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ClydeSide
BELOW IS A LIST OF SCOUTS AND DECISION MAKERS WHO WILL CHOOSE EAGLES TALENT GOING FORWARD. As a fan, I wanted to see who is going to build an Eagles Super Bowl winner. [Sorry for such a long post--but I had to put it together from multiple sources. Much was NOT available on the Eagles site.]

Other than the new Head Coach and Roseman himself, looks like the key personnel guys are Rick Mueller, Louis Riddick, and Andy Patch. In particular, Mueller and Riddick have impressive resumes. The staff bios below show quite a few young ones--a lot with MBA's and other masters degrees.

Adding experience to the mix:
SPECIAL HIRES (older guys): Tom Donohoe (Senior Football Advisor); Greg Gabriel (Scouting Consultant); Jake Hallum (Senior Scout). Also see Roger Pollard, (National Scout). HOW TOM DONOHOE FITS IN WILL BE CRITICAL. The rest are awesome.

Mueller, Riddick, Donohoe, Gabriel, Hallum and Pollard give me hope we will find some great players in the future.

Here's the link to the Eagles Staff Page[A lot of the info is NOT the Eagles site.]:
http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/team/staff.html

FOOTBALL OPERATIONS
Head Coach Executive VP Of Football Operations
[If Reid is gone, does the new coach assume VP title too? Or Howie?)

Howie Roseman
General Manager

Rick Mueller
Player Personnel Executive

http://legacy.philadelphiaeagles.com/eagle...ueller_r_1.html
2009, UFL VP; New Orleans Saints Former VP of Player Personnel 2006-2008; 2000-2006 was Saints Director of Player Personnel; 1994 to 2000, Jacksonville-- college scout and director of college scouting.
[VERY IMPRESSIVE RESUME: 15 years, his teams won 111-97, six playoffs, three conference championships]

SCOUTING
Louis Riddick (Age 42)
Director of Pro Personnel
Hired 2008, promoted 2010; Redskins 3 yrs as Dir of Pro Personnel, 4 yrs as po scout. 7 years as NFL safety: 49ers, Falcons, Browns , Raiders.
[comment: a real football guy]

Anthony Patch (Age 34)
Director of College Scouting
Ninth season with Eagles; promoted 2010; previously college scout West Coast region. Patch works closely with general manager Howie Roseman and director of player personnel Ryan Grigson in draft preparation as well as scouting top players across the country. "Anthony is our longest-tenured scout in the building"--Roseman. With the Dolphins assisted legal counsel providing positional market analysis for contract research.
[What? At 34, "longest tenured scout in the building?" Holy shit.]

Ed Marynowitz
Assistant Director of Pro Scouting
from press release:
"Marynowitz (pronounced man-o-witz) spent the previous four years with the University of Alabama as the programís director of player personnel, directing their football recruiting efforts. He joined the Crimson Tide after a one-year stint as a scouting assistant with the Miami Dolphins under Bill Parcells and Jeff Ireland."
BA and MBA, UCF. QB at Lasalle, transferred to UCF
[His experience in the SEC--and he's PRO SCOUT? hmmm.]

Jake Hallum
Senior Scout
Hallum rejoins the Eagles after seven seasons as a senior college scout with the Cleveland Browns (2005-11) and five seasons as an area scout with the New England Patriots (2000-04). Hallum was a college scout with the Eagles from 1995-99. Hallum is in his sixth decade of the football profession after getting his start as the head coach of Morehead State (1968-71).
[BIGTIME. One of the best.]

Tom Donahoe
Senior Football Advisor
from the press release:
"...director of football operations of the Pittsburgh Steelers (1991-99) and as the general manager and team president of the Buffalo Bills (2001-05). ...Steelers...regional scout (1986-88) ...director of pro personnel and development (1989-90). ....played a major role in the Steelers 84-60 record and six playoff appearances in his nine seasons. From 1991-99, the Steelers drafted 12 players who went on to earn 31 Pro Bowl appearances."
[bio speaks for itself]

Andy Speyer (age 36)
Southwest Regional Scout
11 years with Eagles; Utah, Business; MBA and MS Sports Mgmt, Ohio U.

Brett Veach (age 35)
College Scout, Southeast
Former Delware wide receiver and former assistant to Reid. B.S. Health and PE; M.Ed.

