Cooper and Jack welcome on former Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver and current Baltimore Raven Miles Boykin! After a quick intro at (1:30)...
(2:30) Boykin discussed the most recent NFL season including adjusting to the league’s COVID protocol and the Ravens’ Thanksgiving game being postponed.
(5:41) He then broke down how Notre Dame’s offensive style impacts the wide receivers, and how Notre Dame wide receivers often have to wait their turn to get on the field.
(9:14) The crew then switch gears to discussing the Ravens’ embrace of analytics, and how it helps them prepare for specific late game situations and fourth downs. (16:02) Boykin gives an inside look at the NFL Combine (an event he dominated with a 4.42 40 yard dash and 98th percentile vertical jump with a 99th percentile broad jump) and goes into specifics with a behind the scenes look at the greatest scouting event in sports that’s not as much fun as you might think. (24:51) They finish up looking ahead to the next Ravens and Notre Dame seasons, and what the two teams can do to break through to win titles.
(30:17) Cooper and Jack finish up with a quick discussion of the interview, and discuss some future projects they’re looking forward to unveiling on the twitter account @ND_FB_Analytics.