Spread offense adds new wrinkle to draft

Projecting which college players will make a successful transition to the NFL is hard enough.
A recent trend has added another trap door to next month’s draft. It’s the spread offense and, well, the spread of it in college football.

“It changes the whole evaluation process,” Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert said. “It makes it more difficult, but the colleges have to worry about what they need to do to win games, and we have to worry about making correct decisions.”

pittsburghlive.com
3/8/09