Football Term Glossary

ITP Glossary: Closing Speed

The speed with which the defender exhibits moving from Point A to Point B to decrease the distance between themselves and the ballcarrier is known as closing speed. Acceleration, foot speed, and the angle the defender takes to get to the ball all factor into whether a defender displays great closing speed or not. These…

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ITP Glossary: Inverted Veer

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with any terms…

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ITP Glossary: Veer Play

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with…

Paxton Lynch On Two: Learning From Mistakes

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. At the heart of the every draft evaluation lies a projection. Regardless of position, when an evaluator places…

Temple vs Houston: ITP’s AAC Championship Game Hub

Before the big American Athletic Conference championship game ‒ Temple vs Houston ‒ review what Inside the Pylon head writer Mark Schofield had to say about these teams throughout the season. Click here for Stanford vs USC, Florida vs Alabama, North Carolina vs Clemson, and Michigan State vs Iowa. The Temple Owls had a big matchup with Notre Dame on Halloween. The Owls rely…

Paxton Lynch On Two

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, a new segment: On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. While not the recommended method of player…