Tag: David Igono

  • 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 […]

  • Connor Cook and Compartmentalizing Character

    Connor Cook and Compartmentalizing Character

    No confidence, no meat. That’s the law of the field, writes David Igono. The 2016 quarterback draft class is rife with talented quarterbacks that need to develop various aspects of their games to have legitimate shots at becoming long-term starters in the league. One prospect who seems to be a lightning rod for criticism is […]

  • 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 […]

  • Barbecue, Poker and Cody Kessler

    Barbecue, Poker and Cody Kessler

    David Igono takes a deeper look at USC’s starting quarterback and admires the elegance of his skill sets. A QB that can extend a play is a valuable asset to an offensive play caller. USC’s Cody Kessler shows an advanced ability to be accurate on the move. Kessler manages pressure very well. He also displays […]

  • RSP Film Room No.66: Paxton Lynch w/David Igono

    RSP Film Room No.66: Paxton Lynch w/David Igono

    Two-thirds of the RSP staff take a deeper look at the Memphis quarterback’s performance in the upset of No.13 Ole Miss. RSP contributor David Igono (@d1gono) was a strong safety for West Virginia and did a stint in the Arena League. As his football career as a player wound down, his passion for the game […]

  • Cardale Jones and the Context of Confidence

    Cardale Jones and the Context of Confidence

    Like most who study QB play, Cardale Jone fascinates David Igono. So does the role of confidence in performance. Good underclassmen quarterbacks are often intriguing developmental prospects. The little I’ve seen of Ohio State’s Cardale Jones has me fascinated. The upside is clearly there. He has a feel for the game that he hasn’t completely […]

  • David Igono: QB Nate Sudfeld, Indiana

    David Igono: QB Nate Sudfeld, Indiana

    One of the treasures of watching prospect is finding diamonds in the rough, a player that evokes limitless potential at the next level. David Igono found one in Indiana. Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld demonstrates desirable traits that hints at a long-term career in the NFL.  Sudfeld is a big, athletic quarterback with good footwork. His […]

  • David Igono’s Look at Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel

    David Igono’s Look at Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel

    New contributor David Igono–a former ACC DB with a passion for studying QB play–makes his RSP debut with analysis of Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel. When quarterbacks are evaluated for the NFL Draft, they are often over-analyzed for their lack of technique.The game tape of Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel reveals a crafty competitor, who despite some technical flaws, has the […]