Paul Emery

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.…

Catchup Game Notes – Part Two

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I’ve managed to get through another 15 games in my catchup game schedule, so it seems about time to post my thoughts on these games. Quite a few of the games watched have been “group of five” teams or small…

Notes from Ohio State vs Oregon

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The final game of the season – well my first season, I still have about 80 games on my catchup schedule – my second season! Ohio State Devin Smith – WR – one catch for 45 yards – did draw…