Futures

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

Futures

Futures: Unknown, Unsung, and Underappreciated
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Futures: Unknown, Unsung, and Underappreciated

Who are Perez Ashford and Miguel Maysonet? And why does conventional wisdom underrate Texas A&M's Ryan Swope?

12 comments, Last at 10 Apr 2013, 8:32pm by NIU Fan
Futures: The Hybrid RB Evolution
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Futures: The Hybrid RB Evolution

College offenses are targeting running backs of all sizes and roles in ways that continue to blur the line between runner and wide receiver.

22 comments, Last at 01 Apr 2013, 8:16pm by LionInAZ
Futures: Three in the Boiler
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Futures: Three in the Boiler

Tight end Travis Kelce, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, and linebacker Arthur Brown have a lot in common. Matt boils it down.

12 comments, Last at 30 Mar 2013, 8:22am by getessay.com
Futures: Duke QB Sean Renfree
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Futures: Duke QB Sean Renfree

Manning quarterback-guru David Cutcliffe says Duke quarterback Sean Renfree is the steal of the draft. Find out why.

6 comments, Last at 20 Mar 2013, 4:06pm by Dean
Futures: Arkansas RB Knile Davis
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Futures: Arkansas RB Knile Davis

Why does the runner with the top Speed Score metric in this draft class get compared to Shonn Greene by those who study film?

8 comments, Last at 11 Mar 2013, 7:12am by Patmos
Futures: North Carolina Guard Jonathan Cooper
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Futures: North Carolina Guard Jonathan Cooper

Explosive, agile, and purposeful, Cooper has what it takes to play in the NFL for a decade if he can stay healthy.

4 comments, Last at 10 Mar 2013, 6:40pm by LionInAZ
Futures: Bjorn Werner and Damontre Moore
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Futures: Bjorn Werner and Damontre Moore

Two first-round prospect pass rushers who are different in some ways and similar in others. For example, they both remind us of Superstar Billy Graham.

14 comments, Last at 21 Feb 2013, 5:52pm by robert ethan
Futures: Baylor WR Terrance Williams
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Futures: Baylor WR Terrance Williams

With so many players to cover, the strong performance of Baylor wideout Terrance Williams throughout Senior Bowl sessions may have been overlooked.

4 comments, Last at 15 Feb 2013, 9:06am by jennyrichards
Futures: Houston LB Phillip Steward
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Futures: Houston LB Phillip Steward

The Houston Cougars linebacker may be a late-round pick, but this invitee to the Senior Bowl and Texas vs. The Nation has skills that fit the future of the NFL game.

8 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2013, 4:44pm by Dean
Futures: Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher
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Futures: Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher

What is a "six-play" player, and how does that concept link tackle Eric Fisher with fellow Central Michigan alum Joe Staley?

1 comment, Last at 30 Jan 2013, 4:00pm by Dean