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…

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…

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ITP Glossary: X Receiver

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…