NFL Draft Profile: William & Mary WR Tre McBride

The 2015 NFL Draft is loaded with talented wide receivers: Kevin White burned up the Combine, DeVante Parker shines on film, and Devin Smith won a National Championship. Mark Schofield goes off the beaten path to introduce William & Mary WR Tre McBride. Profile For three seasons Tre McBride has been a crucial presence in William & Mary’s offense. The wide receiver…

NFL Draft Profile: Connecticut CB Byron Jones

With the NFL Scouting Combine now in the books, teams now have a battery of information after watching the nation’s best draft-eligible college players run the gamut of tests, exercises, and drills. Among hundreds of athletes, Connecticut CB Byron Jones gained wide-eyed notice with a standout performance. Dave Archibald profiles the talented Husky defensive back.…

Stepping Up: The Footwork of Marcus Mariota vs Jameis Winston

With the advent of the spread option offense in college football, more and more draft prospects lack familiarity with taking the snap from under center and executing a traditional drop into the pocket. Saturday’s NFL Scouting Combine provided a stage for quarterbacks to simulate this maneuver. Inside the Pylon’s QB Mark Schofield examines the footwork of Marcus Mariota…

NFL Draft Profile: West Virginia WR Kevin White

In his second FBS season, West Virginia WR Kevin White exploded onto the national stage in 2014 with an impressive outing against defending national champion Alabama. He finished the campaign with 109 receptions for 1,447 yards and 10 TDs. The senior gained over 100 yards in nine contests, including a standout Liberty Bowl performance against…

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Wilting for Williams: The Race to the First Overall Pick

Barring an upset the size of the Loma Prieta earthquake, the Oakland Raiders appear to have the number one overall pick in the NFL draft locked up. The real race is now for the number two pick, who the Raiders should draft, but won’t. The race to the first overall pick is currently controlled by…