Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Ohio State/Michigan

November 22, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, goes inside this weekend’s Ohio State/Michigan showdown to zero in on the top position battle to watch as top-rated center Billy Price (Buckeyes) goes up against top-rated defensive tackle Maurice Hurst (Wolverines). He also touches on other highly rated talents, much of it found in the trenches.  

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Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Josh Rosen

November 15, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, discusses why UCLA’s Josh Rosen has risen to become his top-rated QB prospect. Rosen not only guided the Bruins to that 34-point comeback against Texas in September, but has brought the team back from smaller deficits all season. Last week, he returned from concussion protocol to put up 44 points vs. Arizona State.  

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Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Sam Darnold

November 14, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, explains why USC’s Sam Darnold ranks only No.3 on his list of QB prospects for next year’s NFL Draft – well below some who pegged the redshirt sophomore possibly going No.1 overall. Another year to improve fundamentals might be a worthwhile option.  

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Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Miami

November 7, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, breaks down two of Miami‘s top NFL prospects as they get ready for Saturday’s showdown against Notre Dame. Chris Herndon is ranked No.4 among senior TE prospects, though there may be some question about his commitment to football. Chad Thomas was an underachiever early on, but has risen to No.6 on the list of senior DEs.  

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Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Baker Mayfield

November 2, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, discusses why Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield stands atop his list of senior quarterback prospects. The former Texas Tech transfer is 29-5 as a starter for the Sooners, and is on track to break his own OU season records in passer efficiency and completion percentage.  

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Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Mason Rudolph

November 1, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, explains why Oklahoma State’s Mason Rudolph is his No. 2 senior QB prospect for next year’s NFL Draft. The Cowboys‘ career passing leader is a tall and accurate quarterback, but does he have the talent to light up NFL scoreboards? Dan also offers what Rudolph must do to round out his game on the next level.  

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Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Harold Landry

October 26, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, explains why Boston College defender Harold Landry stands atop his list of senior outside linebacker prospects. Landry has registered 26 sacks in three years as an Eagles starter, along with 46 ½ tackles for loss and 10 forced fumbles.  

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Dan Shonka’s Scouting Session: Bradley Chubb

October 25, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, explains why N.C. State’s Bradley Chubb tops his list of senior defensive end prospects. Now a third-year starter for the Wolfpack, Chubb has registered 22 sacks, 44 ½ tackles for loss, seven forced fumbles and two blocked kicks.

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Jets Confidential Radio: Draft wrapup podcast

May 11, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, joins Greg DePalma to break down a New York Jets‘ draft class that invested heavily to shore up the secondary and receiving corps. Safeties Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye were snapped up with the first two picks, and the next three were used on receivers.  

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Ourlads’ NFL Draft Guide: NFC review podcast

May 4, 2017

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, joins Greg DePalma for a breakdown of how each NFC team fared in last week’s NFL Draft. Though not as high-profile as other teams, the Washington Redskins brought in perhaps the most solid top-to-bottom class starting with Alabama DT Jonathan Allen as a bargain at No.17.  

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