Tag: David Igono RSP

  • Links to Matt Waldman’s 2020 RSP NFL Draft Analysis

    Links to Matt Waldman’s 2020 RSP NFL Draft Analysis

    Links to all essays, analysis, Senior Bowl coverage, and scouting reports about 2020 NFL Draft prospects come from research Matt Waldman and the Rookie Scouting Portfolio staff undertakes to write the Rookie Scouting Portfolio Publication. Now in the 15th year of publication, the RSP is the best of both worlds: a summarized magazine of reports, rankings, and […]

  • David Igono’s RSP NFL Scouting Lens: QB Nathan Stanley’s (Iowa) Quick Hands Make Light Work

    David Igono’s RSP NFL Scouting Lens: QB Nathan Stanley’s (Iowa) Quick Hands Make Light Work

    Rookie Scouting Portfolio contributor David Igono showcases the anticipation of Iowa quarterback and NFL Draft prospect Nathan Stanley. Arm talent seemingly gets all the ink as we approach draft season for quarterback prospects. Whether a quarterback has an adequate arm or a “cannon”, the conversation around a prospect usually focuses on purported arm strength. Arm strength can be […]

  • David Igono’s RSP Boiler Room: QB Alex Hornibrook (Wisconsin) — Convenience, Context and IKEA

    David Igono’s RSP Boiler Room: QB Alex Hornibrook (Wisconsin) — Convenience, Context and IKEA

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio contributor David Igono shows why the result often downplays the process with a look at Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook’s pocket behavior.  Throwing motions and footwork in the pocket for the quarterback position are universally known and generally understood. Although each quarterback’s physical tools and machinations may be different, there is a template for […]

  • David Igono’s RSP Scouting Lens QB Manny Wilkins (Arizona State): Back-Foot Throws in Context

    David Igono’s RSP Scouting Lens QB Manny Wilkins (Arizona State): Back-Foot Throws in Context

    RSP writer David Igono uses film from Arizona State quarterback Manny Wilkins to illustrate why throws made from the back foot aren’t always the bane of effective quarterbacking. A common criticism of quarterbacks is throwing off the “back foot”. Quarterbacks who throw off their back foot somewhat regularly tend to have above average to exceptional […]

  • RSP Writers Project: All Roads Lead to Rome

    RSP Writers Project: All Roads Lead to Rome

    RSP Contributor David Igono pens a “one player, one play” dedication to betting on yourself when facing down a challenge.  “My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the TRUE emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a […]

  • Christian Hackenberg: Declarations and Hesitations

    Christian Hackenberg: Declarations and Hesitations

    David Igono’s deep dive into Jets’ new QB Christian Hackenberg. Watching multiple exposures of Christian Hackenberg has taken me back to a period of college where I struggled mightily before I had a breakthrough. It wasn’t on the football field, but in the classroom. From the beginning of high school through my sophomore year of […]

  • Jeff Driskel and Learning the Bass Line of Footwork

    Jeff Driskel and Learning the Bass Line of Footwork

    Jeff Driskel has an NFL arm, but David Igono shows us that Driskel needs work on the quarterback’s equivalent of a bass line make it in the NFL. A quarterback’s footwork is tied to every successful task he completes. Quarterback prospects that show inconsistency attacking downfield typically have issues with timing and footwork. Footwork for […]

  • The Law of the Pack with Vernon Adams, Jr.

    The Law of the Pack with Vernon Adams, Jr.

    I like Vernon Adams, Jr. as a quarterback. Matt covered Adams’ aptitude at the position that is a compelling analysis.  His game is not for everyone. He has plenty to clean up in his overall game. He also has to answer durability and size questions. I see a player whose footwork, poise and play-making in the […]

  • Underrated: QB Jake Coker and Framing Expectations

    Underrated: QB Jake Coker and Framing Expectations

    Alabama QB Jake Coker is an underrated quarterback. David Igono explains why and frames the expectations with a quote from an developmental QB whose pre-draft expectations were framed in the opposite direction. The spotlight placed around quarterback prospects during their college careers is often a double edged sword. We get to see how they perform under pressure […]

  • QB Josh Woodrum and Wobbly Tables

    QB Josh Woodrum and Wobbly Tables

    David Igono had to bring up the wobbly leg of a table at the fave lunch spot. If you’re instantly annoyed, then you know how the former DB feels about aspects of QB Josh Woodrum’s game. It’s easy during draft season to get excited by prospects due to combine invites, pro days or whatever seems […]