Posts Tagged ‘case study’

Big 12: Ten Year Conference Case Study

Friday, August 10th, 2012
Jackson Jeffcoat 2013 NFL Draft

Texas has produced a lot of NFL talent. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Every Friday for the next twelve weeks I’ll be doing a case study on the last ten years draft history of every conference in the FBS.

Through these case studies we’ll be able to answer which schools and conferences produce the most talent, the most busts, the most players at each position and much more.

I know that it’s a lot of information to digest, but there’s some very interesting findings during this first week of research which will become even more telling as each week progresses.

This week, I’m taking on the Big 12. You can also read about the Sun Belt, Pac-12, Mountain West, Big East, Independents, C-USA, Big Ten, ACC and MAC.

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Drafting DEs, LBs, TEs, OL: A Patriots Case Study

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

What were the Patriots thinking when they drafted these two linebackers?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but the draft is TOMORROW, so what does that mean for our case studies?

We’re running out of time. I’m combining all of the remaining worthwhile case studies into one big post (I skipped QBs and special teamers). I’m leaving it up to you guys to find the best potential fits at each position.

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2012 NFL Draft: Potential Patriots DL

Thursday, April 12th, 2012
Michael Brockers NFL Draft

Does Michael Brockers really fit the typical mold of a Patriots defensive lineman? (Photo: ICON SMI)

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

If you look at any mock draft, you will typically see the Patriots taking a defensive lineman in the first two rounds.

There’s good reason, it’s a big position of need for the Patriots. The difficult part is predicting which players the Patriots may be looking at.
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