Football Term Glossary

ITP Glossary: Sinking the Hips

Sinking the hips is a commonly used scouting term to help describe the ability of players to lower their hips and center of gravity in order to execute their assignment. For a receiver, it allows them to decelerate quickly and to aid in generating distance between themselves and a defender when running routes that require…

The Secret Behind Notre Dame’s Offensive Line: Harry Hiestand

This year, for the only the third time in 50 years, two offensive linemen from the same school were selected in the top 10 picks of the NFL Draft. The Indianapolis Colts drafted guard Quenton Nelson 6th overall and the San Francisco 49ers drafted tackle Mike McGlinchey 9th overall, both hailing from Notre Dame. While…

Equanimeous St. Brown: Expectations and Projection

Equanimeous St. Brown perplexes me. The Notre Dame wideout exhibits an impressive stature with excellent height at 6’4” and a lanky frame that could stand to add weight to the 205 pounds he currently carries. Based off size alone he’s an intriguing prospect for NFL teams and evaluators. However, after turning to his production you…