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06/21/2018 - 6:41pm Contrary to the popular…

Contrary to the popular opinion, Miles Bridges did get better and added more skills to his repertoire. The big problem is Izzo had Bridges, JJJ play up a position which muck up the spacing especially with Ward taking up the low block. I'm confused that you said that he's not uber athletic, he absolutely is uber-athletic. The problem is he has an average wingspan for his height which doesn't help.

He's just better off playing PF in the next level anyway.

06/02/2018 - 9:09pm Miles Bridges

wingspan is kind of short for his height. Draymond's wingspan is 7' which is long for his size at allegeately 6'7". Draymond can bang down low against the C and defend the permieter.

Bridges is a small ball 4 but isn't the same type of player that Draymond is

05/31/2018 - 11:11am I don't think

Watts and Carton would be in the same class. Watts is a PG and I believe that JB is recruiting him that way.  It's a take for either PG whoever wants to commit first.

05/30/2018 - 5:25pm Purdue pretty much lose

everybody and returns Edwards and Haarm and to some extent Eastern. Purdue is not going to be nearly as good as they were last season.

05/30/2018 - 3:07pm I don't see how Happ

is going to be a pro C since he doesn't have a jump shot or even try to attempt 3 point shot. He really needs to expand on his shooting range or he won't be drafted next season.

05/29/2018 - 6:30pm He worked out at the combine and multiple teams

He project as a bouncy athlete who can shoot. The only issue is what position is he in the next level? SG or PG. He doesn't have experience running the team as a PG. He has huge upside.

05/29/2018 - 6:28pm Matthews

is getting feedback from NBA teams he worked out with and other NBA scouts as well. None of the prospects are relying on the internets to make their decision. 

This is how DJ Wilson declared and stayed for the draft. There were ton of fans who blasted DJ for declaring when they said he was projected to get drafted at 2nd round or undrafted and yet, DJ got drafted at 1st round.

05/29/2018 - 3:12pm Tomorrow is the deadline

so we'll hear about his status by then

05/27/2018 - 11:10am Cavs isn't going to beat

either Warriors or the Rockets. 

05/27/2018 - 12:08am So I take it that

you don't like watching John Beilein offense because their offense is pretty much about 3 point shooting and layups.

NBA is basically all about spacing and shooting. 3s are worth far more than any other shots except wide open layups/dunks.

05/24/2018 - 12:33pm I'm not a fan of Casey

his X's and O's isn't all that good and his in game coaching has been a problem in which both were exposed repeatedly in the playoff.

05/14/2018 - 1:25am The last play

it was well covered by OSU except Jerome Baker for whatever reason stopped covering him and committed a cardinal sin of keeping his eyes on the backfield too long and spun around when he should be flipping his hips to the outside.

JOK led McKeon a bit too far. That was huge missed opportunity to score a TD right there

05/11/2018 - 8:26pm Dwayne Casey has done well in regular season

but come playoff time, his lack of X's and O's and in-game coaching were exposed repeatedly.

I do give him credit for evolving his offensive system from last season to this season, but when it comes to crunch time, he failed which is why he was fired.

05/10/2018 - 9:01pm Disagree that Bama

DL is better than OSU DL. OSU is better in terms of pass rush and they have just as many NFL players as Bama.

OSU defensive scheme is one gap while Bama is more of 2 gap scheme so they are more concentrated on stopping the run first. Bama doesn't have the pass rush prowness that OSU has like Hubbard, Lewis, Jones, Bosa and Young. 

05/09/2018 - 12:41am Good QBs find ways to mitigate bad OL

see Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson, Sam Darnold, etc. All were 1st round picks despite having subpar OL play as whole.  What they get around it is they're able to read and get the ball out quickly or have subtle movement within the pocket to buy extra time for the passing plays to develop.

Does it help to have great OL? Sure but QBs has to execute regardless.

05/08/2018 - 3:24pm Chris Brown (Smart Football)

said that OSU offense is so explosive and efficient because they had so much talent and athleticism that they destroy teams but the offense never seem to flow as well as you think they would based on stats.

Their biggest passing struggles is mostly on JT Barrett and I've seen him hold onto ball too long because he's unsure of what he's seeing unless they're wide open. That's also a biggest problem with Denard. When OSU face against elite defense, they struggled because they need their passing game to get it going in which they couldn't under Barrett.

There is a reason why JT Barrett went undrafted.

