview: Stony Brook at William & Mary

Most college football fans are focused on the power conferences, the Heisman race, and the chase for national playoff spots. But there’s much more to the CFB landscape, like this weekend’s CAA clash of Stony Brook at William & Mary. Mark Schofield looks at one of the most compelling matchups of the weekend. The Colonial Athletic…