Christian Hackenberg On Two: Progressions and Pocket Awareness

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. Having highlighted the ability of Christian Hackenberg to deliver throws with timing and anticipation, another area where the…

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…

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Record Setting Day

Pylon University‘s Optimum Offense play of the week usually involves a quarterback: Jameis Winston, Trevone Boykin and Travis Wilson have all taken home the award this season. However, what Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon did against Nebraska might have been the performance of the year. It started as a battle for sole possession of first place in…