The NCAA and The State Of Indiana

Inside the Pylon has looked at the absurdity of freshman ineligibility, what it’s like to cheer for a bad guy, the bonding power of fandom, lessons in a football life, and why players are killing themselves for our entertainment. Interrupting his draft profiles, Mark Schofield left the film room to examine how the relationship between the NCAA…

SEC Permanent Crossover Games: Unfair?

“Who did you play?” is always a consideration in the polls and rankings. As the presumptive best-conference in the country, the SEC matchups matter most of all in determining who gets to play in the National Championship Game. Are the SEC permanent crossover games affecting some teams’ ability to win titles? Auburn lost to Georgia…

Understanding Pass Defenses

This article serves as a primer on understanding pass defenses in the NFL. Familiarity with the concepts here will help you identify these coverages, but more importantly their strengths and weaknesses to better understand why an offense might use them in a certain situation. To break things down into manageable chunks, topics are organized as follows: Basic…