Roger Pollard
National Scout, Combine
College scout for the Miami Dolphins from 2003-08. Head coach at Dean College from 1996-98; assistant coach for 12 seasons with stops at Columbia (2000-02), Jacksonville (1999-00), Brown (1991-94), and Hofstra (1989-91). Worked on the set of ESPNís "The NFL Matchup Show" before coming to Philadelphia.
[vast football experience]

Michael Bradway (age 26)
College Scout, Northeast
5th year with Eagles, former Villanova TE [Sociology]; 2010 was the college scouting coordinator; 2008-2009 college scouting assistant.

Brad Obee (age 26)
College Scouting Coordinator
B.S. Econ, Penn State 2008

Alan Wolking (age 33)
College Scout, Midwest
Hired 2011; B.S. Marketing Ohio State; 2008-2001 graduate assistant Northwestern, where he also served as a quality control coach, coordinating scout offense and special teams units and preparing scouting reports.

John Middlekauff (age 28)
College Scout, West Coast
Cal Poly , BS, Business; Masters in Sports from Fresno St.; hired in 2011

Dan Hatman
Pro Scout
MBA UMass, 2011; hired 2011; assistant d-line coach UMass 2 yrs.; intern Jets; intern Giants.
From LinkedIn: "Evaluate NFL, CFL, AFL, and UFL players and assist in identifying and acquiring top caliber NFL players. Advance scout upcoming opponents and prepare reports for the Coaching staff to prepare them for what they will face. Work with the Special Teams . Coordinator to track and evaluate the performance of kickers/punters on our roster as well as evaluating the ST of opponents and preparing our team for our next opponent. Study NFL rosters (previous and current) for tendencies in their construction and development Conduct film research and charting of opponent tendencies and scheme. "
So, is this the guy who has been helping Bobby April and his stellar Special Teams performance?

Greg Gabriel
Scouting Consultant
Former Chicago Bears director of college scouting; a well-respected veteran scout who spent nine years with the Bears and 16 years with the New York Giants where he contributed to two Super Bowl winners and three NFC championship teams. Gabriel went from an area scout to the Giants' director of player development. Gabriel broke into scouting as a part-time scout with Buffalo in 1981. A three-year starting running back for Canisius College, Gabriel wrote for National Football Post after leaving the Bears.
bwc2112
Madelyn Kahn , from the History of the World Part 1
No,No, No,YES, NO, No, YES....... : ) devil03.gif
ClydeSide
QUOTE (bwc2112 @ Dec 15 2012, 06:56 PM) *
Madelyn Kahn , from the History of the World Part 1
No,No, No,YES, NO, No, YES....... : ) devil03.gif


Too many yes's, or too many no's.--Mel Brooks, from King Lear
Eyrie
The problem for ourselves as fans is that we're not privy to the recommendations these guys have made. They can only be judged on their predictions on whether players will make it in the NFL or not compared to what those players then do, regardless of which team takes them.

ClydeSide
QUOTE (Eyrie @ Dec 16 2012, 06:40 AM) *
The problem for ourselves as fans is that we're not privy to the recommendations these guys have made. They can only be judged on their predictions on whether players will make it in the NFL or not compared to what those players then do, regardless of which team takes them.


With Gabriel and Donohoe, you can see their resumes--which reflect their competent decison-making. ?The problem I have is the relative inexperience of the rest of the scouting staff. Hard to judge competence when they have very little track record. Mueller and Rioddick look good though--and even if your scouts can't judge talent, you still have video.
nephillymike
QUOTE (bwc2112 @ Dec 15 2012, 06:56 PM) *
Madelyn Kahn , from the History of the World Part 1
No,No, No,YES, NO, No, YES....... : ) devil03.gif


As Brooks buries his nose in another cleavage:
"It's good to be the king"


As Hines is trying to avoid getting arrested:
"You a Jew?
Yes I am.
What part of Israel are you from?
26th St.!!!"

The live game of chess:
"Knight takes quees"
"Bishop Takes queen"
"Pawn takes quees"
"Gang bang!!"

And the opening scene with the apes pleasuring themselves with the sunrise in the background and the simple title
"Our ancestors" at the bottom of the screen.

Great quotes in that movie!!
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