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No. 237: 2018 NFL Draft Preseason Top 5 RB Rank...
Jon and Trevor closely align their running back rankings at the top, but the depth is in the eye of the beholder.
No. 236: 2018 NFL Draft Preseason Top 5 QB Rank...
Jon and Trevor featured two wildly varying top five quarterback lists, both from each other and the common consensus.
No. 235: 2017 PAC-12 Preview
Jon and Trevor disagree on the third and fourth best teams in the PAC-12, discuss the potential UCLA has to be a "surprise" team, and whether USC has the talent to push for a national championship.
No. 234: Week 1 Preseason Takeaways
Jon and Trevor discuscc the performance of tons of rookies around the league, including Mitch Trubisky, DeShone Kizer, Derek Barnett and more
No. 233: 2017 ACC Preview
Jon and Trevor talk about Deshaun Watson's first preseason showing, Florida State's sky-high expectations and the weak ACC Coastal division.
No. 232: 2017 Big 12 Preview
Jon and Trevor talk about the clear lines of demarcation in the Big 12 between the top 3, middle 3 and bottom 4 teams, while also discussing a plethora of talented NFL prospects in the conference.
No. 231: 2017 SEC Preview
Jon and Trevor talk Josh Rosen, Alabama's continued dominance and whether Florida or Georgia will win the SEC East.
No. 230: 2017 Big Ten Preview
Jon and Trevor offer Big Ten predictions, rank their top couple teams and talk about the most exciting prospects in the conference heading into 2017.
No. 229: Fan Friday and the triumphant return o...
Jon and Trevor discuss Hall of Fame game action, assess the play of several rookies and answer your questions on all things life and football.
No. 228: Reviewing the 2014-2016 quarterback cl...
Jon and Trevor recall their quarterback rankings over the past three years, examining what went wrong, why they vibed with Teddy, doubted the 2016 class and knew that Watson was QB1.
No. 227: Reviewing the 2013 epic fail draft class
Jon and Trevor lay into the 2013 NFL Draft class, looking at several of the biggest flops and a few day 2 gems that saved the group from utter disaster.
No. 226: Reviewing the 2015 NFL Draft edge defe...
Jon and Trevor rehash their awful (and sometimes adequate) takes on the 2015 edge defender class, including what they learned from Danielle Hunter, Markus Golden and others
No. 225: Looking back at the 2014 wide receiver...
Jon reflects back on his assessments of the 2014 wide receiver class, including what he learned from several prospects as a clueless analyst three-and-a-half years ago.
No. 224: Fan Friday - Last Chance U thoughts an...
Jon and Trevor put on their media critic hats and talk in-depth about Last Chance U and what is overwhelmingly wrong with Buddy Stephens approach. Plus answering your questions on a surprise double-digit win team, JuJu or Godwin and the process of self...
No. 223: Two national title hopefuls relying on...
Jon and Trevor talk about the value of a Ronnie Harrison-type safety and if it makes sense for him to declare early, while also talking about Marcus Allen's lack of production and potential upside at Penn State.
Jon and Trevor talk about two very different safety prospects in Mississippi State's Brandon Bryant and Virginia's Quin Blanding
No. 221: Important season looming for Derwin Ja...
Jon and Trevor talk about two safeties that spent at least some of last year banged up, and how both can make improvements and clarify their draft position moving forward.
No. 220: Fan Friday - NFL coaches cage match, b...
Jon and Trevor field questions on the draft evaluation process for cornerbacks, introduce two corners you should know, talk about their draft eval history and discuss which coaches would go down early in a cage match.
Jon and Trevor talk about the salivating skill sets of Minkah Fitzpatrick and Tarvarus McFadden, and how to properly evaluate their weaknesses.
No. 215: Fan Friday - Concerts, Eateries, 2016 ...
Jon and Trevor talk about concerts, film study tips, UFC fighter names, weight-lifting, NFL Draft and more on the latest Fan Friday
No. 214: Best of the Rest - Off-Ball Linebackers
Jon and Trevor go rapid-fire on several 2018 linebacker prospects, including Iowa's Josey Jewell, Baylor's Taylor Young, Notre Dame's Nyles Morgan, Washington's Azeem Victor and South Carolina's Skai Moore
No. 213: Putting two senior linebackers under t...
