Footballguys and Backyard Banter writer Matt Harmon joins the show for a long-awaited look at former USC receiver Nelson Agholor.
Matt Harmon asked me to save Nelson Agholor for him. The Eagles’ rookie is a favorite of ours and we examine Agholor’s Cal and Stanford performances and discuss his potential in Philadelphia during this 90-minute episode:
- The importance of stopping fast as a route runner.
- A great example why fingertip catching stops the ball’s rotation.
- Footwork versus press coverage.
- Agholor’s comfort in the middle of the field.
- Why the rookie can play both inside and outside.
- How flat breaks create easier catch opportunities and yards after the catch.
- How the legs are important to successful run blocking.
- Judicious leaping for the ball.
We waited six months, but we finally got around to doing the show. Enjoy!
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