2018 First Sound Hub

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Inside the Pylon has football fans covered from every angle. If you want to see visual breakdowns of some of the top draft prospects every season, the Inside the Pylon YouTube channel is your place. Over there you will find countless videos putting prospects under the microscope. Here is Mark Schofield’s 2018 First Sound series, breaking down critical traits shown by some of the quarterbacks in this draft class. The videos are listed in the order uploaded. For the Interception Series you can click here.

Brandon Silvers and Manipulation – This video from last summer looks at the Troy University quarterback and his ability to manipulate defenders with his eyes.

Devante Kincade – This video from last summer breaks down the Grambling quarterback and some impressive traits.

Austin Allen and Ball Placement – This video looks at the precision passing from Arkansas quarterback Austin Allen.

Richard Lagow and “Think, Confirm, Throw” – Richard Lagow caught very early buzz this season. This video from the summer looks at processing speed.

Josh Allen Versus Hawaii – Josh Allen is perhaps the most polarizing draft quarterback this side of Lamar Jackson. This video breaks down every passing attempt from his game against Hawaii, and truly has something for both sides of the debate.

J.T. Barrett and the Thought Process – J.T. Barrett was a tremendous college quarterback, but how will his traits translate to the NFL? This video breaks down his thinking in the pocket.

Kurt Benkert and Maintaining Aggression – Kurt Benkert had a great half of football against one of the nation’s best defenses, the University of Miami. But there’s more to the Virginia quarterback than one half.

Sam Darnold: Processing Speed and Mechanics on Waggle – Schofield broke down Darnold’s bowl game as it was unfolding. This first video looks at Darnold running a waggle concept.

Sam Darnold: Ohio State Pick Six – Darnold threw a Pick Six against the Buckeyes. How did it happen?

Sam Darnold: Promise and Peril – On successive plays against Ohio State, Darnold flashed the tremendous talent, as well as the dangers that come with him as a quarterback.

Luke Falk and Processing Speed – Luke Falk is generating interest as a mid-round quarterback. This video looks at his processing speed in Mike Leach’s offense.

Baker Mayfield: Can He Anticipate? – Baker Mayfield is QB1 for some. The question of anticipation is one he needed to address in 2017. Did he?

Kyle Lauletta and the “Endless Quest for Knowledge” – Quarterbacks must always be learning. Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta showed an ability to learn from mistakes almost immediately in this game against James Madison.

Logan Woodside: Footwork and Pocket Feel – Logan Woodside has flown under the radar this draft cycle, but with an invitation to the Scouting Combine he can make some noise. This video looks at his feel inside the pocket.

Lamar Jackson: Athleticism and Raw Talent in the Passing Game – Here we dive into Jackson’s raw talent, and try and flip the script to show how it is a boost to a team’s passing game.

Mike White: Processing Speed and Decision Making – These traits were a question mark heading into this past season. Did White answer them?

Kyle Lauletta Versus William & Mary – This video breaks down every play from Lauletta in this game against Richmond’s in-state rival.

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