1. NFL Combine 2011: Should the Top Quarterback Prospects Throw in Indy?

    Ndamukong Suh, viewed as one of the most elite defensive tackle prospects in the past 10 years, decided to do every workout at the Combine, claiming he had "nothing to hide...

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  2. NFL Draft 2011: Blaine Gabbert has "Everything to Prove" Working with Gatorade

    When a player declares for the NFL Draft, they soon realize their pro career and workout routine starts before they even get a professional shot...

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  3. 2011 NFL Draft: Comparing Super Bowl Players To 2011 NFL Draft Prospects

    In my second annual Super Bowl Players to Draft Prospect comparison, we'll take a look at some of the top players on the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers to see if some of ...

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  4. 2011 NFL Draft: Could JaMarcus Russell Ties Keep Nick Fairley Out of the Top 5?

    As we reported before on www.OptimumScouting.com during our Senior Bowl coverage, we found out in Mobile an interesting, maybe huge, fact about a top junior in the class of the 2011 NFL Draft...

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  5. Sam Bradford Interview: Improvements and Developments in Year One with the Rams

    I got a chance to catch up with former No. 1 overall pick and current St. Louis franchise quarterback Sam Bradford, who is at the Super Bowl festivities for Super Bowl week...

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  6. 2011 Senior Bowl: 10 Players Who Impressed On Day Two

    I'm here live at the Senior Bowl, and while it's been a long first three days of the bowl week with practices, there is still a lot to be determined with some of the top prospects in this draft class attending the Senior Bowl...

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  7. 2011 Senior Bowl: LIVE Recap Of Monday's North Practice

    Here are Optimum Scouting's notes from the North Practice on Monday. Follow me on twitter for constant updates all week. www.twitter...

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  8. 2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Offensive Prospects

    As I've said many times via Twitter, I will be attending the 2011 Senior Bowl practices Monday through Wednesday...

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  9. Brady Hoke To Michigan: Is He Ready to Bring Back the Roses in Ann Arbor?

    Okay, Michigan fans, you missed out on Jim Harbaugh, Les Miles, even Gary Patterson of TCU and Gary Pinkel of Missouri...

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  10. 2011 NFL Draft: Pat White or Joe Webb? Dual Threat QBs Have a Choice To Make

    College football is rapidly changing. The days of "Pro Style" offensives are all but gone, and even now more teams are looking for athletic quarterbacks who can run the option and beat teams with their feet as much if not more than with their arm...

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  11. 2011 NFL Draft: Will Auburn's Cam Newton or Nick Fairley Be Drafted Higher?

    Cam Newton has been outstanding this year, having a Heisman season that reminds people of Vince Young and Tim Tebow's domination in the college ranks...

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  12. 2011 NFL Draft: New Orleans Saints Draft Preview

    A shocking loss to this Seahawks in their opening playoff game quickly put an end to the Saints ' hopes of repeating their appearance in the Super Bowl...

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  13. 2011 NFL Draft: Is Missouri's Blaine Gabbert a Bigger, Stronger Chase Daniel?

    Blaine Gabbert has gained some notoriety now, thanks to his declaring for the draft and Andrew Luck staying in school. And while he's been No...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 5 years ago 2,136 reads 5 comments

  14. 2011 NFL Draft: 10 Juniors Who Will Follow Andrew Luck's Lead, Stay in College

    Andrew Luck's decision to stay at Stanford for his fourth year (he'll be a red-shirt junior) was shocking to some. In a previous article, I discussed this as a very real possibility thanks to his father's influence and his desire to finish college...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 5 years ago 13,417 reads 5 comments

  15. NFL Draft Prospect Matt Szczur: NFL or MLB?

    Many athletes in college sports in the past and present have been dual sport athletes. Guys like Tony Gonzalez, Julius Peppers, Antonio Gates and most recently Jimmy Graham have been productive talents as both basketball and football players...

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  16. 10 People with the Most To Gain If Andrew Luck Stays at Stanford

    Many reports have surfaced that, like Sam Bradford two years ago, the projected top pick in the NFL Draft may stay in college for another year...

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  17. Battle for the Commander In Chief Trophy: December 11th Edition

    Alabama vs. Auburn was an outstanding rivalry matchup this year. USC vs. UCLA had a brawl among fans before the game, showing how bitter that rivalry is. Texas vs. Oklahoma has had national title implications in the past...

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  18. NCAA Coaching Carousel Weekly Update: Dec. 3 Edition

    In the first installment of what will be a weekly update, I’ll rank the top coaching prospects around the country, the possible jobs they might go to, the football jobs that are ...

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  19. BCS Embarrassment: The Big East Is the Real Problem with the BCS

    Judging by the title, you can tell that I'm not the biggest BCS supporter. I don't mind the system of ranking teams, and I think sometimes the computers are actually more accurate than human voters...

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  20. NFL's True Indicator: Offensive Line Tells Interesting Story for Year Thus Far

    I've tried to say, to whoever would listen, that the easiest way to see if a team will be good the following year or come playoff time is to look at how the offensive line is playing...

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  21. Fantasy Football:

    In the second week at www.NFLHouse.com of " Bye Week Buyers ," we'll once again look at the players who are on bye weeks this week and a few options for you to pick up to make up for the loss...

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  22. NFL Preseason Headliners: Ten Players With the Most Buzz

    Preseason football isn’t something that should be taken all that seriously. First team guys are trying to get comfortable and not get injured. Coaches aren’t calling games that hopefully result in a win...

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  23. Mountain West Conference To BCS? The Timeline of the Conference's Growth

    If you haven't been following the college football expansion rumors and possibilities, you could be in store for a mind-boggling 2011 season.After the near Big 12, Pac-10 super merger fell through, we were only left with Nebraska departing to the Big Ten.

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  24. Brett Favre Shocker: On Plane to Minnesota, Likely Back with Vikings

    Exactly one year ago to the day, August 17th, Brad Childress introduced Brett Favre to the practice field to begin his work with the Minnesota Vikings...

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  25. Fantasy Football Primer: Quarterback Breakdown

    The top fantasy players in just about every type of league are the running backs. Usually the top 7-10 selections are running backs because of the fact that they are likely 100+ yard per game guys who should get 7-10 touchdowns in the season...

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