NDT Scouting Draft Dudes
Summary: Kyle Crabbs and Joe Marino of NDT Scouting team up to provide football fans with their thoughts and opinions on the NFL Draft. There’s no shortage of talking points with 256 draft selections to prep for, plus endless undrafted free agents each season. The Draft Dudes are all about the Draft and they’re here to provide insight behind their year-round preparations with NDT Scouting to ensure they are staying informed and up to date with what prospects are trending which way. No matter whether fans are looking for original input, reactionary analysis of Draft headlines via major media or even a breakdown of the latest news in draft coverage, these Draft Dudes have you covered. No matter the time of year, the NDT Scouting crew is there to provide analysis, philosophy and feedback on: roster construction, positional values, analytics, strategy, breaking news and of course the X’s and O’s of the prospects. Now proud to be partnering with FanRag Sports, Kyle and Joe bring their talents to a new platform and look to provide entertaining discussion and banter on one of the biggest events in sports. Tune in every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to keep up to date with the Draft Dudes of NDT Scouting, courtesy of FanRag Sports.
The Dudes bring in a Friday with some film takes. Kyle and Joe offer their respective thoughts on Washington State QB Luke Falk, Washington WR Dante Pettis and more. The Dudes also tease the 2017 NDT Scouting Summer Conference, coming in the middle of July!
Kyle mourns the loss of his cookout plate and gives Joe "two claps and a Ric Flair". The Dudes then shift focus back to football, discussing the need to compartmentalize between the end result in a play on the field and identifiable scouting traits. The two make an effort to explain how numbers and stats can identify context and trends but should not be considered a replacement for a detailed eye for the game.
Kyle and Joe continue their tradition of honoring food popular holidays as they draft their ideal cookout plates. Kyle defends his victory from Thanksgiving and offers some input on fidget spinners while Joe gets patriotic and looks for tips on auto insurance.
The Dudes celebrate Friday by teasing their plans for the 4th of July podcast, where Joe looks to avenge a Thanksgiving loss to Kyle in a food draft. The duo also takes the time to break down NC State DE Bradley Chubb, Arizona State RB Kalen Ballage and LSU RB Derrius Guice.
Life as a football analyst isn't always easy, which is why the Draft Dudes take some time today to get some things off their chest. As Kyle and Joe profess what "grinds their gears", they speak out against box score scouting and arbitrary draft grading, plus more!
Over the weekend, Kyle Crabbs posted an article over at NDTScouting.com detailing what constitutes an "NFL throw" and how to find them in an effort to sort out college spread QBs as compared to legitimate NFL Draft prospects. Today on Draft Dudes Kyle and Joe go further in depth to share their thoughts and opinions.
On the latest Friday edition of the Draft Dudes podcast, Kyle and Joe speak about their recent works for FanRag Sports, specifically how they've been tasked with noting film on blue chip NFL players. The duo then shares some insights on thing that can be learned or applied to draft assessment through those studies.
Kyle Crabbs flies solo to talk about some of the more prominent defensive line prospects of the 2018 NFL Draft; including Boston College's Harold Landry, Utah's Lowell Lotulelei, Michigan's Maurice Hurst as well as some bonus discussion on why Ndamukong Suh is so dominant as a player. Kyle also revokes his Las Vegas Golden Knights' fan-hood after their jersey unveiling on Tuesday, June 20th.
Just a few days after Joe took Kyle to task for his status as a pro sports fan, Kyle gets the chance to defend his tastes in franchises across all sports. The Draft Dudes also manage to squeeze in some 2018 NFL Draft dialogue on Notre Dame OT Mike McGlinchey and Western Kentucky QB Mike White.
Joe plays the role of solo host without Kyle Crabbs on Friday's episode of the Draft Dudes podcast. Tapping into his Twitter following, Joe sifts through fan questions to talk about a barrage of 2018 NFL Draft prospects and teases his work for FanRag Sports in the coming weeks.
The preparations for the fall continue! The Draft Dudes, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs of NDT Scouting, discuss some of their tentative plans for game credentials in 2017 and programs they are looking forward to seeing live and in person during the season.
The Dudes are at it again. Kyle and Joe lament about Fantasy Baseball's phenomenon of streaming pitchers, banter about which three active football coaches they'd most like to talk to and open up on some more 2018 Senior film. Kyle's two players of interest are Arkansas QB Austin Allen and Wisconsin LB Jack Cichy, while Joe talks about Tennessee TE Ethan Wolf and Oklahoma EDGE Ogbonnia Okoronkwo.
The Dudes continue to work through their summer watch list with NDT Scouting. Today they cover three players who previously were given in-depth looks, seniors Nick Chubb of Georgia, Frank Ragnow of Arkansas and Armani Watts of Texas A&M. Kyle also concedes a loss on coffee and teases a written piece on Jarvis Landry.
The Dudes sit down to talk about some of their work with NDT Scouting for the summer. Today they overview three players they've taken in depth looks at, seniors Junior Joseph of UConn, James Washington from Oklahoma State and Mike McCray from Michigan. The Dudes also debate the merits of iced coffee and what makes a good donut.
Kyle Crabbs flies solo to discuss some of his historical draft crushes going back to the 2014 season, his first with NDT Scouting. Kyle talks about how Lamarcus Joyner is one of the poster children of his assessment tools and which two Quarterbacks whose evaluations he's wrestled with after the fact.