1. NFL Draft Recap 2010: Ten Bold Predictions About the Draft Class

    After a draft where Optimum Scouting devoted 350 days to scouting, I have a few strong opinions on how certain players will fit and perform with their respective pro teams...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 14,286 reads 61 comments

  2. NFL Draft Recap 2010: Best of the Undrafted Free Agents

    After seven long rounds with the 2010 NFL Draft in the bookswe'll take a look at some of the best players not taken in the Top 255. Every year, many undrafted players get a shot in the NFL and make NFL teams...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 37,073 reads 16 comments

  3. 2010 NFL Draft: Top 150 Propsects Left After Day Two

    There are still some big names on the board such as Bruce Campbell (18th on our board), Perrish Cox (21st), Eric Norwood (34th), and Dan LeFevour (third-rated QB on our board)...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 889 reads 2 comments

  4. NFL Draft: Top 100 Players Still Available on Day Two

    With Day One of the draft in the books, some glaring and surprising names are still left on our board. Guys like Jimmy Clausen (ninth on our board), Charles Brown and Bruce Campbell ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 1,120 reads 2 comments

  5. NFL Draft Picks: Five Picks to Watch for Early in Day Two

    After a day one of the draft that was as predictably unpredictable, we’re left which at least three to four names that we had no idea would make it past pick 32...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 304 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Draft: Ranking the Tebow Landing Spot Possibilities

    I know many are getting sick of hearing about him, many are getting sick looking at him, and hey, I’m sick of writing about him for the most part...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 1,401 reads 13 comments

  7. 2010 NFL Draft: Buying or Selling Top Prospects for Each Position

    Three hundred-plus days of scouting have lead to this. After spending the past year analyzing each prospect, it’s time that I put out in the open the players that I feel are ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 6,037 reads 24 comments

  8. 2010 NFL Draft: 10 Intriguing Prospects Not Named Tim Tebow

    With most of the draft buzz consistently hovering Tim Tebow, it's obvious that he's probably the most intriguing prospect in the last 5 years from a transitional perspective...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 2,383 reads 11 comments

  9. NFL Draft: Differing Theories On How to Draft for Success

    The reason fans love the draft so much is that it’s very comparable to the NFL season and appeal. Some teams are in better position than others to succeed and some teams just get it while others don’t...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 614 reads 5 comments

  10. NFL Draft: Five Reasons Why the Rams May Pass on Sam Bradford

    Let me first off make it clear that in my mock draft coming soon, I have Sam Bradford going in the top spot...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 5,050 reads 25 comments

  11. 2010 NFL Draft: Is C.J. Spiller Worth a Top 10 Pick?

    Since 2004, six teams have selected a running back in the top ten selections of the draft—and the theory makes sense to an extent...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 1,333 reads 16 comments

  12. 2010 NFL Draft: Is Mike Holmgren Revealing His Plans or Bluffing?

    Every NFL off-season, usually after the initial punch of free agency finally settles and draft time really becomes the focal point of ESPN and NFL franchises alike, teams “let ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 7 years ago 2,754 reads 5 comments

  13. NFL Draft: Ranking Each Team's Draft Success Over the Last Five Years

    Every year, usually mere days after the draft, ESPN personalities and websites across the Internet criticize and immortalize the most recent NFL draft classes...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 33,834 reads 38 comments

  14. 2010 NFL Draft: 10 Options for the New England Patriots' First 4 Picks

    Always one of the most active team’s in the draft, the Patriots have mastered the art of stockpiling 1st and 2nd round picks. This year, they have 4 picks in the top 53 selections, and only a few needs that really need filling...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 1,625 reads 10 comments

  15. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Why Carlos Dunlap Is Falling

    After a very impactful sophomore campaign that helped the Florida Gators win the National Championship, Dunlap was on the national radar of every NFL scout and looked like an eventual top 10 pick...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 2,742 reads 5 comments

  16. Mock Draft: Why Anthony Davis Of Rutgers Is Falling

    Once viewed as an athletic and mobile left tackle with top 10 potential from Rutgers, Anthony Davis has started to see his stock slip down draft boards in recent weeks...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 609 reads 1 comments

  17. Tim Tebow to Every NFL Team: What Are the Chances?

    With fans from every team craving to get Tim Tebow in their team’s colors pleading like teenage girls beg for Miley Cyrus tickets, I’ll try to not only handicap the Tebow sweepstakes, I’ll attempt to predicit where he’ll end up...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 3,948 reads 14 comments

  18. 2010 NFL Draft: Top 50 Prospects Following the NFL Combine

    Now that the Combine is complete, the main evaluation part of the 2010 NFL Draft is all but down. Teams will go to Pro Days to see prospects who didn’t go or didn’t perform at the ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 19,928 reads 44 comments

  19. NFL Combine Results 2010: A Recap of Eight Things NFL Scouts Learned

    Now that the Combine is over, we’ll go more in-depth than just the numbers and the 40 times and the bench press that probably by now, you’ve been bashed over the head with...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 4,553 reads 5 comments

  20. NFL Combine 2010 Results: Tuesday's Winners and Losers

    In what may viewed as the final day of the Thanksgiving of the draft season (with Christmas being Draft Day), scouts got a chance to check out maybe the deepest position of the draft: the defensive backs...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 2,297 reads 4 comments

  21. 2010 NFL Combine: 10 Prospects To Watch for Tuesday

    The final group for testing, the drills these defensive backs run are a lot like the receivers do, and scouts can expect the same results. Some corners have outstanding speed and quickness but need to show up in the coverage part of the day...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 865 reads 2 comments

  22. NFL Combine 2010 Results: Monday's Winners and Losers

    After the first “workweek” day of the Combine is complete, it’s likely that much of the fanbase that watched over the weekend missed maybe the deepest position in the draft, along the defensive line...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 8,149 reads 25 comments

  23. NFL Combine 2010: 10 Prospects To Watch for Monday

    With the offense done now with the Combine, it’s time to take a look at the defensive side of the ball, and today especially at the front seven...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 3,148 reads 1 comments

  24. NFL Combine 2010 Results: Sunday's Winners and Losers

    After what may be the best "fan" day for the Combine, there were many, many guys who moved up and down both my board and probably scouts' boards...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 5,709 reads 1 comments

  25. NFL Combine 2010 Results: Did Tim Tebow Improve His Draft Stock on Sunday?

    Every year, guys surprise that many fans didn't know coming in but can boast that they've heard of a guy who could be a future NFL Pro Bowler. But, when a guy with "star power" outperforms the hype already attached to him, it's exciting to watch...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 7 years ago 14,603 reads 26 comments