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Controversy: Are punters, kickers NFL-draft worthy?

Kansas City Chiefs’ placekicker Harrison Butker made an impression in 2023 by making 33 of 35 field goals. Last week, he made quite an impression at Benedictine College, where Butker, shall we say, pushed his commencement speech wide right.   Controversy and ...

NFL Draft 2024 challenge: Put your money where your mock is!

As the 2024 NFL Draft looms with a Thursday 8 p.m. start, draftniks everywhere are poring over late clues on X by Adam Schefter to update there last-minute mock. All that work for what? Maybe they can win The Huddle Report championship, which has graded mock drafts ...

Reality check for mock drafts: Zach Wilson traded to Broncos

News early this week that impacts the 2024 NFL Draft reminded me why in six decades covering this event, I have not yet authored a mock.   You know, that fantasyland guesswork that lists who goes when and to whom. Recently, they are often concocted just to leverage ...

CFB Spring Game Shocker: Arch Manning Dazzles

As we head down the final stretch to the 2024 NFL Draft's first round picks Thursday, let's take a peek at pro prospects further down the road.    College football spring games took a little of the spotlight at Texas, USC and Oklahoma, among others.   Texas ...

Final Mock!

Finally the 2024 NFL Draft has arrived and the Final Mock Edition for this year's draft class is here! 4-24-2024 See this mock featured on related NFL Draft Scout site.. As of Thursday, April 25, 8 p.m. ET, the NFL Draft will finally be underway. After months ...

How Bill Walsh would evaluate 2024 QB Draft Class

As we head into a 2024 NFL Draft awash in controversy over quarterbacks, wouldn’t it be nice to hear from one of the best ever to evaluate that key position?   Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh (Class of 1993) built a dynasty as the San Francisco 49ers won three ...

2024 Draft preview: More than A Few Good Men; Caleb Not our No. 1

It is NFL Draft week and we are making some major changes at the top of our list that STILL does not have USC quarterback Caleb Williams at No. 1. More on that later. With all the horsepower generated by the NFL Draft it is appropriate that the annual college ...

CFB Spring Portal already busy

While most of the football world is focusing on the 2024 NFL Draft, which begins April 25, a lot of future draft prospects are manuevering to make sure they can show their increase their ratings for future player lotteries  Yes, CFB's Spring Portal window is open ...

CFB Spring Games highlight QB ups, downs

Scare for Georgia's Beck  High point of a so-so Georgia Spring game Saturday was the introduction of former tight end Brock Bowers, who could be a top-ten pick in the 2024 NFL Draft later this month. He drew the loudest cheer of the day. Low point was when 310-pound ...

Sweat: "Told you so" after DWI

Here is news from former NFLDraftSout.com analysts, Ric Serritella and Dane Brugler.   Texas Star Arrested; Sweat Equity Down   Texas Longhorns defensive tackle T'Vondre Sweat was arrested on Sunday for DWI, placing a murky cloud over his NFL Draft status.   The ...

Drafted QBs This Century

    Year Rd. Overall Player College Height Weight Class DraftedBy C40 PD40 CVJ 2000 1 18 Chad Pennington Marshall 6033 229 Sr Jets 4.81   33.5 2000 3 65 Giovanni Carmazzi Hofstra 6025 224 Sr 49ers 4.72   36.5 2000 3 75 Chris ...

Pro Daze Perspective: From Our Archives

(Below is a file fom NFLDraftScout.com archives regarding Pro Days. The file will be updated with final data on pro days for top 2024 quarterbacks) Updated March 30, 2023 Now that we are have completed the NFL's 2023 Draft Pro Day circuit, that traveling circus ...

Exclusive: Comparing 40-times, HH vs. ET

This chart shows all 219 players who ran the 40-yard dash at the 2024 Indianapolis Combine. This outlines the outcome of various timing methods as explained in another featured story. They were timed in "Electronic Timing" (ET) and "Hand-Held" (HH). On the ET ...

NFL pre-draft forecast: Smoke and misinformation

As we head down the final stretch to the 2024 NFL Draft (April 25–27), beware of new alleged insights that suggest a change in how a player should be rated. This goes beyond April Fools' Day. It is April Fools' month. You are warned.   It's fine to rethink opinions ...

Creative NFL rule: Return of the return

The biggest news out of the NFL Owners meeting in Orlando, Tuesday, was the return of the return. After suffering through a Super Bowl XVII in February with touchbacks on all 13 kickoffs, fans should see the drama of returns and new strategies become a factor in ...