1. Talented DE DeForest Buckner Shows Limited Skill Set

    Heading into the 2015 college football season, the defensive lineman who was nationally labeled as a "freak" with superhuman length was Baylor's Shawn Oakman ...

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  2. Christian Hackenberg's Glorified Freshman Campaign Did Not Show Future Star QB

    As much as we'd like to hope narratives wouldn't influence how the media ranks NFL draft prospects, they often do...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 21,402 reads 21 comments

  3. Profiling Every GM Ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft

    How you were raised to appreciate the sport of football changes the way you evaluate the game, and general managers aren't any different. Behind all 32 franchises are 32 stories of head men in front offices who were raised in different conditions...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 75,948 reads 132 comments

  4. 2016 NFL Draft: Late-Round Prospects Who Provide Huge Upside

    While the majority of draft coverage revolves around first-round picks, there are times when the media need a nudging to remind them that Day 3 of the draft even exists...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 31,061 reads 31 comments

  5. Breaking Down the NFL Draft's Top Offensive Tackles

    For the majority of fans, the deepest offensive line information comes from mock drafts. Even then, the descriptions of selections usually revolve around team needs more than the specific talents of individual linemen...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 12,792 reads 16 comments

  6. 2016 NFL Draft: Needs and Targets for Teams After 1st Week of Free Agency

    In terms of pure personnel impact, the first few days of free agency are up there with draft weekend in the NFL ...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 148,004 reads 199 comments

  7. FCS Standout Pass-Rusher Javon Hargrave Deserves First-Round Hype

    The concept of draft stock is typically dishonest. For the most part, players aren't moving up and down boards as the draft nears; the media is simply catching on to what NFL scouts already know...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 18,131 reads 23 comments

  8. Potential Landing Spots for NFL Draft's Top OT, Laremy Tunsil

    At this point in the draft process, it's hard to get away from the name Laremy Tunsil. He joined the University of Mississippi as an offensive tackle super recruit and somehow managed to surpass the high expectations set for him...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 40,706 reads 59 comments

  9. Athletic Pass-Rusher Jonathan Bullard Is Epitome of Boom-or-Bust Draft Prospect

    Every scouting report needs to begin with what a player can do. For all the negatives brought out through the evaluation process, it's often lost that every team isn't looking for a full-time starter in every player that they draft...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 22,158 reads 33 comments

  10. NFL Teams Must Temper Expectations for Emmanuel Ogbah After Combine Breakout

    To understand the possible rise of Emmanuel Ogbah, a pass-rusher from Oklahoma State, you must first understand the climate of this draft class...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 14,324 reads 13 comments

  11. 2016 NFL Draft: Biggest Questions Heading into Pro-Day Circuit

    Three major events can impact a draft prospect's stock: his all-star game, the combine and his pro day. For most underclassmen, and all without bachelor degrees, all-star games are an unattainable goal...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 9,433 reads 7 comments

  12. NFL Combine 2016: Grading the Most Notable Invitees

    The football world just collected in Indianapolis for one week. The NFL Scouting Combine is the last big event before free agency, which is a quick flash before the draft cycle hits full force...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 8,665 reads 11 comments

  13. Combine Breakout Star Charles Tapper Has Pro Bowl Potential

    The biggest surprise from Sunday's on-field drills at the NFL Scouting Combine was Charles Tapper's 40-yard dash. Running it in an amazing 4...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 28,421 reads 18 comments

  14. 2016 NFL Combine: This Year's Biggest Boom-or-Bust Prospects

    Officially, the NFL Scouting Combine has already kicked off. Day-by-day, different position groups come in for their initial weigh-ins, but not a single player has yet to run a 40-yard dash...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 17,277 reads 25 comments

  15. Can Vernon Adams Be 2016 NFL Draft's Hidden Gem at Quarterback?

    Vernon Adams has a lot of things going against him, but the former Oregon quarterback is basically invisible on media draft boards...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 16,164 reads 45 comments

  16. Burning Questions Heading into the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

    With the NFL combine starting Tuesday, there isn't much time to cram for the event. The all-star showcase games are over, meaning this is one last time for the league's scouting ...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 37,271 reads 35 comments

  17. What Scouts Are Looking for at the Combine from Pass-Rushers

    Pass-rushers play the most physically demanding position in the NFL . They have to keep outside containment responsibilities in the running game while dominating offensive tackles on their way to quarterback sacks...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 10,107 reads 14 comments

  18. Jaylon Smith Stands out as a Top Linebacker, Even Through Injury

    NFL teams looking at the draft for off-the-ball linebacker prospects will have to face a harsh reality. Though the position is strong at the top, the two elite players are both coming off major knee injuries...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 10,064 reads 26 comments

  19. 2016 NFL Mock Draft: Latest Projections Ahead of the Combine

    With the Super Bowl behind us, the offseason has officially started. Between now and the summer, the draft will take over the NFL world...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 50,056 reads 69 comments

  20. Defensive Tackles Headline 2016 Draft Class, May Be Strongest in Recent History

    The talent distribution for draft classes vary from year to year. We see this most obviously with quarterback prospects, since they are the talk of every draft cycle, but other positions see the same type of fluctuation...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 19,620 reads 36 comments

  21. NFL Draft 2016: The Best Pro-Player Comparisons

    Too often, jargon clutters the NFL draft world. It's hard to get a grasp on what a scouting report really means when it's pumped with cliches and slang you'd imagine being said around a flickering projector in a dark room...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 4 months ago 19,494 reads 24 comments

  22. Latest Fact or Fiction for the 2016 NFL Draft

    The majority of rumors in the NFL draft world start from two major networking events: the Senior Bowl and the combine. The Underwear Olympics aren't until the end of this month ( Feb...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 4 months ago 56,150 reads 70 comments

  23. Joey Bosa Can Be Solid NFL Player, but Not Perennial Pro Bowl Talent

    For three years, Joey Bosa has been a college football star. The question now is how he will transition to the next level...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 4 months ago 23,898 reads 146 comments

  24. 2016 NFL Draft: Dark-Horse Candidates to Rise into the 1st Round

    Every year, we hear about risers and fallers throughout the draft process, but on draft day, there are still surprises. Be it Bruce Irvin landing 15th overall in 2012 or Jake Locker being drafted eighth overall in 2011, there are always Day 1 shocks...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 4 months ago 43,329 reads 38 comments

  25. Breaking Down the Senior Bowl's Biggest Risers

    One of the largest events of the offseason is the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Between the North and South squads, there were over 100 departing college players in practices ...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 4 months ago 19,040 reads 17 comments