Kevin Snead shows off speed for NFL scouts

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Carson-Newman wide receiver and track star Kevin Snead has rare speed. He was known as the fastest man in college football. The track All-American displayed that athleticism at the NFL regional scouting combine He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.28 to 4.3 seconds with a 38 1/2 inch vertical leap and a 10-7 broad jump. […]

Monday Morning MD: “Witch hunt” season is on

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As the numbers of games dwindle, there is more time to deal with unfinished business. Thus the administrative “witch hunt” season is on. The Dolphins were admonished (but not penalized) over their handling of Matt Moore during the Wild Card round. There was no criticism of the care he received. The Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultant participated and […]

Villanova tackle Brad Seaton is a small-school riser

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Villanova offensive tackle Brad Seaton is a rising small-school draft prospect in the mold of NFL offensive linemen Jared Veldheer and Zach Strief. The 6-8, 310-pound New York native recently participated in the College Gridiron Showcase where he met with the Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Texans, Green Bay Packers, Tampa […]

Monday Morning MD: History repeats itself

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Another AFC Championship game in Foxboro. Another opposing star running back is injured early and sits dejected on the sidelines with an oversized jacket to stay warm. The Patriots advance to another Super Bowl. When Le’Veon Bell left just after the start of the game with a groin injury, it reminded me of LaDainian Tomlinson’s […]

Popular Schutt helmets on the rise in NFL

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Change is inevitable in the National Football League. Players change teams. Coaching staffs are constantly changing as are the human components in each front office of every NFL team.   This past season, change was also evident on the heads of a significant number of NFL players. More than 150 NFL players switched from their previous helmets […]

Eagles signing CFL standout Mitchell White

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The Philadelphia Eagles are signing standout Canadian Football League cornerback Mitchell White of the Ottawa Redblacks, to a two-year contract. Terms of the contract weren’t released by White’s Dallas-based agent, Steve Weinberg, who believes it’s the highest signing bonus ever negotiated for a CFL cornerback. The Eagles signed White, an all-star cornerback for the Grey […]