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The 2016 NFL Draft is almost here and one of the most tragic stories is that of former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith.  The backer appeared to all but secured himself  a sure top ten selectionjsmith with his tremendous athleticism; however in the last game of his college career in a bowl game against rival Ohio State, he tore his ACL and MCL.  I’m no doctor, so let’s concentrate what shows up on his college tape.  After reviewing his 2015 games against Ohio State, Texas, U Mass, USC, and Clemson, it was clear that the talented young rookie has the required skills to play at the next level. These are my thoughts:

LB-Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame 6′ 2″ 223 lbs. Read More »


In today’s fast paced world, the “need for speed” is everywhere and seems to be desired by all.  The 2016 NFL Draft has a few speed demons;  the one that is garnishing the most attention is former wfullerNotre Dame wide out Will Fuller.   His impressive 4.32 40-yard dash time is encouraging NFL teams, dynasty fantasy owners, and draftniks alike to review his film to see what all the fuss is about.  I watched his 2015 games against Ohio State, Texas, USC, and UMass as well as his 2014 Stanford and Florida State games to get a better idea of the skills and attributes he brings to the next level. This is what I saw:

WR-Will Fuller, Notre Dame 6′ 186 lbs. Read More »