Futures

Analyzing the tape of college football's best players... and the NFL's future stars.

Futures

Futures: Florida TE Jordan Reed
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Futures: Florida TE Jordan Reed

Jordan Reed has the athleticism to follow in Aaron Hernandez's footsteps.

4 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2012, 6:31pm by justanothersteve
Futures: Notre Dame TE Tyler Eifert
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Futures: Notre Dame TE Tyler Eifert

A fluid athlete with promising all-around skills at the position, the 6-foot-6, 245-pound Eifert will appeal to many NFL teams.

2 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2012, 6:49pm by Cliff Claven
Futures: West Virginia WR Tavon Austin
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Futures: West Virginia WR Tavon Austin

Austin is among the most productive receivers in college football, but he hasn't showcased the kind of tools you might expect from an elite receiver.

4 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2012, 1:40am by Zookeepers
Futures: USC QB Matt Barkley
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Futures: USC QB Matt Barkley

A bad or uncharacteristic performance is often the result of a player and/or team stretched to do things that aren’t a part of the game plan. Matt Barkley's off-night against Stanford earlier this month is a good example.

2 comments, Last at 16 May 2013, 9:56pm by Ron1675
Futures: UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin
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Futures: UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin

UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin is a dark-horse candidate for the Heisman Trophy because he displays a maturity with his decision-making that few backs possess at the college level.

Futures: Eddie Lacy
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Futures: Eddie Lacy

When we look at the spectrum of Alabama running backs, Eddie Lacy is more like Trent Richardson or Mark Ingram than Glen Coffee. Matt Waldman shows how Lacy transcended his offensive line against Arkansas.

8 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2013, 7:05am by mano
Futures: Star Lotulelei
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Futures: Star Lotulelei

Quickness and instincts make this 6-foot-4, 320-pound defensive tackle worthy of his first name.

5 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2012, 8:22am by Dean
Futures: Georgia LB Alec Ogletree
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Futures: Georgia LB Alec Ogletree

Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones is the bigger name, but inside linebacker Alec Ogletree is a fine prospect in his own right.

Futures: Tyler Wilson
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Futures: Tyler Wilson

Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson displays reckless tendencies that, if not fixed, could hurt his chances of reaching his potential as an NFL quarterback. However, Wilson also has transcendent moments as a decision-maker.

3 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2012, 3:03pm by Karl Cuba
Futures: A Peyton Manning Transcription
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Futures: A Peyton Manning Transcription

Futures looks at Tennessee-Chattanooga quarterback B.J. Coleman and the skills he transcribed from Peyton Manning.

56 comments, Last at 29 Apr 2012, 5:17pm by DisplacedPackerFan