Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

13 Sep 2014, 12:47pm by Matt Waldman

Talent Mining: Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon

One of the most compelling skill players in this draft is former QB Jerick McKinnon, the Vikings’ third-round pick to back up Adrian Peterson

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1 comment, Last at 13 Sep 2014, 5:16pm by Raiderjoe

11 Sep 2014, 09:34am by Matt Waldman

Boiler Room: Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon

Running Backs don’t have to be “five-tool” ball carriers to succeed in the NFL — especially if a couple of tools compensate for a lack of others. Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon might be this kind of prospect.

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1 comment, Last at 11 Sep 2014, 6:07pm by big10freak

06 Sep 2014, 10:55am by Matt Waldman

RSP Rorschach: Michigan WR/TE Devin Funchess

Some plays are like Rorschach inkblots because there’s no definitive answer to why they unfold the way they do. If you were a coach, which issue with this play involving Michigan star Devin Funchess do you think has the highest impact on its outcome? You vote.

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1 comment, Last at 09 Sep 2014, 8:37pm by andrew

05 Sep 2014, 10:32am by Matt Waldman

WRs Jaelen Strong and Ty Montgomery: Tipping Their Hand

aunted wide receiver prospects Jaelen Strong and Ty Montgomery demonstrate that when it comes to the a craft of playing the position, a slow mind negates size, strength, and speed.

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01 Sep 2014, 12:51pm by Matt Waldman

Boiler Room: Louisville WR DeVante Parker

DeVante Parker knows the vertical game, but must learn to sell it.

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1 comment, Last at 01 Sep 2014, 4:45pm by Theo

25 Aug 2014, 10:46am by Matt Waldman

The Difficulty of Judging Football Speed

Nebraska runner Ameer Abdullah’s 43-yard touchdown vs. Illinois offers a sound example of the difficulties of judging speed without a stopwatch, but why it’s still as important as the 40-time.

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4 comments, Last at 26 Aug 2014, 2:04pm by tuluse

20 Aug 2014, 09:46pm by Aaron Schatz

25 Maps That Explain College Football

Uh-oh, somebody introduced the SBNation people to the Vox people. Mix politics and college football and you know this all ends with Jonathan Chait complaining about Ohio State again.

Actually, there are some pretty cool maps in here: where players come from, why they all end up in the SEC, and why they all wouldn't have ended up in the SEC 50 years ago since, you know, a lot of them are African-American.

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1 comment, Last at 21 Aug 2014, 9:13am by Will Allen

15 Jul 2014, 11:49pm by Matt Waldman

LSU's Leonard Fournette: Best in a Decade?

In a decade? So says the Sporting News college football preview. The next Adrian Peterson? Some say so. Matt Waldman takes a look.

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2 comments, Last at 16 Jul 2014, 11:06pm by justanothersteve

22 May 2014, 11:02pm by Rivers McCown

Are Certain Types of Passes More Likely to be Intercepted?

Bill Connelly looks at his college football charting data from 2014 to see what we can learn about interceptions going forward.

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8 comments, Last at 29 May 2014, 11:16am by Travis

20 May 2014, 03:00pm by Rivers McCown

How Much College Quarterbacks Are Worth

538 creates a system with college QBR to project how much college quarterbacks were actually worth to their schools.

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10 comments, Last at 11 Jul 2014, 11:48pm by mstef8