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  1. Sports Science: Christian Ponder

    Kevin Seifert

    Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Christian Ponder probably played the worst game of his short career last week, throwing three interceptions in a 27-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders. But Ponder has earned the respect of at least one NFL observer. ...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  2. Sports Science: Greg Jennings

    Kevin Seifert

    Whether or not you're a fan of the Green Bay Packers, I think you're going to love this latest episode of Sports Science. Packers receiver Greg Jennings is the star, and the goal is to measure how soft his hands are. As the end of the video, Jenni...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  3. Sports Science: Christian Ponder

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might remember, we spent some time during the draft run-up reviewing Jon Gruden's QB Camp interviews. Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert, Ryan Mallett and Andy Dalton all got their chances. Christian Ponder wasn't part of that exercise, but he did ...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  4. Watch Prince Amukamara jump

    Kevin Seifert

    Better late than never, right? I'm just discovering the very cool ESPN Sports Science videos that measure the athletic abilities of draft prospects and translate them into football skills. Below, you'll see Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara dis...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  5. Sport Science: DeAndre Hopkins

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted last week that ESPN analyst Todd McShay considers Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins to have some of the best hands in the draft. This Sport Science video offers three minutes of illustration. Hopkins' hands are 20 percent larger than avera...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  6. Sport Science: Sylvester Williams

    Kevin Seifert

    North Carolina defensive tackle Sylvester Williams is considered a candidate to be drafted by any of the three NFC North teams choosing between Nos. 20-26 in Thursday night's first round. This Sport Science video helps explain why. Williams derive...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  7. Sport Science: Ezekiel Ansah

    Kevin Seifert

    Why has BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah gotten so many people excited for the 2013 draft, despite a mostly unnoticed college career? Mostly, it's come as a result of the quickness and acceleration he demonstrates in this Sport Science video. At one p...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  8. Sport Science: Cordarrelle Patterson

    Kevin Seifert

    We've heard plenty of mixed reviews on Tennessee receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. ESPN analyst Todd McShay is concerned that Patterson "disappeared" for large portions of games. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Bob McGinn reported Patterson wasn't ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  9. Sport Science: Alec Ogletree

    Kevin Seifert

    We all have our doubts on whether Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree will be available when the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings draft at No. 20 and No. 23/25 overall, respectively. This Sport Science video helps explain why. Ogletree puts up acc...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  10. Sport Science: Denard Robinson

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFC North lays squarely in Big 10 country, so I thought many of you would be interested in this Sport Science video on Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson, who is hoping to be drafted as a wide receiver later this month. Among other things, t...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  11. Sport Science: Dee Milliner

    Kevin Seifert

    Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner is scheduled to make a pre-draft visit Monday to the Detroit Lions' practice facility, according to Anwar S. Richardson of Mlive.com. Those of you who are hoping he returns permanently after the draft will enjoy this S...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  12. Sport Science: Dion Jordan

    Kevin Seifert

    I would call Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan an outside candidate to be drafted No. 5 overall by the Detroit Lions. Jordan hasn't received the same type of buzz as BYU's Ezekiel Ansah, but this Sport Science video shows how much of an athletic speci...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  13. Sport Science: D.J. Fluker

    Kevin Seifert

    At the NFL scouting combine, the Chicago Bears were said to be interested in Alabama right tackle D.J. Fluker. Then they went and signed left tackle Jermon Bushrod on the first day of free agency, sliding J'Marcus Webb into a competition with Gabe Ca...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  14. Sport Science: Michael Floyd

    Kevin Seifert

    Notre Dame receiver Michael Floyd grew up in Minnesota and there are plenty of Chicago Bears fans who would like to see their team maneuver to draft him in the first round of Thursday's NFL draft. So that makes this Sport Science video especially not...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  15. Sport Science: The Lions' Calvin Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    Our friends over at Sport Science applied their patented analysis to Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson in the video below, suggesting he has a reach similar to that of former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal and enough range to cover a two-car garage fr...

    Blog | October 20, 2011