When Ohio State and Virginia Tech square off a little more than a month from now in a highly-anticipated season opener, the reigning-champion Buckeyes will be missing some important contributors. Ohio State announced Thursday it has suspended four players from the September 7th opener against the Hokies, including 2014’s defensive player of the year Joey […]
For many American players in the CFL, the league is a second chance at playing professional football. The odds are stacked against even the best of college football players to last in the NFL, and the CFL provides a new path to continue playing at a high level. For Duron Carter, the CFL was his […]
The Big Ten conference has regained its spot in the national spotlight, highlighted by Ohio State’s national championship run. They seemed primed and ready to make another strong push for the playoffs again in 2015, but have a big decision to make at the starting QB position. By Matt Vahey and Mike Vahey
Evaluating college talent and projecting their eventual destinations is what makes the NFL Draft process such an entertaining and debate-provoking area of the NFL off-season. But once these players are drafted, the focus begins to shift away from their college evaluation and more towards how they fit with their new team. Looking at the top […]
Almost every current NFL player has followed a very similar path: standout high school career, some success in college, and get either drafted or signed after their final college season. Delvin “Chip” Breaux’s journey from CFL to NFL isn’t unprecedented, lead by past successes like Doug Flutie, Warren Moon and Cameron Wake. But Breaux’s severe […]
Ohio State’s quarterback controversy may have been the most unique in recent college football history. Braxton Miller is a two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year. JT Barrett owns the Big Ten record for touchdowns in a season despite having his year cut short. Cardale Jones is 3-0 in his college career with a […]
According to a report by The Tennessean, Justin Hunter turned himself in to Virgina Beach police on Monday, where he was booked on a charge of “stabbing, cutting, wounding” with “malicious intent.”
The SEC, a perennial powerhouse conference, always seems to have multiple BSC Championship contenders, along with a abundance of talented players, many whom NFL teams are eager to draft once their collegiate careers have ended. From dual threat quarterbacks and star running backs to tremendous offensive linemen and NFL-ready defensive ends, the SEC is arguably […]
Dalvin Cook, sophomore running back for Florida State is under investigation for the battery of a woman outside a bar, according to a report by The Tallahassee Democrat. The State attorney is seeking an arrest. According to the police report obtained by The Tallahassee Democrat, the incident took place June 23rd outside of a bar in […]
The St. Louis Rams selected Isaiah Battle (Offensive Tackle, Clemson University) in the NFL 2015 Supplemental Draft Thursday. It was the first and only selection in this year’s supplemental draft.
Since 2009, the Supplemental Draft has seen seven players selected, including four players picked using top-four round picks. After a two-year hiatus from a selection, the last being the infamous Josh Gordon selection, it looks as though we should have at least one pick this year. The Supplemental Draft is for players who have a […]
The 2015 NFL Draft is in the books, but it’s never too early to peak ahead to the following year and begin getting a feel for where it’s strengths and weaknesses are. NFL teams have learned to consider the talent in future years, as it should have an impact on current year draft strategy. Many […]
In a hopefully cleaner way to look at the 2015 Draft class, here’s all of the 2015 NFL Draft’s picks, organized by team (alphabetically). Look for draft recaps and more from us at OptimumScouting.com.
After months of build up, just one day remains to discuss the 2015 NFL Draft before the 2016 draft preparation begins. With four rounds left on Day Three of the draft, here are the top 150 players available in the NFL Draft. Ironically, we have just 150 draftable grades left. Also, please note that we […]
While the first-round was hard enough, I’ve decided to take a swing at the second and third rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft. Treat this as more of team-fits than actual slot projections, as I did not project trades (though I am expecting them) in this second round.