Jon and Trevor are somewhat divided on Wisconsin's Jack Cichy, and compare Virginia's Micah Kiser to a lesser version of Raekwon McMillan
No. 212: Malik Jefferson, Jerome Baker not with...
Jon and Trevor attempt to quiet the "elite" noise on Malik Jefferson and Jerome Baker, admitting both are talented players, but some key development is still needed.
No. 211: Next up for 'Bama - Rashaan Evans and ...
Jon and Trevor talk about the next premier Alabama prospects at inside linebacker, as Shaun Dion Hamilton preps for his second season as a starter and the versatile Rashaan Evans readies for his first.
No. 210: Fan Friday Q&A
Jon and Trevor discuss the Dak Prescott-Carson Wentz wars, Shane Lechler and Terrell Owens' Hall of Fame legitimacy, All or Nothing and Jeff Fisher's chances of returning to the sideline.
No. 209: Best of the Rest - Interior Defensive ...
Jon and Trevor aren't quite done with 2018 defensive line prospects just yet, as they discuss a trio of Ohio State defenders, UCONN's Folorunso Fatukasi, Georgia's Trenton Thompson and Texas A&M's Daylon Mack, among others
No. 208: Evaluating the Run Pluggers - Da'Ron P...
Jon and Trevor discuss two nose tackles with exceptional power at the point of attack, but limitations as pass rushers could temper both of their draft hopes.
No. 207: Vita Vea and Lowell Lotulelei will rip...
Jon and Trevor talk about two powerful beasts on the interior defensive line class, while examining the difference between point-of-attack and penetrating defensive linemen.
No. 206: Diving into the 2018 NFL Draft defensi...
Jon and Trevor talk about two of their favorite players in all of college football, Clemson's Christian Wilkins and Michigan's Maurice Hurst.
No. 205: State of the AFC and Early Playoff Pre...
Jon and Trevor continue their look around the NFL, offering their early playoff predictions and surprise teams for the 2017 season.
No. 204: State of the NFC and Early Playoff Pre...
Jon and Trevor switch gears from the draft to the NFL, taking a look at the early playoff picture and giving some bold predictions for the NFC.
No. 203: Fan Friday Q&A
Jon and Trevor answer your questions on the best NFL head coach to have as a dad, the handsomest player in the league, the 2018 RB class and more
No. 202: Best of the rest 2018 edge prospects
Jon and Trevor talk about the potential of Clelin Ferrell, Bradley Chubb, Da'Shawn Hand and Ogbonnia Okoronkwo on the latest Locked on NFL Draft
No. 201: Discussing the Ohio State Buckeyes Def...
Jon and Trevor offer their thoughts on the oft-heralded Ohio State edge rushing duo of Sam Hubbard and Tyquan Lewis, and whether there is enough upside and athleticism present to get excited about their NFL futures.
No. 200: Evaluating Edges - Harold Landry and A...
Jon and Trevor talk about Harold Landry's lack of refinement and Arden Key's extra-light frame, and what both players need to do to justify their hype
No. 199: 2018 NFL Mock Draft Monday
Jon and Trevor launch into their first mock draft Monday of the draft offseason, examining 2018 prospects with potential teams they could land with in next year's draft.
No. 198: Fan Friday - 2018 draft takes, WWII co...
Jon and Trevor field the typical wild variety of questions on this week's Fan Friday.
Jon and Trevor dish out several names of offensive linemen to watch this draft season, including Ohio State's Billy Price, Clemson's Mitch Hyatt and Western Michigan's Chukwuma Okorafor.
No. 196: Connor Williams, Orlando Brown and the...
Jon and Trevor go in on arm length thresholds, stature stereotypes for tackles and more in their early assessments for Texas LT Connor Williams and Oklahoma LT Orlando Brown
No. 195: Frank Ragnow and Mason Cole Senior Ass...
Jon rolls through his thoughts on Arkansas C Frank Ragnow and Michigan C Mason Cole, including some way-too-early projections on where both players could land in the 2018 NFL Draft.
