Learn how to scout football like a pro

Our Film Evaluation Course is a 16-week curriculum designed to teach you the process of scouting. Learn from NFL Execs and Coaches from the comfort of your home, on your schedule.

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Our Spring semester will begin on January 10th and registration is open for that.

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Film Evaluation course

This 16-week curriculum is designed to take you through a deep dive of evaluating each position on the field.

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16-week course

Flexible class schedule that you control

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100% online learning

Learn from the comfort of your home

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Showcase your work

Earn a spot in our Student Showcase

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Learn about what it takes to succeed on the road as an NFL area scout.

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Learn about the process of identifying, qualifying, and recruiting college prospects.

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16-weeks of access

Progress at your own pace

8 Position Modules

Master the Fundamentals

Over 170 Alumni

Working in Personnel or Coaching

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reese’s Senior Bowl Live Classroom

The Scouting Academy and the Reese’s Senior Bowl have announced a Live Classroom that will provide invited Scouting Academy students unique access to this year’s week long Senior Bowl event.

Film Evaluation Course

The Film Evaluation Course is our flagship 16-week curriculum designed to build your foundation in evaluating players. Learn from NFL Execs and Coaches from the comfort of your home, on your schedule.

A time-tested curriculum, built by the pros

The Scouting Academy curriculum has been time-tested. It’s educated NFL GMs and personnel directors, along with dozens of NFL scouts. Check out a sample lesson below.

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Week 1: Discovering Your Biases

We are human beings evaluating human beings. In order to create accurate projections, we need to understand our inherent biases.

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Week 2: Building Your Toolbelt

We equip you with the tools needed to evaluate players and write reports.

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Weeks 3-16: Position Modules

A deep dive into positions, teaching you what to look for, having you evaluate NFL players and then receiving feedback on your work.

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After 16 weeks

Our alumni are always a priority. From our Live Classroom at the Senior Bowl, career strategy, resume/portfolio review, interview preparation and more!

Study a position module

Evaluate 5 NFL Players and submit reports

Receive Personalized feedback on reports

1-on-1 call after the 5 reports

repeat in the next module

Receive personalized feedback throughout the course

We are the only football evaluation program to provide this level of written and verbal feedback to enhance your skill set.

Receive personalized feedback throughout the course

We are the only football evaluation program to provide this level of written and verbal feedback to enhance your skill set.

Study a position module

Evaluate 5 NFL Players and submit reports

Receive Personalized feedback on reports

1-on-1 call after the 5 reports

repeat in the next module

Showcase your work To our network of NFL teams

Excelling in our Film Evaluation course can earn you a spot in our Student Showcase. 16 reports (2 from each of the 8 position modules) are selected for the Showcase. Earn the opportunity to put your work in front of employers.

Our Academy alumni have:

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Earned 44 NFL opportunities

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Earned 118 Division 1 opportunities, 77 in Power 5

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Covered teams for ESPN, Dallas Morning News, New Orleans Advocate, Detroit News, San Diego Union Tribune, DetroitLions.com and Chargers.com

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Earned roles with PFF, Sports Info Solutions, Next Gen Stats, STATS LLC, and SportsRadar

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Written for Bleacher Report, USA Today, SB Nation, USA Football, RotoViz, numberFire, FantasyPros, and fivethirtyeight

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Come from 24 countries around the world

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Learn from the best

Our instructors are excited about developing the next generation and poised to share core evaluation techniques. With over 560 years of combined NFL experience and 16 Lombardi trophies, there is no better place to learn the process of evaluation.

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley    Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley    Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram    Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley    Drew Hughes
Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley
Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley    Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley    Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley
Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley
Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz
Mike Riley    Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown
Phil Hedrick    Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

Jerry Angelo    Louis Riddick    Mike Martz    Howard Mudd    Chris Palmer    John Peterson    Mike Sullivan
Steve Fairchild    Ken Flajole    Steve Loney    Bobby April    Earnest Byner    George Catavolos    Jerald Ingram
Charlie Coiner    Matt Sheldon    Dan Hatman    Wade Phillips    Tom Walsh    Ed Marynowitz    Mike Riley
Drew Hughes    Brent Blaylock    Scott Vestal    Bobby Merritt    Jeff Behrmann    Alex Brown    Phil Hedrick
Roger Marandino    Maria Peden

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