The State of Football – Part XLLII – NFL Draft Buzz & CFB Preview
The NFL Draft Bible Familia takes a look at the biggest NFL Draft siders, sliders and surprises. Plus, a look ahead at the marquee matchups in college football this weekend! With an All-Pro panel:
Ric Serritella, NFL Draft Bible Founder: A media scout maven with nearly two decades of experience, Serritella has worked for ESPN, USA TODAY, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, FOX Sports and WFAN. He has helped launch new companies and brands, including YES Network and MLB Network, in addition to the creation of the Wall Street Journal YouTube Channel.
John Murphy, Toronto Argonauts VP of Personnel: A two-time Grey Cup winner, Murphy has spent the past 15 seasons in an executive capacity for the Calgary Stampeders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He currently serves as VP, Director of Player Personnel for the Toronto Argonauts.
Russell Lande, Calgary Stampeders US Scouting Director: A veteran talent evaluator, Lande began his career with the UCLA recruiting department in 1993. The next year he joined the St. Louis Rams staff, working under Dick Vermeil for four years. Lande also served as scouting director for the XFL, Montreal Alouettes of the CFL and currently works for the Calgary Stampeders.
David Turner, Maverick Sports Consulting CEO: An accomplished director with experience in running all aspects of a football operations and scouting departments, Turner has worked for the Carolina Panthers, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Edmonton Eskimos, Hartford Colonials and Arizona Rattlers (three-peat champions) over the past two decades.