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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.…

Dak Prescott On Two: Progressions

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. Dak Prescott enjoyed Heisman hype during the 2014 season, when he and Mississippi State got off to a…

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…

Florida vs Alabama: ITP’s SEC Championship Game Hub

Before the big SEC championship game ‒ Florida vs Alabama ‒ review what Inside the Pylon head writer Mark Schofield had to say about these teams throughout the season. Click here for North Carolina vs Clemson, Michigan State vs Iowa, Stanford vs USC, and Houston vs Temple. In this review of college football’s week 3 action, we look at…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Patriot Michael Williams: A Tackle In Tight End’s Clothing

Pass protection, run blocking schemes, picking up the blitz and good decision making all contribute to offensive success. Brian Filipiak looks at an old-school blocking tight end, Patriot Michael Williams, being used in a modern passing attack. More and more teams in the NFL are turning to faster, highly athletic tight ends to augment their offense.…

CFB Week 2 Collection

This is the 2015 CFB Week 2 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcast and NFL pages. Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech In Part 1, Mark Schofield previews Virginia Tech’s Man Coverage Schemes Against the Option, breaking down the film of last season’s game where the Hokies used a 3-3-5 defense and Cover 0 to slow down Ohio…

Friday Walkthrough: Air Force vs. Navy & Other Key Matchups

Week 5 of the college football calendar is upon us, and with it, the meeting between the Air Force Falcons and Navy Midshipmen. To help you organize your Saturday, Mark Schofield tells you what to look for in Air Force vs. Navy and other key matchups. CFB Week 4 Film Reviews CFB Big Block: LSU pulled away…

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…