New football podcast: Becoming an NFL Scout
Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions and football analytics pioneer Aaron Schatz (@FO_ASchatz) of Football Outsiders (@fboutsiders) welcome Neil Stratton (@InsideTheLeague) of Inside the League back to the show to talk about his new book: “Scout Speak: Thinking & Talking About Being an NFL Evaluator”, which is available now on Amazon. Neil talks about what he’s been up to (1:06), what it’s like for agents trying to sign college players who have opted out of this season (3:22), and his expectations for the upcoming NCAA season (10:27). He then discusses his book, including the target audience (12:28), an insider take on the drafting of Mario Williams over Reggie Bush in 2006 (16:05), and how scouting has changed (22:53). Check out Neil’s work at both Inside The League and Succeed In Football.
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