2015 College Gridirion Showcase: Tuesday Practice Notes

As the final event in the all-star game circuit, the Collegiate Gridiron Showcase has more than a few intriguing prospects and a handful of potential draft picks. Here are my notes on standout prospects after sitting down and evaluating the practices on Tuesday. The big winner of the day was Monmouth’s Neal Sterling, but there […]


2015 NFL Mock Draft: January 27th Update

With the Senior Bowl practices and game finished, another big part of the draft process has been added to NFL teams’ notes. And while the NFL Combine, pro days and individual workouts will still help dictate where teams will go on draft day, the picture as to where players fit has become clearer. Marcus Mariota […]


2015 Senior Bowl Scouting: Inside the XOS Film Room, With Josh Norris

After the dust settled from the final day of padded practices, I joined NBC draft analyst Josh Norris for a 2015 Senior Bowl scouting film session of the one-on-one drills from the past week. We looked at every one of the offensive line and defensive line battles, and also broke down a handful of the […]


2015 Senior Bowl Headquarters

Here at Optimum Scouting, we’ll have the most in-depth, timely, accurate, and insightful 2015 Senior Bowl Headquarters found ANYWHERE. Follow on Twitter for LIVE Practice Updates: http://www.twitter.com/OptimumScouting PREVIEWS North Offense  –  South Offense North Defense  –  South Defense WEIGH-IN NOTES  North and South Roster TUESDAY PRACTICES     North Notes  –  South Notes   WEDNESDAY PRACTICES   North Notes   –  South Notes THURSDAY PRACTICES    North Notes  […]

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2015 Senior Bowl Scouting: Thursday South Practice Notes

Thursday marked the final day of padded practices here at the Senior Bowl and here were the winners from the 2015 Senior Bowl Scouting for the South squad: Sammie Coates, Arie Kouandjio, Owamagbe Odighizuwa, Stephone Anthony, D’Joun Smith and Kevin White. Our scouts split up the position groups, with Alex Brown writing on the skill […]


2015 Senior Bowl Scouting: Thursday North Practice Notes

The winners from the final day of padded practices for 2015 Senior Bowl Scouting for the North squad were Ali Marpet, Nate Orchard, Hayes Pullard, Jeff Luc, Ibraheim Campbell and Eric Rowe. For the practice, Alex Brown broke down quarterbacks and skill players while Ian Wharton took notes on running backs, linebackers and the line […]


2015 Senior Bowl Scouting: Wednesday South Practice Notes

Philip Dorsett, Sammie Coates, Clive Walford, Shaq Mason, Trey Flowers and Markus Golden all emerged as winners after the second day of practice for the South Roster. As was the case with the North practice, Alex Brown wrote up the offensive and defensive line, while Ian Wharton wrote up the skill position players.


2015 Senior Bowl Scouting: Wednesday North Practice Notes

The day two winners for the North practice were Vince Mayle, Danny Shelton, Carl Davis, Hayes Pullard, Jeff Luc and Quinton Rollins. Alex Brown scouted the trenches and running backs, while Ian Wharton looked at the skill position players and quarterbacks. Be sure to check Optimum Scouting throughout the week for the latest 2015 Senior […]


2015 Senior Bowl Scouting: Tuesday South Practice Notes

In the first 2015 Senior Bowl Scouting of the South team’s practice, there were a few standout safeties, receivers and defensive linemen that caught the eye of Optimum Scouting evaluators Alex Brown and Ian Wharton. Alex Brown watched the quarterbacks, skill position players and defensive backs, and Ian Wharton evaluated the offensive and defensive lines, […]


2015 Senior Bowl Scouting: Tuesday North Practice Notes

For our 2015 Senior Bowl scouting this year, we have two scouts, Alex Brown and Ian Wharton that are splitting up position groups. For day one of the North’s practices, Alex Brown looked at the quarterbacks, skill position players and defensive backs, while Ian Wharton evaluated the offensive and defensive line play. The winners of the […]


2015 Senior Bowl: Quick Scouting Notes on Bryan Bennett, the Newest Quarterback

Despite having two seasons of full-time starting quarterback play and a national championship appearance on his resume, the now former quarterback prospect Nick Marshall has officially made the switch to cornerback for the 2015 Senior Bowl. As as Alex Brown of Optimum Scouting alluded to in his quotes to SportingNews.com, he’s likely better off for it. […]

2015 Senior Bowl Weigh In Results

The 2015 Senior Bowl kicks off with weigh-in, where each player is brought in, in little more than their underwear, to be poked and prodded in front of NFL scouts. While it seams minor, a lackluster hand size, body structure or missing measurables for the position can lead to a drop in draft value.