05/08/2018 - 2:25pm Biggest problem with JT Barrett

is he doesn't make throws on schedule and is a see it thrower instead of throwing with anticipation.  JT is often a beat late on his reads which is why OSU fans are frustrated with him.

Yes, it's nice that he can run but OSU offense looks out of sorts in the last few seasons and JT is part of the reason why.

05/07/2018 - 11:27pm Stanford had a DT go top 5

Solomon Thomas went #3 overall.

Truth is NFL will find you regardless.

05/07/2018 - 4:56pm Ole Miss WR #1

AJ Brown is considered to be one of the top prospect for 2019 draft.

 

Also, I watched plenty of Ole Miss games and his backup Jordan Tam'au looked better than Patterson. The emergence of Tam'au is one of the bigger reason why Patterson decided to transferred out of Ole Miss. If he was entrenched as a starting QB, I bet he wouldn't transfer.

That being said, Tam'au struggled in the last two games of the season but otherwise, he was pretty strong in his debut season.

05/07/2018 - 7:51am His dunks

made it look like he's playing on a lowered down hoop but it's not because he can jump and has long arms. I like this kid. He would be a nice get for Michigan as a jumbo wing.

05/06/2018 - 9:12pm Actually worst case

for Rondo is he is completely disinterested in playing defense and isn't engaged as a player. When he's engaged, he's a problem defensively but that is far and few in between.

We don't have to worry about Z's lack of effort especially on defense .

05/04/2018 - 1:02am They didn't shut down when they hear about heart condition

That happened at the combine which is months before the draft so they had time to digest the rumor and check on Mo's heart condition with their team doctors.

NFL has extensive background and medical checks on prospects which is the purpose of combine/pro days and team visit.

05/04/2018 - 12:56am He was cleared

by the Lions team doctor, Rams team doctor and NOLA team doctor until NOLA detected a more serious heart condition. Fairley played about 6-7 years before he was forced to retire.

That's the biggest thing about Mo Hurst. It's the team doctors clearing him for football. Michigan/Harvard doctors matters little to them because NFL teams rely on them to clear players for activities.

05/03/2018 - 9:05pm B1G was trash as whole

under Jim Tressell. NFL drafted players during Tressell era is proof enough that they weren't very good. 

05/03/2018 - 7:29pm NFL people are pretty high

on Dwayne Haskins. They believe that he has NFL future as a 1st rounder. 

05/03/2018 - 2:01pm They get their opinions

from their team doctors who also are medical experts.

05/02/2018 - 10:13pm Scottie Pippen

gets hated on more than anybody but the year that MJ retired, Pippen took the Bulls team to 55-27 record and went to Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. He averaged 22 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 5.6 apg, 2.9 spg while shooting close to 50% as the #1 option and a defensive stopper. The next year, he averaged pretty much the same thing before MJ came back at the end of the season.

He deserved a spot on the Dream Team, no question.

05/02/2018 - 9:52pm AI

carried a bad Sixers team to the NBA finals. If you look at the players, they had zero business being there. That's a testament to AI's ability to carry this team to the NBA Finals. He's a great individual talent but as a team player? Not so much

05/02/2018 - 9:15pm He's an exact carbon copy

of his older brother, Joey Bosa with similar athleticism, hand usage and pass rush prowness. Bosa went top 5 and is one of the best DE in the league. He'll be fine

05/02/2018 - 1:25pm I don't think his mechanics needs an overhaul

He has solid form. Just minor tweaks. He's pretty good in midrange.

Zavier's shooting form needs an overhaul. He has that hitch in his stroke.

05/02/2018 - 1:16pm Except

they don't run Tampa 2 anymore. That was phased out.

05/02/2018 - 1:15pm Nope

a lot of draft insiders and scouts thinks Walter Football is a joke and a hack.

05/02/2018 - 9:19am I would not use Walter Football

as draft source since it's the worst one out there and he is a hack with make up sources.

05/01/2018 - 6:09pm NFL

do like CBs who can make plays when the ball is in the air, but they strongly prefer CBs who can stay in WRs hip pockets. Denzel Ward is a great example of it.  Same with Jaire Alexander, Mike Hughes.

Josh Jackson was among the top in the country in INTs but he went 2nd round due to his coverage inconsistencies and there's question of him, is he better off as a CB in Cover 3 scheme heavy or FS.

