SIS Football Rookie Handbook Preview: Jerry Jeudy

Continuing our position-by-position preview of this year’s draft class, we shift our focus to wide receivers. As a scouting staff, we use common terminology to grade every trait that we evaluate. We use a 1-9 scale with a 1 representing a “Reject” grade and a 9 meaning a “Rare” grade for whatever trait we are […]

SIS Rookie Football Handbook Preview: D’Andre Swift

Continuing our position-by-position preview of this year’s draft class, we shift our focus to running backs. As a scouting staff, we use common terminology to grade every trait that we evaluate. We use a 1-9 scale with a 1 representing a “Reject” grade and a 9 meaning a “Rare” grade for whatever trait we are […]

SIS Rookie Football Handbook Preview: Tua Tagovailoa

One Liner  Tagovailoa is a highly accurate and clutch quarterback with great leadership ability and a winning pedigree, who will excel at the next level as long as he protects himself and stays healthy. Overall  Tagovailoa was the quarterback in Alabama’s spread RPO-heavy offense. He played in 33 career games and started 24 the past […]

SIS Football Rookie Handbook Preview: Joe Burrow

In the coming weeks, we will be going position-by-position and previewing this year’s draft class and the most logical place to start is with the quarterbacks. Before we get into the reports though, it’s important that we explain how our grading scale works. As a scouting staff, we use common terminology to grade every trait […]

Using the Football Rookie Handbook to Rate the Draft

By NATE COOPER AND JOHN TODD Which team fared best in the NFL Draft per our rankings in the 2019 Football Rookie Handbook? We tried to find out. Not every player from the Handbook was drafted and not every player that was drafted was in the Handbook. For players that weren’t in the book, we assigned […]

Mock Draft 7.0: With Free Agency Done, QBs Fall, Broncos Trade Back Into Round 1, Patriots Take a Chance

Welcome to my first mock draft of the season, and sorry in advance. This year in particular felt arduous in terms of balancing team needs and trying to match players with certain characteristics coaches like, to the extent we think coaches like them. (An insane amount of coaching turnover doesn’t help matters, either.) This is […]

Stat of the Week: NFL Draft Top Prospects

With the football season over, it’s time to shift attention to the future and the upcoming NFL Draft.

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