2016 NFL Draft: Anthony Zettel – Penn State

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By Zach Gransinger Anthony Zettel DT #98 - Penn State Height: 6'4" Weight: 278 Year: RS Senior Games Viewed 2014-UCF 2014-Akron 2014-Rutgers 2014-Ohio State 2014-Indiana Strengths Very good motor Brings game to another level at goal line/4th and short Superior athlete at DT Very quick hands for slap/swim Great … [Read more...]

Getting a jump on the 2016 NFL Draft

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The NFL Draft (circa 2015) is already in the rear view of most pro football fan’s minds.  The four month buildup to the annual selection process was filled with the usual frenetic frenzy of prognostication and pundit pontification.  I just like those words; prognostication and pontification. Did anyone happen to notice that The Football Educator’s … [Read more...]

2016 NFL Draft: Shilique Calhoun – Michigan State

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By Zach Grasinger Shilique Calhoun DE #89 - Michigan State Height: 6'5" Weight: 250 Year: Games Viewed 2013 USF 2013 Michigan 2013 Ohio State 2013 Iowa 2014 Nebraska Strengths Long and lean athlete Possess NFL size and athleticism Frame could easily support 10 more lbs. Has very good to exceptional get … [Read more...]

2016 NFL Draft: Shawn Oakman – Baylor

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Shawn Oakman DE #2 - Baylor Height - 6'9" Weight - 280 Year - RS Senior Games Viewed 2013 Oklahoma 2014 SMU 2014 Buffalo 2014 Oklahoma State Strengths Truly special trio of frame/size/athleticism. Immense power generation capability from his hips through his arms and hands that results in the ability to reestablish the … [Read more...]

2016 NFL Draft: Eric Striker – Oklahoma

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Eric Striker OLB #19 - Oklahoma Height: 6'0" Weight: 223 Year: Senior Games Viewed 2013 Alabama 2014 West Virginia 2014 Kansas State 2014 Tennesse 2014 Clemson Strengths Extremely athletic, explosive athlete with safety size playing OLB. Uses his 6-0 height to gain tremendous leverage when rushing the passer around the … [Read more...]

Denver Broncos – 2015 NFL Draft Recap: Part 2

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The Thorn Report - Denver Broncos Draft Recap Part 2 of Brandon Thorn's look at the 2015 NFL Draft for the Denver Broncos, reviewing the backside selections for the Orange and Blue. Lorenzo Doss - 5-10/182 Strengths: Excellent COD ability, smooth in and out of backpedal Former WR with outstanding hands for his position Known for … [Read more...]

Denver Broncos – 2015 NFL Draft Recap

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The Thorn Report - Denver Broncos Draft Recap The Denver Broncos came into the 2015 NFL Draft with several positional needs but more importantly, a desire to get tougher. They started things off with ten selections but drafted only nine due to a first-round trade to move up and select Missouri defensive end Shane Ray at pick 23. The trade involved … [Read more...]

Matt Flynn, The NFL Draft and You

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By David Igono Success in the NFL as a GM is difficult, to the point where only a handful of franchises experience consistent success. How good or bad the decision making processes are for a particular GM can only be analyzed in that teams specific team-building context. Though the draft is the best way to build a team, it’s not the only way to … [Read more...]

Brandon Thorn’s 2015 NFL Draft “BIG BOARD” – FINAL

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By Brandon Thorn Here are my top graded players so far for the 2015 NFL Draft. These grades are based on film study and how I grade the positional characteristics for the player’s respective position. Before I even start writing a prospect’s report I will ensure I have seen a minimum of four games on them. Most of the time six games. I like to … [Read more...]

Eli Harold – Virginia

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Eli Harold College: Virginia Position: Defensive End Height: Feet Inches 6 3 Weight: 247lbs Speed: 4.60 Wonderlic Score: Athletic Ability Q.A.B. 7.5 Quick Feet 7 C.O.D. 7 Flexibility 7.5 Coordination 8 Summary: Harold possesses outstanding burst and twitch in his get off. He … [Read more...]