CFB Big Gain: Design & Execution On Nebraska’s Big Score

If there’s one thing Mark Schofield loves more than Newcastle United, it is proper design and execution, like on Nebraska’s big score. The past 10 months or so have not been kind to Nebraska fans. Last season began with promise, and then, like so many recent years, it came crashing down. Bo Pelini was fired at the end of…

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…

CFB’s Opening Weekend: Great Matchups Outside

CFB’s opening weekend brings fans a couple compelling non-conference matchups and the chance to really focus on potential NFL draft prospects. Shawn Spencer makes his Inside The Pylon debut looking at the matchup between Josh Doctson of TCU and the cornerbacks of Minnesota, as well as Ohio State’s Michael Thomas against Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller.…

The TCU Offense: Packaged Screens and Pistol Play-Action

It has been nearly eight months since the last NCAA FBS game was played – the Championship matchup between the Oregon Ducks and Ohio State Buckeyes. But football is back, baby. Mark Schofield dissects the TCU offense, focusing on two schemes from their high octane offense: Pistol Play-action and the Packed Screen concept. On Thursday night, quarterback…