Author Archives: Brad McDaniel

Senior Director of College Player Evaluation and Editor in Chief

College Football Spring Game Schedules April 5, 2019

The calendar has turned to April. The days are longer. The weather is better. College football teams are back on the field and spring games are here. This weekend brings the first big slate of games. Some teams are looking forward to getting players back ...

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2019 Devy Watch TE Preview February 7, 2019

After months of hard work, the 2019 edition of Devy Watch is in the final stages of production. It’s not too late to pre-order a copy and get a $5 discount. Our team watched over 1,000 college football players and incoming freshmen and identified nearly...

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2019 Devy Watch WR Preview February 6, 2019

After months of hard work, the 2019 edition of Devy Watch is in the final stages of production. It’s not too late to pre-order a copy and get a $5 discount. Our team watched over 1,000 college football players and incoming freshmen and identified nearly...

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2019 Devy Watch RB Preview February 5, 2019

After months of hard work, the 2019 edition of Devy Watch is in the final stages of production. It’s not too late to pre-order a copy and get a $5 discount. Our team watched over 1,000 college football players and incoming freshmen and identified nearly...

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2019 Devy Watch QB Preview February 4, 2019

After months of hard work, the 2019 edition of Devy Watch is in the final stages of production. It’s not too late to pre-order a copy and get a $5 discount. Our team watched over 1,000 college football players and incoming freshmen and identified nearly...

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What I’m Watching During College Football Bowl Season December 22, 2018

The College Football Bowl Season begins in earnest this weekend. To me, that means two things: 1) It’s almost time to crown another champion and 2) Sadly, another football season is drawing to a close. Bowl matchups have been underwhelming as a whole la...

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Devy Watch: 2018 Heisman Predictions August 13, 2018

With the 2018 college football season fast approaching, we wanted to take a minute to publish a few predictions. Last week, we released our 2018 Devy Watch Preseason All-Americans, and today, we’ll take a stab at predicting who will hoist the 2018 Heis...

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2018 Devy Watch All-Americans August 6, 2018

This year, we decided to join Athlon, Sporting News, and others and release our very own preseason All-American teams. The seven of us who delivered Devy Watch voted and here are the results broken down into first and second teams. Noah Fant, Jonah Willia...

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Devy Roundtable: Devy Drafts June 1, 2018

How beneficial is it to save auction $ for Devy players rather than using it during the rookie draft? (@dynastyfballer) Since your rookie draft is already depleted by the number of Devy players rostered, I would spend the majority of my auction money on D...

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For and Against: Shea Patterson May 22, 2018

In 2016, Shea Patterson enrolled at Ole Miss as one of two 5-star QBs in his recruiting class. He sat and watched as Chad Kelly ran the offense. The plan was for Patterson to take a redshirt season, but everything changed when Kelly went down with a torn ...

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Devy Watch: QB Alex Thomson, Marshall May 10, 2018

After months of writing about the most well-known college football players and the NFL’s newest rookies, it was past time to get back to what initially drew me to writing about Devy. Finding the unknown guys. Several months ago, I jotted down a name so ...

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2018 Devy Watch QB Preview April 2, 2018

After months of hard work, the 2018 edition of Devy Watch is live! If you pre-ordered, it’s time to check your email. If you missed out on the pre-order, it’s not too late to grab a copy. Our team watched 600 college football players and incoming fres...

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2018 Devy Watch RB Preview April 1, 2018

After months of hard work, the 2018 edition of Devy Watch is live! If you pre-ordered, it’s time to check your email. If you missed out on the pre-order, it’s not too late to grab a copy. Our team watched 600 college football players and incoming fres...

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2018 Devy Watch WR Preview March 31, 2018

After months of hard work, the 2018 edition of Devy Watch is live! If you pre-ordered, it’s time to check your email. If you missed out on the pre-order, it’s not too late to grab a copy. Our team watched 600 college football players and incoming fres...

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National Signing Day: 2018 True Freshmen Mock Draft February 9, 2018

National Signing Day just passed and we couldn’t think of a better way to deliver you the top incoming freshmen than with a superflex mock draft. Several members of the @DFF_Devy team went 3 rounds, 12 true freshmen per round, to help introduce you to t...

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National Signing Day: 2018 TEs February 8, 2018

It’s day four of our National Signing Day Coverage, and today, I’ll cover my top five incoming freshmen tight ends plus one who I think is rated too low. In case you missed it, we’ve already covered QBs, RBs, and WRs this week, and tomorrow, we’ll...

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Devy Watch: RB Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin September 30, 2017

When it comes to covering Devy prospects, it’s easy to write about Saquon Barkley, Nick Chubb or James Washington. While it’s important to stay current with well-known names, we prefer to dig deeper. We believe the more names you know, the better. Why...

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2017 NFL Roster Cuts September 1, 2017

Starting this year, NFL teams were allowed to carry 90 players on their roster through the final preseason game. In past years, teams had to trim down to 75 players before their final preseason game and then get down to 53 afterwards. With two sets of cut...

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Countdown to College Football: #1 August 25, 2017

Can you believe it? No, not that I made it through this countdown without missing a day, but that today is the last day between us and real, live college football. This weekend’s serving of games is fairly small, but you won’t hear me complain. I’ll...

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