Harvey Levine/FOS

Consistent Pressure Key For Brown, PSU D-Ends

Keeping opposing quarterbacks honest game in and game out is vital to the improvement of the Nittany Lion defense.

There are many images that linger from Penn State’s 2016 season, but the last one might be the most telling – the one of USC quarterback Sam Darnold sitting comfortably in the pocket throughout the Rose Bowl and dissecting the Nittany Lions’ defense.

Darnold, never sacked and barely pressured, threw for 453 yards and four touchdowns in rallying the Trojans to a 52-49 victory. 

The Lions, 11-3 last season, didn’t record a sack in their losses to Pitt and Michigan, either, and seven of the 40 they had during the season came in the opener against Kent State. http://www.scout.com/college/penn-state/story/1772428-the-blue-white-gam...

They have also seen both of last year’s starting defensive ends, Garrett Sickels and Evan Schwan, move on. 

Obviously, then, one of the bigger questions facing the team as spring practice winds down is whether the pass rush can improve, as it will have a considerable impact on whether the Lions can take another step forward as a defense and a team this fall.

Redshirt junior defensive end Torrence Brown, naturally, believes it will be better — that, in fact, he and his linemates are “improving every day” while jousting with an offensive line that has the potential to be very good.

“If we keep competing with those guys to the best of our abilities,” he said during a conference call with reporters earlier this week, “it will translate to the games and we’ll be a great pass-rushing line this year.”

There are reasons to believe him, beginning with the fact that the unit is coached well, by coordinator Brent Pry and line boss Sean Spencer.

Pry is in his second year in his current post, and Brown believes the group has exhibited “10 times more confidence” this spring.

“A lot of players are playing with more confidence this year,” he said, “including myself.”

Spencer, who long ago dubbed his group the “Wild Dogs,” is in Brown’s estimation “kind of crazy.” He stopped short of offering examples, however.

“He does a lot of crazy stuff,” Brown said. “I don’t think I could choose out one thing, but he’s a crazy guy.”

Brown also said he and the other seasoned linemen — tackles Curtis Cothran and Parker Cothren and end Shareef Miller — have tried to exhibit leadership. And he has seen several guys flashing potential during spring drills, which culminate with Saturday’s Blue-White Game.

Miller, for example, “had matured a lot” after recording two sacks as a reserve last season, both against Kent State.

“I think he’s going to surprise a lot of people,” Brown said.

So too might ends Shane Simmons and Shaka Toney, both of whom redshirted last season.

“I see a bright future for both those guys,” Brown said.

It remains to be seen where his own future lies. The 6-foot-3, 257-pound Brown appeared in every game with four starts in 2016, recording 33 tackles, six tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries, but just 0.5 of a sack.

When asked if he thought he had earned a starting spot, he said it is “the wrong mindset” to go into the competition that way.

“I feel like I’ve worked for the job,” he said, “and it will be mine.”

When asked who his biggest challenger might be, he paused a moment before answering.

Finally, he said, “I would say myself. If I have the confidence to take over, I can do it. I’m battling with myself, really, for this job.”

He said the best offensive tackles the D-line have faced in spring ball are Ryan Bates (“a great offensive tackle right now”) and Chasz Wright. And Brown said the best play so far was a diving sideline interception by early enrollee Lamont Wade (“one of the most amazing plays I’ve seen since I’ve been here, in practice”).

But the best idea is for the line to step it up this fall. The season rides on it to a large degree.


The Old Coach Top Stories

\n

There are many images that linger from Penn State’s 2016 season, but the last one might be the most telling – the one of USC quarterback Sam Darnold sitting comfortably in the pocket throughout the Rose Bowl and dissecting the Nittany Lions’ defense.

\n

Darnold, never sacked and barely pressured, threw for 453 yards and four touchdowns in rallying the Trojans to a 52-49 victory. 

\n

The Lions, 11-3 last season, didn’t record a sack in their losses to Pitt and Michigan, either, and seven of the 40 they had during the season came in the opener against Kent State. http://www.scout.com/college/penn-state/story/1772428-the-blue-white-gam...