No. 194: Left Side, Strong Side of Notre Dame OL
Jon and Trevor go in-depth on one of the best left sides in all of college football, Notre Dame left guard Quenton Nelson and left tackle Mike McGlinchey. Are their NFL fortunes as promising?
No. 193: Fan Friday - NBA Finals, Stanley Cup P...
Jon and Trevor delve into other sports, pick their four NFL players to start a franchise and wrap up their thoughts on the 2018 TE class
No. 192: Saving the best of the 2018 TE class f...
Jon and Trevor wrap up their thoughts on the 2018 tight end class, including two candidates for TE1 whose stock could skyrocket with strong seasons.
No. 191: Guest Mike Kist weighs in on the 2018 ...
Jon and Trevor are joined by Breaking Football's Michael Kist, who offers his thoughts on the 2018 tight end class, including an under-the-radar prospect he believes has an outside shot at the first round.
No. 190: Troy Fumagalli and Dallas Goedert go u...
Jon and Trevor examine the tantalizing skill set of Dallas Goedert and the sure and steady hands of Troy Fumagalli, including what both tight ends need to improve on to be at the top of their class next year.
No. 189: Projecting Penn State TE Mike Gesicki
Jon and Trevor discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki, and how the latter could hold him back from a high draft spot.
No. 188: Fan Friday - 2018 WR superlatives, no-...
Jon and Trevor tackle wide receiver prospects no one has ever heard of, WR superlatives, and heatedly discuss Steelers-Bucs skill players
No. 187: Wrapping up the 2018 WR Preview with o...
Jon and Trevor run through a litany of wide receiver prospects for the 2018 NFL Draft, including sleepers like Hunter Renfrow and Richie James, risers like E.Q. St. Brown and Auden Tate and bigger names such as Christian Kirk, Deon Cain and Antonio Cal...
No. 186: Don't Forget About Calvin Ridley Just Yet
Jon and Trevor discuss the 2016 season of Calvin Ridley in Alabama's run-heavy offense. Sophomore slump, or just a lack of quality opportunity to contribute?
No. 185: Courtland Sutton, tape and traits
Trevor thinks Courtland Sutton has a shot to contend for WR1 status, but Jon has his doubts.
No. 184: James Washington - great player, but g...
Jon and Trevor dive into one of the top senior wide receiver's in the upcoming class in James Washington, discussing his potential to be a top tier receiver in the 2018 draft.
No. 183: Fan Friday 2018 RBs and other wild que...
Jon and Trevor address all of Twitter's bizarre questions, including their superlatives on the 2018 RB class and thoughts on a few under the radar prospects
No. 182: Bo Scarbrough, Justin Jackson, Ronald ...
Jon and Trevor talk about senior and underclassmen running backs who could provide elite depth to a high end class with strong seasons, including Bo Scarbrough, Justin Jackson, Ronald Jones, Sony Michel, Akrum Wadley, Jordan Scarlett, Myles Gaskin, Ral...
No. 181: 2018 RB depth looking fresh
Jon and Trevor address Nick Chubb's down year, Royce Freeman's steady skill set and the underutilized, but enticing Kalen Ballage.
No. 180: Derrius Guice, the Perfect Prospect?
Jon and Trevor gush about their affinity for LSU RB Derrius Guice, a prospect who checks the boxes for almost every trait on and off the field.
No. 179: The Salivating Skill Set of Saquon Bar...
Jon and Trevor drool over Saquon Barkley's elite traits, while discussing his potential draft position and what he needs to improve on heading into his junior year.
No. 178: Fan Friday - Lessons on Love and Football
Jon and Trevor take questions on everything from tailgating, the mystery of love, Cyrus the Great and even football!
Mark Schofield of Inside the Pylon joins Jon and Trevor to talk 2018 QB prospects, including the mechanical Josh Rosen and strong-armed Mason Rudolph.
No. 176: Welcome to Lamar Jackson Polarization ...
Jon and Trevor tiptoe into the Lamar Jackson conversation, with some praise and constructive criticism for his playing style, strengths and weaknesses.
No. 175: Sam Darnold and the Upside Down (Throw...
