Paul Emery

All-Small School Team

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As you may have noticed, I watch a lot of tape but there’s no question that I enjoy the small school stuff the most. There aren’t many true sleepers out there these days, but there’s still that element of ‘finding’…

Catchup Game Notes – Part Eight

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My tape study is officially complete! I finished with a few smaller school guys, where sometimes there was something to see, but other times not so much. That meant I watched 309 full games this year, which I do believe…

NFL Combine Review

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My day job is a Data Manager in a school, so I do a ton of Excel work. I can therefore bring these skills to the NFL Combine numbers. Basically for each drill, I assign via a vlookup table a…

Catchup Game Notes – Part Six

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My main focus continues to be tape study, with about 35 more games left on the schedule. In between this, I’ll be plugging all of the Combine data into my spreadsheet (which is full of vlookups and the like) and…

Catchup Game Notes – Part Five

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I’ve probably got about four more of these articles left after this one as my tape study is on the home stretch. To date I have watched all but one FBS team (with Vanderbilt giving me the full set this…

Catchup Game Notes – Part Four

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The big play in the Super Bowl came from an undrafted free agent from West Alabama and it really shows that contributions can come from anywhere. The vast focus of the Draft by the wider media is the first round.…