\n

They have also seen both of last year’s starting defensive ends, Garrett Sickels and Evan Schwan, move on. 

\n

Obviously, then, one of the bigger questions facing the team as spring practice winds down is whether the pass rush can improve, as it will have a considerable impact on whether the Lions can take another step forward as a defense and a team this fall.

\n

Redshirt junior defensive end Torrence Brown, naturally, believes it will be better — that, in fact, he and his linemates are “improving every day” while jousting with an offensive line that has the potential to be very good.

\n

“If we keep competing with those guys to the best of our abilities,” he said during a conference call with reporters earlier this week, “it will translate to the games and we’ll be a great pass-rushing line this year.”

\n

There are reasons to believe him, beginning with the fact that the unit is coached well, by coordinator Brent Pry and line boss Sean Spencer.

\n

Pry is in his second year in his current post, and Brown believes the group has exhibited “10 times more confidence” this spring.

\n

“A lot of players are playing with more confidence this year,” he said, “including myself.”

\n

Spencer, who long ago dubbed his group the “Wild Dogs,” is in Brown’s estimation “kind of crazy.” He stopped short of offering examples, however.

\n

“He does a lot of crazy stuff,” Brown said. “I don’t think I could choose out one thing, but he’s a crazy guy.”

\n

Brown also said he and the other seasoned linemen — tackles Curtis Cothran and Parker Cothren and end Shareef Miller — have tried to exhibit leadership. And he has seen several guys flashing potential during spring drills, which culminate with Saturday’s Blue-White Game.

\n

Miller, for example, “had matured a lot” after recording two sacks as a reserve last season, both against Kent State.

\n

“I think he’s going to surprise a lot of people,” Brown said.

\n

So too might ends Shane Simmons and Shaka Toney, both of whom redshirted last season.

\n

“I see a bright future for both those guys,” Brown said.

\n

It remains to be seen where his own future lies. The 6-foot-3, 257-pound Brown appeared in every game with four starts in 2016, recording 33 tackles, six tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries, but just 0.5 of a sack.

\n

When asked if he thought he had earned a starting spot, he said it is “the wrong mindset” to go into the competition that way.

\n

“I feel like I’ve worked for the job,” he said, “and it will be mine.”

\n

When asked who his biggest challenger might be, he paused a moment before answering.

\n

Finally, he said, “I would say myself. If I have the confidence to take over, I can do it. I’m battling with myself, really, for this job.”

\n

He said the best offensive tackles the D-line have faced in spring ball are Ryan Bates (“a great offensive tackle right now”) and Chasz Wright. And Brown said the best play so far was a diving sideline interception by early enrollee Lamont Wade (“one of the most amazing plays I’ve seen since I’ve been here, in practice”).

\n

But the best idea is for the line to step it up this fall. The season rides on it to a large degree.

\n

","mobileBody":"

Follow @gordonwjones

There are many images that linger from Penn State’s 2016 season, but the last one might be the most telling – the one of USC quarterback Sam Darnold sitting comfortably in the pocket throughout the Rose Bowl and dissecting the Nittany Lions’ defense.

Darnold, never sacked and barely pressured, threw for 453 yards and four touchdowns in rallying the Trojans to a 52-49 victory.

The Lions, 11-3 last season, didn’t record a sack in their losses to Pitt and Michigan, either, and seven of the 40 they had during the season came in the opener against Kent State. http://www.scout.com/college/penn-state/story/1772428-the-blue-white-gam...

They have also seen both of last year’s starting defensive ends, Garrett Sickels and Evan Schwan, move on.

Obviously, then, one of the bigger questions facing the team as spring practice winds down is whether the pass rush can improve, as it will have a considerable impact on whether the Lions can take another step forward as a defense and a team this fall.

Redshirt junior defensive end Torrence Brown, naturally, believes it will be better — that, in fact, he and his linemates are “improving every day” while jousting with an offensive line that has the potential to be very good.

