The Physiology behind the NFL Combine – DL & LB

TGC Physiology behind the NFL Combine DL and LB

TFE contributor Casan Scott looks at the physiology behind the NFL Combine, analyzing position by position to give us a better understanding of exactly what the numbers really mean coming out of INDY each and every year. If you missed the introduction to this ongoing series, here's a quick link that will catch you up to speed - Click … [Read more...]

Scouting College Quarterbacks – Cognative Ability/Muscle Memory

TGC Scouting College Quarterbacks Part 14

This is the 11th and final section of the running series on Scouting College Quarterbacks. Author Malcolm Gladwell stated that it takes up to "10,000 hours of practice" to become an expert at anything.  This repetitive practice produces the cognative ability and internal muscle memorization where upon the action becomes almost rote.  Football … [Read more...]

Mountain West Football – Mountain Division Week 13

TGC Mountain Division 13

Every week I sit down with Jesse Kurtz of the Mountain West to review the prior week's games and take a look at the coming action. Falcons look to shoot down Aztecs, Spartans "out of the frying pan & into the fire" vs Aggie D, Lobos running into CSU's Heisman Trophy hopeful Grayson, Broncos want to bust a trend vs Cowboys. Air Force at San … [Read more...]

Mountain West Football – West Division Week 13

TGC West Division 13

Every week I sit down with Jesse Kurtz of the Mountain West to review the prior week's games and take a look at the coming action. Aztecs look to shoot down Air Force, Spartans "out of the frying pan & into the fire" vs Aggie D, Tim DeRuyter pulls out all his motivational magic to gear up against the Wolfpack, and two Rebel receivers … [Read more...]

Scouting College Quarterbacks – Vectoring & Dynamic Geometry

TGC Scouting College Quarterbacks Part 13

Here is the tenth section in the ongoing series of the intricacies of scouting college quarterbacks. There are too many instances of failed careers in the National Football League at the quarterback position, not because of the lack of physical talent, but because the lack of the basic understanding of how to implement that talent on the field. … [Read more...]

Mountain West Football – Week 12

TGC Mountain West Week 12

Every week I sit down with Jesse Kurtz of the Mountain West to review the prior week's games and take a look at the coming action. A big slate of games in this week with the Falcons looking to continue to legitimize their turnaround season against the Wolfpack, New Mexico trying to find some late game magic to get over the hump against Utah State, … [Read more...]

Scouting College Quarterbacks – INTANGIBLES

TGC Scouting College Quarterbacks Part 12

Here is the ninth section in the ongoing series of the intricacies of scouting college quarterbacks. Intangibles are those "fuzzy" factors that you can't put a statistical measurement on when it comes to evaluating any position on the football field.  But perhaps no other single category has brought down the future development of young … [Read more...]

Scouting College Quarterbacks – PRODUCTION

TGC Scouting College Quarterbacks Part 11

Here is the eighth section in the ongoing series of the intricacies of scouting college quarterbacks. There won't be many (if any) football people argue with the notion that the quarterback is the most important catalyst to a TEAM winning in just about any level of the sport.  Today's game is so heavily predicated on the skill and abilities of the … [Read more...]

Mountain West Football – Week 10

TGC Mountain West Football Week 10

Every week I sit down with Jesse Kurtz of the Mountain West to review the prior week's games and take a look at the coming action.  Once again, with so many cross-divisional and non-conference games this week, we've compiled all our looks into one "MOUNTAIN SIZED" post. Here's our Q&A entering into Week 10 of NCAA Football;  Air Force looks to … [Read more...]

The Physiology behind the NFL Combine

TGC The Physiology behind the NFL Combine

It's never too early to be thinking about the NFL Draft. I was assigned "Group Leader" of the Linebackers at the 1995 NFL Combine.  The job description of "Group Leader" is to be DEN MOTHER to the players under your guidance over the course of their 3 days in Indy.  One particular player out of Florida State was placed under my "protection" - … [Read more...]