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How Good is Todd Gurley?

Monday, October 27th, 2014


Josh Keatley

Earlier this year I wrote my pre-season running back rankings and I had Todd Gurley at the top of that list and made the bold statement that he looked even more impressive with the ball in his hands than Marshawn Lynch. Gurley, standing at 6’1” and weighing a monstrous 226 pounds with return specialist type speed, proved my suspicions and made his mark as an elite talent. Sadly, due to a violation of NCAA rules in early October, Gurley’s Heisman campaign season came to an end. (more…)

UL Lafayette At Texas St. Prospect Review

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Josh Keatley
These two teams are not great and that is no secret, but these are the games where we find the diamonds in the rough. Currently the two leading rookie rushers, Brandon Oliver and Isaiah Crowell went undrafted and are now playing prominent roles in the league, and that should explain how valuable deep scouting can be. Everyone can tell you about highly touted first round caliber prospects such as Cedric Ogbuehi, and every week we see Marcus Mariota on television, but Tuesday night gave us a wonderful look into some late round targets. Remember that Jake Delhomme and Ike Taylor were both Ragin’ Cajuns and they were vital parts of Super Bowl teams and Delhomme even went undrafted. (more…)

Week 7 and 8 Scouting Notes

Monday, October 20th, 2014


Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout

These combined week 7 and 8 scouting notes cover Oklahoma State, TCU, Notre Dame, Florida State, Texas, Oklahoma, Auburn and Mississippi State. Michigan and Utah notes are added in for good measure. (more…)

Detroit Lions Mock Draft v1.0

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Eric Rowe

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

This is the first of what figure to be many Lions-only mock drafts.

After six weeks of NFL action, the Lions currently hold the 21st pick in the first round. Technically it should be 22nd as they do hold the head-to-head with Green Bay and would win the NFC North if the season ended today, but based strictly on strength of schedule the Lions lose the tiebreaker with the other 5 teams that are 4-2. (more…)

Five Potential Lions to Watch in CFB Week 7

Friday, October 10th, 2014


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Another strong slate of college games is on tap. Here are a few players who should pique Detroit’s interest in the 2015 NFL Draft. (more…)

Week 6 Scouting Notes

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout

Wild and wacky week six of the college football weekend featured upsets and unpredictable outcomes across the board. These notes come from two Big Ten games in Ohio State vs. Maryland and Nebraska vs. Michigan State. (more…)

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