“If we keep competing with those guys to the best of our abilities,” he said during a conference call with reporters earlier this week, “it will translate to the games and we’ll be a great pass-rushing line this year.”

There are reasons to believe him, beginning with the fact that the unit is coached well, by coordinator Brent Pry and line boss Sean Spencer.

Pry is in his second year in his current post, and Brown believes the group has exhibited “10 times more confidence” this spring.

“A lot of players are playing with more confidence this year,” he said, “including myself.”

Spencer, who long ago dubbed his group the “Wild Dogs,” is in Brown’s estimation “kind of crazy.” He stopped short of offering examples, however.

“He does a lot of crazy stuff,” Brown said. “I don’t think I could choose out one thing, but he’s a crazy guy.”

Brown also said he and the other seasoned linemen — tackles Curtis Cothran and Parker Cothren and end Shareef Miller — have tried to exhibit leadership. And he has seen several guys flashing potential during spring drills, which culminate with Saturday’s Blue-White Game.

Miller, for example, “had matured a lot” after recording two sacks as a reserve last season, both against Kent State.

“I think he’s going to surprise a lot of people,” Brown said.

So too might ends Shane Simmons and Shaka Toney, both of whom redshirted last season.

“I see a bright future for both those guys,” Brown said.

It remains to be seen where his own future lies. The 6-foot-3, 257-pound Brown appeared in every game with four starts in 2016, recording 33 tackles, six tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries, but just 0.5 of a sack.

When asked if he thought he had earned a starting spot, he said it is “the wrong mindset” to go into the competition that way.

“I feel like I’ve worked for the job,” he said, “and it will be mine.”

When asked who his biggest challenger might be, he paused a moment before answering.

Finally, he said, “I would say myself. If I have the confidence to take over, I can do it. I’m battling with myself, really, for this job.”

He said the best offensive tackles the D-line have faced in spring ball are Ryan Bates (“a great offensive tackle right now”) and Chasz Wright. And Brown said the best play so far was a diving sideline interception by early enrollee Lamont Wade (“one of the most amazing plays I’ve seen since I’ve been here, in practice”).

But the best idea is for the line to step it up this fall. The season rides on it to a large degree.

