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…

Victor Cruz

An Ode to Victor Cruz

On a warm August night in 2010, undrafted free agent wide receiver Victor Cruz burst onto the New York City scene. The Giants and Jets were facing off in their annual Snoopy Bowl, opening their new shared MetLife Stadium. The physical matchup, which saw Giants quarterback Eli Manning suffer a vicious cut on his forehead…

Pylon U February 23, 2017 – Austin Rehkow & Al-Quadin Muhammad Interviews, Kizer Breakdown

Pylon U hosts Shane Alexander and Jeff Feyerer interview two NFL prospects and later discuss the process as well as the pitfalls of analyzing a high profile college quarterback. Former University of Idaho specialist Austin Rehkow discusses both kicking and punting in college. The future NFL special teamer discusses the nuances needed to perform at a…