Posts by Chris Landry

Former NFL scout takes you inside the War Room on Draft day

The NFL Draft was not always the popular event it is today. When I first started as a scout in the league, it was 12 rounds and was held on one day. The irony of being in a draft room on draft day is that basically all of your work is done. You spend months

The NFL Draft was not always the popular event it is today. When I first started as a scout in the league, it was 12 rounds and was held on one day. The irony of being in a draft room on draft day is that basically all of your work is done. You spend months […]

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How Reuben Foster’s Combine altercation should have been handled to avoid drama

During my time running the NFL Scouting Combine, I encountered dozens of “incidents,” but fortunately never sent a player home. The key to avoiding such unfortunate circumstances is clarifying before the event the level of professionalism required by all staff and participants. Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster was sent home from the Scouting Combine after having

During my time running the NFL Scouting Combine, I encountered dozens of “incidents,” but fortunately never sent a player home. The key to avoiding such unfortunate circumstances is clarifying before the event the level of professionalism required by all staff and participants. Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster was sent home from the Scouting Combine after having […]

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Not to worry, NFL Scouts not surprised by Leonard Fournette’s Combine numbers

NFL Scout Chris Landry is in Indianapolis for the Scouting Combine helping NFL teams in the evaluation process.  I am compelled to address the Leonard Fournette weight and vertical jump issues due to the approximately 900 text messages asking for a comment on the issue. As far as the weight is concerned, as NFL league

NFL Scout Chris Landry is in Indianapolis for the Scouting Combine helping NFL teams in the evaluation process.  I am compelled to address the Leonard Fournette weight and vertical jump issues due to the approximately 900 text messages asking for a comment on the issue. As far as the weight is concerned, as NFL league […]

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Could former LSU assistant Dameyune Craig be headed to Pac-12?

LSU fired Dameyune Craig last week, and Oregon looks to be the likely landing spot for Craig, who would fill the role of wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator for the Ducks. Mario Cristobal, who was hired from Alabama last month, has the co-offensive coordinator/run game coordinator/offensive line coach title at Oregon. Oregon coach Willie Taggart

LSU fired Dameyune Craig last week, and Oregon looks to be the likely landing spot for Craig, who would fill the role of wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator for the Ducks. Mario Cristobal, who was hired from Alabama last month, has the co-offensive coordinator/run game coordinator/offensive line coach title at Oregon. Oregon coach Willie Taggart […]

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Could former LSU assistant Dameyune Craig be headed to Pac-12?

LSU fired Dameyune Craig last week, and Oregon looks to be the likely landing spot for Craig, who would fill the role of wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator for the Ducks. Mario Cristobal, who was hired from Alabama last month, has the co-offensive coordinator/run game coordinator/offensive line coach title at Oregon. Oregon coach Willie Taggart

LSU fired Dameyune Craig last week, and Oregon looks to be the likely landing spot for Craig, who would fill the role of wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator for the Ducks. Mario Cristobal, who was hired from Alabama last month, has the co-offensive coordinator/run game coordinator/offensive line coach title at Oregon. Oregon coach Willie Taggart […]

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Did Steve Sarkisian’s exit catch Nick Saban off-guard?

The Atlanta Falcons have confirmed that Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has agreed to join them as their new offensive coordinator, meaning his stint as Alabama’s OC lasted barely a month. Sarkisian took over for Lane Kiffin with the Tide. Kiffin left before the national championship loss to Clemson to assume his duties as coach

The Atlanta Falcons have confirmed that Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has agreed to join them as their new offensive coordinator, meaning his stint as Alabama’s OC lasted barely a month. Sarkisian took over for Lane Kiffin with the Tide. Kiffin left before the national championship loss to Clemson to assume his duties as coach […]

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Did Steve Sarkisian’s exit catch Nick Saban off-guard?

The Atlanta Falcons have confirmed that Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has agreed to join them as their new offensive coordinator, meaning his stint as Alabama’s OC lasted barely a month. Sarkisian took over for Lane Kiffin with the Tide. Kiffin left before the national championship loss to Clemson to assume his duties as coach

The Atlanta Falcons have confirmed that Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has agreed to join them as their new offensive coordinator, meaning his stint as Alabama’s OC lasted barely a month. Sarkisian took over for Lane Kiffin with the Tide. Kiffin left before the national championship loss to Clemson to assume his duties as coach […]

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Why Ed Orgeron shook up LSU’s coaching staff and who might be hired

LSU fired wide receivers coach Dameyune Craig and reassigned running backs coach Jabbar Juluke to another position within the LSU athletic department on Thursday. Neither lasted a year in their job. Juluke was hired February 13 of last year; Craig was hired the following day. When Matt Canada was hired in mid-December as LSU’s offensive

LSU fired wide receivers coach Dameyune Craig and reassigned running backs coach Jabbar Juluke to another position within the LSU athletic department on Thursday. Neither lasted a year in their job. Juluke was hired February 13 of last year; Craig was hired the following day. When Matt Canada was hired in mid-December as LSU’s offensive […]

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