Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is fast. His 4.67-second 40-yard dash time at the 2012 Scouting Combine was faster than some wide receivers, and he has already gained more than 1,000 rushing yards in his career. Anyone who watches him knows he’s a great athlete. Except those who watch him and see only his skin color.…
Like LSU and Kentucky, UNLV will be inviting NBA scouts into their gym to watch their players practice and workout.
With Kentucky holding its second annual NBA Combine Sunday and Monday, all 30 NBA teams are on hand to watch the 2015-16 version of the Wildcats. A veteran NBA scout broke down their top prospects for SNY.tv, saying he considered freshmen Skal Labissiere, Jamal Murray and Isaac Humphries the team’s three best pro prospects.. Skal […]
LSU to hold preseason combine for NBA scouts
Cornerback Marcus Williams, a defensive specialist on his high school basketball team, was not invited to the N.F.L. scouting combine after college but impressed the Jets with his hands and work ethic.
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For many, early February through mid-May in professional football is not about Xs and Os, depth charts or anything of the sort, aside from the NFL Draft and Combine. While plenty of on-field activity goes on in the scouting and coaching worlds, such as college programs’ junior evaluation days and [...]
The success of Australian rugby player Jarryd Hayne with the 49ers this preseason has the NFL thinking about identifying more talent Down Under. NFL executive vice president of international Mark Waller told the Sydney Morning Herald that the league needs to do a better job of finding talented players all around the world, and a…
How does Destiny’s latest gear handle? It’s a mixture of new and old, says Patrick Garratt. I found myself sticking to the Omolon scout rifle and Häkke shotgun. It seemed like a solid combination. If things got too busy up close with the primary, I could drop to the shotgun and clear the immediate area […]
Midway through an interview a few weeks ago, IMG's heads of development said something that immediately struck me as big. In their time scouting models — more than 40 years combined at this point — nothing has changed how they do business so dramatically as Instagram. While the photo-sharing app... Continue reading
NEW YORK — Last October, Kentucky head coach John Calipari turned the basketball world upside down when he ran an NBA Combine that featured his nine McDonald’s All-Americans and attracted some 90 NBA front office personnel and scouts. After hearing Calipari speak at a coaching clinic last year, Jim Hart, the director of the Albany City […]
Ryan Sheehy is a former Boy Scout and is proud of the merit badges he’s earned. He’s also a writer and a huge horror fan. By his powers combined (Captain Planet reference, FTW), he’s begun a series of “Terror Badges”, merit badges that are inspired by horror films, legends, stories, and monsters. Below is a […]
Add Panthers rookie receiver Devin Funchess to the list of those who don’t think 40-yard dash times at the Scouting Combine are meaningful. Funchess told Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News that when he ran a 4.7-second 40, making him the slowest receiver at this year’s Combine, he didn’t allow it to bother him. “You…
BOSTON — NBA front offices generally work with the same body of work to evaluate future prospects—combine results, video breakdowns and anecdotal reports from scouts. But understanding a player’s mental makeup requires a much more nuanced,...Show More Summary
If all you knew about Browns rookie defensive lineman Danny Shelton was what you saw at the Scouting Combine, you’d think he was fat and slow. Shelton weighed in at 340 pounds and ran a 5.66-second 40, one of the worst times in the history of the Combine. But Shelton was a first-team All-American at…
With the June 26 NHL draft on the horizon, the best prospects in hockey converged on Buffalo, New York, this week to take part in the 2015 NHL Scouting Combine at First Niagara Center and HarborCenter. While much of the prospects' time...Show More Summary
With both the scouting combine and the lottery now over, we're gaining a clearer sense of how the 2015 NBA draft may shake out on June 25. Some players, such as Syracuse's Rakeem Christmas and Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton, opened the eyes of executives at the combine, causing their draft stocks to vault accordingly. Show More Summary
The NHL's draft process has continued to evolve and improve over the years, and one of the greatest examples of that is the evolution of the NHL Scouting Combine. Although it has taken some time, the combine has emerged as important tool in the evaluation of draft prospects. Show More Summary
Of the 256 players selected in the NFL Draft, a whopping 123 (48%) played high school football in Florida, Georgia, Texas, or California, according to Scout.com. Florida led the way with 39 players alone. Combined with their neighbor to the north, Florida and Georgia (30) produced more than one out of every four (27%) players in the draft. Show More Summary
Over the years we've learned you can only use collegiate listings of players' heights and weights as a loose guide. We find out the real measurements for hoops hopefuls at the NBA combine. Sometimes scouts and general managers are pleasantly...Show More Summary