A good draft class is like gold dust for general managers and head coaches but behind every good selection are people like Marc Lillibridge touring the country in search of talent.
Brigham Young University was dubbed ‘Quarterback U’ during the programme’s glory years. Now, in Zach Wilson, the Cougars finally have another passer to cherish.
NO SEASON DRAFT SEASON
While football fans sweated on the likelihood of a 2020 NFL campaign, diehards were just as concerned about COVID-19’s impact on the college season — and the potential pro game fallout.
Delvin Breaux made a brief, promising, cameo in the NFL and, as he announces his retirement from football, his journey from death's doorstep to the big time becomes all the more remarkable.
THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY
Despite a tough first year together, the New England Patriots have re-signed QB Cam Newton — can the one-time MVP reclaim his former glory this time around?
GRIDIRON ISSUE LXI
Issue 61 of Gridiron magazine profiles the man-of-the-moment Tom Brady after his seventh Super Bowl win.
- Bruce Arians, Bucs players and those in Brady’s inner circle reveal how the QB turned Tampa Bay into champions.
- In The Playbook, Jeff Reinebold explains how the Bucs D and defensive coordinator Todd Bowlesflummoxed Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs offense.
- Neil Reynolds speaks to Austin Ekeler about his incredible journey to the top and the excitement surrounding Justin Herbert and the Chargers.
- Chris Winterburn explores the appointment of Urban Meyer in Jacksonville and asks if the college coaching legend can really turn things around in Duval.
- And Mike Carlson ranks the NFL’s best general managers in his GOATs series ahead of a busy period for front offices.