If you look at 2017 NFL Draft, Marshon Lattimore got 4 INTs but he was the first CB drafted due to his cover skills. Same with Marlon Humphrey.  Lattimore is considered to be among the best CB in the league and Humphrey had a strong rookie year.

Hell look at Jalen Ramsey. He was a FS/CB at FSU and had 3 career INTs. He was the first CB taken in the draft. Now, he's one of the best CB in the league.

Being able to catch the ball is a bonus but NFL value CBs who can stay in WRs hip pocket and can trail more than just pure playmaker. If they can get both, it's a huge bonus and they would be taken at top 5.

05/01/2018 - 5:29pm I still get chills

seeing Jordan Poole's game winning buzzer beater shot. What a fantastic run to the NC game. What an enjoyable month of March beginning with the domination of B1G Tourney.

05/01/2018 - 2:38pm Denzel Ward was going to be picked at top 10 no

matter what.

04/28/2018 - 5:09pm Also,

You really think not every team medical doctors didn’t have a chance to evaluate Hurst? They did this at the combine and pro day or team visit. Your ignorance is showing big time because you clearly don’t know how NFL operates

04/28/2018 - 5:07pm I used to work in the nfl

So I’m not full of shit. You’re just hoping that they believe every rumor. They trust their team doctors over rumor.

04/28/2018 - 9:59am FWIW

Mo Hurst's heart condition is similar to Nick Fairley who played but his career ended last off-season when the team doctor discovered that it was too big for him to continue to play. He was cleared to play for a few years.

 

Nick Fairley also got medially red flagged in pre-draft (plus got red flagged for other reasons). The Lions team doctors said he would be fine for a few seasons but may have big problem down the road. It was good enough for Martin Mayhew when he drafted him.  There was a reason why he fell to the Lions.

04/28/2018 - 9:57am Dude

stop talking, you have no idea how NFL team operates. They don't care about other team doctor. If they say he's fine, they will have him on the board regardless of the rumor. I've seen prospects with big time medical red flags that he was off some of the team's big board but was still drafted because he was cleared by the team doctors.

Team doctors only matters to the NFL team, not the rumor or Michigan/Harvard doctors.

04/27/2018 - 10:49pm Social Media

has nothing to do with the drop.  NFL teams would still red flagged him medically because they investigate everything on prospects from background check to medicals.

04/27/2018 - 10:38pm That's actually not how NFL teams

operate. They rely on their team doctors and don't listen to rumor. If team doctors say no to Mo Hurst, they take him off the board or red flag him medically which drops him down the team board.

Trust me, there are team doctors failed his medicals when he came in for examination.

04/27/2018 - 7:57pm Doesn't matter

as long as team doctors clear him. Michigan/Harvard doctors means nothing to the NFL teams

04/27/2018 - 7:45pm There's a credible source

with NFL connections saying on Twitter saying that Mo Hurst could go undrafted due to heart condition. Broaddus used to work in the NFL and has numerous NFL connections with the Cowboys, Eagles, Jaguars, etc.

04/27/2018 - 3:21pm Word is

Mo Hurst's heart condition is a lot worse than many thought it is.  Apparently if he decides to fix the heart condition, his career is over.  He can play without fixing it but that's a long term risk that he could die playing football.

He might not be drafted if his medical is that bad.

04/27/2018 - 10:25am He gained weight for the combine

his true playing weight is at 280-285

04/27/2018 - 9:59am Just because he's cleared

by Michigan doctors doesn't mean he'll be cleared by the team doctors. Team doctors are what matters to the teams because that's where they make their medical decisions. He may be fine short term but long term is where they're concerned.

04/27/2018 - 9:24am He can

read WR and defense. His INT never exceeds double digits and runs a prostyle offense. He's a pocket passer who happens to be a great athlete.

Know what you're talking about before posting nonsense.

04/27/2018 - 9:12am Three things

Some teams have him off the board due to medicals. Others may have him off the board because he didn't meet the minimum DT size requirements (He's short, short arms and light).  Finally, his combine was good but not great for what was expected from a 1st round caliber prospect especially in agility testing. He's explosive but agility wise, a huge disappointment.

I know for a fact that a couple teams have him off the board or aren't fan of his. He's scheme specific because he needs to go to a 1 gap system as 3T which limits the number of teams that runs it. Yes, I realize that nickel defense is the base defense but the defensive philosophy doesn't change.

04/27/2018 - 12:49am The Bengals would've

taken Ragnow if the Lions passed on him