Ric Serritella: Founder & CEO
Born and raised in New Jersey, Serritella had a passion for evaluating football players since his days at Hanover Park High School. He would go on to attend Johnson & Wales University, where he was part of the first graduating class of Sports Entertainment and Event Management. During his time in Providence, RI, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN Gravity Games (now known as X-Games). Serritella would join the YES Network in 2002, as part of the production crew for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show, in addition to associate producer for the nationally syndicated NFL Now hosted by Mike Francesa. It was here when the original NFL Draft Bible publication would be born. While he advanced his television career, Serritella began to build his network of NFL executives, coaches, agents, trainers and many other football industry professionals. He went on to become a producer for ESPN Hollywood (2005) and would take on an executive producer role for the T.Ocho Show (2008), featuring Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco. He also helped launch the Wall Street Journal YouTube Channel (2007) and install the MLB Network fiber-optic infrastructure during his tenure as Director of Operations, Sales and Marketing at HTN Communications. Serritella has worked for NBC Sports, USA TODAY, AEG Live on the television side, while appearing frequently on ESPN, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, WFAN on the radio side. He has been privileged enough to interview the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and many others. After pit stops in New York City, Atlantic City and Las Vegas, Serritella currently resides down the beautiful Jersey Shore with his wife Samantha and daughter Oceanna. Found
Samantha Serritella: President
As President Samantha facilitates all day-to-day business matters, including members, sponsors, affiliates, new business operations, and finances. She has served as the executive producer for all video content featured on the All Access Football Channel on YouTube, in addition to the All Access Football Podcast Network on iTunes and Blog Talk Radio. She has her Associates Degree in English and a B.A. in Biology from Stockton University and currently resides in Lavallette, NJ with her family.
John Murphy: Emeritus & Co-Host of “The State of Football” Vlog
John currently serves as Vice President and Director of Player Personnel for the Toronto Argonauts but was a founding figure in the birth of NFL Draft Bible in 2002. His weekly draft column on Yahoo! Sports was widespread throughout the scouting community and helped pave his path into the pro football executive front offices. He would go on to join the Calgary Stampeders, where he helped bring home a Grey Cup in 2008 and re-joined them as assistant general manager and director of player personnel in 2010 after a stint with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as their Director of Player Personnel. From 2016-18, Murphy served as the assistant vice-president of football operations and player personnel for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Merrick, NY native remains a consultant to NFL Draft Bible, as he commemorates his 15th campaign in the CFL.
Mook Williams: Agent/Player Consultant
A sports attorney with 18 years of legal experience who previously co-founded VaynerSports, among other businesses – Mook has worked closely with all 32 NFL teams, countless professional decision-makers, and NFL draft prospects of all levels & positions. Mook has innovated several strategic and analytical techniques within the football player representation industry, and has either lead or collaborated on the negotiation of NFL contracts totaling well over $100M. His network within the football industry runs deep, and from coast to coast. Mook currently represents coaches and front office personnel, practices law, and is developing a series of innovative entrepreneurial endeavors.
David Turner: Friday Night Scout School Professor, Founder Maverick Sports Consulting
An accomplished director with experience in running all aspects of a football operations and scouting departments in professional football organization, David has earned a reputation for his ability to excel in a demanding environment while remaining pragmatic and focused. He has worked in numerous front office and scouting capacities with the Carolina Panthers, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Edmonton Eskimos, Hartford Colonials and Arizona Rattlers over the past two decades. A graduate from San Francisco State with a degree in political science, David is a results oriented decisive professional with the skill to evaluate and configure team rosters, negotiate contracts, maintain strong agent relationships, hire and train staff. He is also the owner of Maverick Sports Consulting.
Ryan Roberts: Director of Scouting at the NFL Draft Bible
Bill Carroll : HBCU/Small School Insider
Entering his fourth decade as a published writer, Carroll first appeared as a sports columnist in The Answer Newspaper (Las Vegas) over 35 years ago. Since then he has served as the HBCU Scouting Coordinator for Consensus Draft Services. He’ll assume that role with the NFL Draft Bible, in addition to reporting on small school prospects from all levels of football, plus penning his annual ‘All Under-Appreciated’ and ‘All-Emerging Teams.’ He has contributed to media outlets such as Pro Player Insiders, Black Sports Online and Football Reporters Online. Carroll also serves as an author, a poet, a teacher, a broadcaster and is a co-founding member of MPAACT, which exists to develop, nurture, and sustain Afrikan Centered Theatre [ACT]. Be on a lookout for his podcasts ‘Feeling A Draft’ and ‘Pro Prospectus Radio.’
Russel Lande: Guest and Co-Host of the “Infectious Scouting” Podcast and “The State of Football” Vlog
One of the few men walking the planet who has served as a scout in the NFL, CFL and original XFL, Lande is the co-host of the Infectious Scouting Podcast. He began his career as an intern for the UCLA recruiting department in 1993 and eventually landed a job the following year with the St. Louis Rams, where he spent four seasons working under the legendary Dick Vermeil. Following his stint with the Rams, Lande served as an east coast scout for the XFL in 2000. He would later serve as College Scouting Director for the Montreal Alouettes in the CFL for six seasons. In between stints, Lande began his media career with his scouting service, ‘GM Jr’ and serving as editorial consultant to the NFL Today Show on CBS Sports. He has since rebranded under Infectious Scouting and can be heard each week on iTunes and Blog-Talk Radio with NFL Draft Bible founder Ric Serritella. Russ currently resides with his family in Chicago Illinois.
Joe Everette: Senior Scout at NFL Draft Bible
Joe Everett joined the NFL Draft Bible over a decade ago, famously declaring to “never leaving a stone unturned,” in his endless pursuit to identify pro prospects. During his tenure, Everett is largely responsible for producing the NFL Draft Bible publication each year and can be heard year-round on the All Access Football Podcast Network. He has also been featured on ESPN and CBS Sports Radio. A member of the Pro Football Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America, Everett is also the founder of DraftScouts.com, in addition to lead editor and defensive statistician for Insider Football. The Indianapolis native can be found on social media @JoeWEverett.
Adrienne Turzuoli: Director of Photography
Adrienne is in her fourth year as Director of Photography for NFL Draft Bible and works as a multimedia journalist. She is currently the photographer for Wagner College football, is a special features writer for the Northeast Conference (NEC) Overtime blog, and writes for Sparkles and Sports: a blog dedicated to resources for women in sports. She holds a Bachelor’s in English and Writing from Hofstra University, a Master’s in Education from Wagner College and a second Master’s from The New School in Non-Fiction Writing. She resides in Staten Island, New York.
Aki ‘Euro’ Jones’
If there was ever an NFL Draft Bible Hall of Fame inductee, it would begin with Aki ‘Euro’ Jones. After earning a starting spot on Joe Gibbs’ Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent out of Fordham, Jones suffered a back injury, which ended his NFL career. He would go on to play in Poland, Sweden and Finalnd, becoming a brand ambassador of American football in Europe. After his playing days, ‘Euro’ Jones was an advocate for growing the game oversees and was involved with the NFL London office. He served as a correspondent for NFL Draft Bible, helping to put small school prospects on the map with his enlightening and energetic interviews. Aki would pass away as a result of a car accident in October of 2012. At the time of his death, he was part of the Miami Dolphins staff. A native of Queens, New York, Aki ‘Euro’ Jones is gone but not forgotten, as he impacted the lives of many!