Jon and Trevor continue their Summer Scouting Series with an in-depth look at Sam Darnold, his Stranger Things throwing motion and what he needs to do to recognize his potential
No. 174: Introducing the LO NFL Draft Summer Sc...
Jon and Trevor kick off their Summer Scouting Series by discussing much-hyped Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen's strengths and weaknesses, and why his decision to return to school was a wise one.
No. 173: Fan Friday & a peak ahead to the 2018 ...
Jon and Trevor talk about awful memes, deleting their accounts and James Harden's epic failures, in addition to football takes on their favorite NFL Draft analysts and next year's QB class.
No. 172: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 8
Jon and Trevor complete the final installment of their post-draft analysis with thoughts on the Chiefs, Jets, Eagles and Redskins drafts, throwing shade at Washington (the football team) and bemoaning the Jets severe lack of, well, everything.
No. 171: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 7
Jon and Trevor talk about the Bengals, Browns, Bears and Colts classes, including a 350-pound defensive lineman with better athletic ability than Demarcus Walker, an on-brand Bengals draft and the Browns victorious battle in the war to return to releva...
No. 170: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 6
Jon and Trevor cover the Falcons, Ravens, Bills and Broncos draft classes, including Buffalo's QB situation, Denver's roller coaster draft and Baltimore's total ignorance of offensive skill players, plus more.
No. 169: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 5
Jon and Trevor rap on the Raiders, Panthers, Chargers and Cowboys drafts, including one of the low-key best classes in the draft, a team that seems to be building backwards and the franchise that owned the 3rd day of the draft
No. 168: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 4
Jon and Trevor break down the Cardinals, Texans, Saints and Patriots draft classes with plenty of nuance behind each team's maneuvers and strategy, as far back as the past several months for some.
No. 167: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 3
Jon and Trevor discuss San Francisco, Jacksonville, the Giants and Detroit's 2017 draft classes, including the resurgent AFC South, the two sides to John Lynch's draft strategy and even some sparring over a Gator-filled draft
No. 166: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 2
Jon and Travor tackle Seattle, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay and Minnesota's 2017 classes, including one of the best value picks in the draft, one of the weirdest drafts and a savvy sans-first round pick class.
No. 165: Post Draft Team Assessments Part 1
Jon and Trevor examining the Packers, Titans, Rams and Dolphins 2017 NFL Draft classes and how the players fit into each franchise's plans for the future
No. 164: Examining the Best and Worst of the 20...
Jon and Trevor tackle the highlights and lowlight of the draft, including the Ryan Pace-Mitch Trubisky marriage, the Saints going ham and the woeful ways of the New York Jets.
No. 163: Analyzing the First Round and Previewi...
Jon and Trevor discuss a wild first round in-depth, including love for the QB fits and John Lynch finessing his first round as general manager.
No. 162: Final Predictive Mock Draft & Bold Pre...
Jon and Trevor run through what they believe will happen in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, including several bold takes on potential picks.
No. 161: Mock Draft Wednesday Round 3
Jon and Trevor take you through the 3rd round of their 2017 NFL mock draft on Draftmas Eve, preparing every team to make a Super Bowl run with their cunning brilliance as GMs.
No. 160: Mock Draft Tuesday - Second Round
Jon and Trevor run through the second round of their 3-round 2017 NFL Mock Draft, dishing out golden picks to every teams due to their awesomeness as psuedo-GMs.
No. 159: Final Mock Draft Monday - First Round
Jon and Trevor launch into their final "what we would do" mock draft before the real thing goes down on Thursday, with several quality players slipping out of the top 10 because these analysts are #wild. Second and third rounds coming on Tuesday and We...
No. 158: Selecting the 2017 NFL Draft All-Chirp...
Jon and Trevor make their picks for the 2017 NFL Draft All-Chirp Team, talk about their favorite end zone dances in NFL history and answer all of your NFL Draft questions on Fan Friday.
No. 157: Running Back Chatter and Bold Draft Pr...
Jon and Trevor go neck deep in the 2017 running back class, talking (fighting about) rankings, fits, sleepers and draft day projections.
