Paul returns for his second year with Expand The Boxscore, where he has been promoted to the role of Scouting Director. In addition to compiling 23 reports of his own, he was a driving force behind the 2020 XTB NFL Draft Guide, coordinating and assisting in all 378 total reports in the guide. Additionally, he produced a scouting podcast series, hosting several prominent figures in the industry and picking their brain on experience and scouting tips.
Paul has past experience as a video scout for two seasons at PFF, and three seasons as a game charter overall. He received scouting training from former Browns GM and Senior Bowl Director Phil Savage, and former Browns and Saints scout Matt Manocherian.
Mitchell joins Expand The Boxscore having secured the role of Scouting Coordinator, where he will oversee and organize all of the XTB Scouting Reports. He hails from Central Pennsylvania, but loves all things Pittsburgh, and recently earned a Master’s degree in Sport Business with a concentration in Sports Analytics from Temple University.
Mitch is a graduate of the The Scouting Academy, and has worked for Pro Football Focus in the past as well. He is interested in developing ways to incorporate data-based decision-making into the scouting and drafting process.
Tim returns for a second year with XTB, having complete 26 scouting reports in the 2020 NFL Draft Guide. A native of southern Connecticut, his interest in football has been life-long, where he has found a niche in scouting and hopes to continue into the pros, or even as a college recruiter. A Sports-Leisure Management major, who is knowledgeable in all aspects of sports, and plans to get a career in this field.
A Data Science major at the University of Michigan, Matt returns to XTB for a second season, having contributed 14 scouting reports to the 2020 NFL Draft Guide. He has molded his propensity for data, and his love for football, into his analytics infused scouting. His loyalty to the Michigan Wolverines is second only to his passionate hatred of Ohio State.
Derek is back for a second year with the XTB Scouting team, having generated 15 reports for the 2020 NFL Draft Guide. A native of El Paso, Texas, Derek also has prior experience working for Pro Football Focus, where he helped out with various processes. He enjoys scribbling notes on NFL and College players, with the intent to hopefully work for an NFL team.
Dillon Gonzalez joins Expand The Boxscore having experience as a football coach and scouting student. A native of Tampa, in 2020 he studied General Manager duties and Scouting from former Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik, as well as current Montreal Alouettes Director of U.S. Scouting Russ Lande, and John Wooten, a former player and executive. In joining XTB Dillon looks to continue building the necessary skills needed to obtain his aspirations of being an NFL Scout.
Hailing from New Brunswick, Canada, Connor Donald joins XTB as a Scout focusing on the annual Draft Guide and summer scouting reports. Over the last four years he has written and podcasted in the Fantasy Football sphere with True North Fantasy Football, as well as Sports Talk Philly covering the Eagles. With XTB he looks to expand his skillset into scouting and player evaluation, with the goal of becoming a Reporter or Beat Writer in the future. Connor is dedicated to bringing simplicity to scouting, in order to help all football watchers more easily understand and digest what to look for in a player going from CFB to the NFL.