No. 156: Examining the NFL Draft process from a...
Jon and Trevor are joined by former Eagles, Giants and Jets scout and current director of The Scouting Academy Dan Hatman to talk about the draft process from the perspective of an NFL front office.
No. 155: Hot Take Tuesday w/ the Draft Dudes
Jon and Trevor are joined by former Locked On NFL Draft co-hosts Kyle Crabbs and Joe Marino to discuss the exploits of Draft Dudes, NDT Scouting and their recently released 300-player big boards
No. 154: Final Quarterback Rankings
Jon and Trevor discuss their final quarterback rankings, including why DeShaun Watson is QB1, and which later round QBs are worth taking a swing at.
No. 153: Fan Friday - Pants-less Recordings and...
Jon and Trevor tackle all your draft (and non-draft, i.e. inappropriate) questions on the latest episode of Fan Friday, including GMs under pressure, top football movies and the vital traits of a slot CB
No. 152: First Round Fact or Fiction
Jon and Trevor play fact or fiction with several first round topics, including who will be the first running back off the board and why Jon Allen's stock might be falling.
No. 151: Welcome to the Top 10 Madness
Jon and Trevor discuss the potential idiocy of not drafting Myles Garrett at #1, the NFL's love for Mitchell Trubisky and the tantalizing unknown of this year's top 10
No. 150: Hot Take Tuesday - Jonah Tuls talks de...
Jonah joins Jon and Trevor to offer his educated hot takes on the defensive back class, including Rasul Douglas being the most underrated cornerback this year and why Quincy Wilson is CB2 after all.
No. 149: Mock Draft Monday - Introducing new co...
Jon and Trevor alternate picks in a what-we-would-do mock draft, created solely to give the people what they want
No. 148: Fan Friday Q&A - Wrecking the Quest fo...
Jon takes on your draft questions in the latest edition of Fan Friday, talking about the best man cover corners in the class, Tyus Bowser's stock and Jarrad Davis being projected to the first round.
No. 147: Rumors & Speculation Swirling around T...
Jon rolls through several of the top 10 rumors buzzing around the interwebs, including the complete confusion surrounding San Francisco's pick and the curious draft priorities of Carolina.
No. 146: Pre-Draft Risers - Worthy or Unworthy?
Jon discusses a plethora of pre-draft risers, examining what has gone into their ascent and dubbing them worthy or unworthy of their elevated stock
No. 145: 1st Round QB Scheme Fits with Mark Sch...
Mark Schofield of Inside the Pylon joins Jon to talk about which quarterbacks fit with which offensive schemes in the first round
No. 144: Danger - Falling Stock!
Jon discusses several players who've seen their stock fall significantly since the beginning of the college football season until now, including Brad Kaaya, Jonathan Allen, Jabrill Peppers, JuJu Smith-Schuster and more.
No. 143: Fan Friday Q&A
Jon tackles your draft-related questions, including talking about scouting terms and the player whose stock has fallen the most
No. 142: Florida and Miami Pro Day Reports with...
Trevor Sikkema of Pewter Report joins Jon to talk Florida and Miami Pro Days, his analysis of Jalen Tabor and Quincy Wilson and why his hair is better than Alex Anzalone's.
No. 141: Discussing the Draft's Deepest Positio...
Steelers Depot writer Alex Kozora joins the show to talk about polarizing pass rushers Carl Lawson, Takk McKinley and others, while also touching on a versatile and deep secondary class.
Locked on NFL Draft No. 140: Hot Take Tuesday w...
Brandon Thorn of Inside the Pylon and the Scouting Academy joins Jon on the podcast to discuss why Cam Robinson is in fact a left tackle, and how Pat Elflein might be the most NFL-ready offensive lineman in the class
Locked on NFL Draft No. 139: Ledyard's Big Boar...
LO NFL Draft host Jon Ledyard reveals his 2017 top 30 prospects, counting down from #30 to #1
No. 138 | Dropping some LBs w/Ted Nguyen
Jon is joined by Ted Nguyen of Just Blog Baby to talk about this year's LB class, in addition to some thoughts on Patrick Mahomes. #NFL #NFLDraft