","skipOnMobile":true,"skipOnMobileReason":"Unsupported Markup","unsupportedMarkup":"script","media":[],"dateOverride":"2017-04-20T21:05:45-07:00","authorOverride":"Gordon Jones","role":"FOS Staff","isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2016/08/14/20160804_PRACTICE00711.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"01f7c258-1829-413e-9a58-7cd1893679d3","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/08/14/20160804_PRACTICE00711.jpg","title":"Torrence Brown","alt":"","description":"Penn State DE Torrence Brown","credit":"Harvey Levine/FOS","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":50,"width":1280,"height":720},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"01f7c258-1829-413e-9a58-7cd1893679d3","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/08/14/20160804_PRACTICE00711.jpg","title":"Torrence Brown","alt":"","description":"Penn State DE Torrence Brown","credit":"Harvey Levine/FOS","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":50,"width":1280,"height":720},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/fightonstate_2.jpg","tags":[{"id":"9887","name":"Penn State - Football"},{"id":"422","name":"Penn State"},{"id":"255","name":"HS Alabama"},{"id":"276","name":"HS Maryland"},{"id":"294","name":"HS Pennsylvania"}],"nodes":["14498005","688","14498025","14498060","14498079","14498101","14498024","2111","2130","2148","70935","313173","1329653"],"isActive":true,"inActiveAndMemberHasPublishRights":false,"createdOn":"2017-04-20T18:01:30-07:00","createdById":"-1","modifiedOn":"2017-04-20T22:20:42-07:00","modifiedBy":"-1","imgs":[],"viewStats":[],"primaryVideo":"","hasVideo":false,"brandUnsafe":false,"breakingNews":false},"editorsChoice":{"siteUrls":[],"networkUrls":[],"topRibbonWidgets":[],"carouselStoryUrls":["http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1756217-the-opening-finals-2017-official-roster","http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1774801-fierce-19-safety-williams-racking-up-offers","http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1774782-how-did-the-midlands-rankings-fare-in-draft","http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1772366-film-room-no-1-texas-te-a-complete-package","http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1773335-film-room-4-star-aggie-pledge-in-action"],"storyStreamUrls":[],"storyStreamBlacklistUrls":[],"videoStories":[{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1756217","siteId":"73","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"recruiting","canonicalUrl":"http://recruiting.scout.com/story/1756217-the-opening-finals-2017-official-roster","shortUrl":"http://recruiting.scout.com/story/1756217-the-opening-finals-2017-official-roster","siteName":"Scout Football","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Football Recruiting","title":"The Opening Finals 2017 Official Roster","subtitle":"","seotitle":"The Opening Finals 2017 Official Roster","caption":"","deck":"The official 2017 roster of the Nike+ Football The Opening Finals featuring the participants selected from The Opening Regional camp stops...","dateOverride":"2017-05-24T07:00:00-07:00","authorOverride":"Greg Powers","role":"National Recruiting Analyst","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/02/19/to-finals.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"f2856b68-6032-4cf5-ba55-15aecdd3c702","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/02/19/to-finals.jpg","title":"The Opening Finals","alt":"","credit":"The Opening Finals","focalPointX":71,"focalPointY":82,"width":1280,"height":720},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"f2856b68-6032-4cf5-ba55-15aecdd3c702","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/02/19/to-finals.jpg","title":"The Opening Finals","alt":"","credit":"The Opening Finals","focalPointX":71,"focalPointY":82,"width":1280,"height":720},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/2016/01/30/DSC_0882a.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDE2NzcxNTE","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsNDE2NzcxNTE","name":"The Opening Finals 2017 Official Roster","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDE2NzcxNTE","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2535814","externalId":"41677151","publishDate":"2017-02-19T17:17:53.625383Z","durationMilliseconds":57000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_ba8d6eced8cf6964ba17fa4e4c216fdb.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"The Opening Finals 2017 Official Roster"},"offsiteStories":[{"nid":"198039","siteId":"204"},{"nid":"198039","siteId":"360"},{"nid":"198482","siteId":"185"},{"nid":"222983","siteId":"168"}],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1772366","siteId":"73","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"recruiting","canonicalUrl":"http://recruiting.scout.com/story/1772366-film-room-no-1-texas-te-a-complete-package","shortUrl":"http://recruiting.scout.com/story/1772366-film-room-no-1-texas-te-a-complete-package","siteName":"Scout Football","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Football Recruiting","title":"Film Room: No. 1 Texas TE a Complete Package","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Junior Highlight Video and Analysis of Four-Star TE Mustapha Muhammad","caption":"","deck":"Scout goes inside the film room to break down junior highlights of four-star tight end Mustapha Muhammad from Fort Bend (Texas) Ridge Point...","dateOverride":"2017-04-20T15:40:29-07:00","authorOverride":"Greg Powers","role":"National Recruiting Analyst","isActive":true,"isPremium":true,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/04/15/DSC_0289.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"8e2c3c72-2526-493a-b9a7-c6c9b7065c0d","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/04/15/DSC_0289.jpg","title":"Mustapha Muhammad","alt":"","credit":"Mustapha Muhammad (© Greg Powers)","focalPointX":52,"focalPointY":49,"width":1280,"height":720},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"8e2c3c72-2526-493a-b9a7-c6c9b7065c0d","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/04/15/DSC_0289.jpg","title":"Mustapha Muhammad","alt":"","credit":"Mustapha Muhammad (© Greg Powers)","focalPointX":52,"focalPointY":49,"width":1280,"height":720},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/2016/01/30/DSC_0882a.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAxOCw0MjUzMjg0Mg","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MjAxOCw0MjUzMjg0Mg","name":"Mustapha Muhammad Junior Highlights","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAxOCw0MjUzMjg0Mg","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2838003","externalId":"42532842","publishDate":"2017-04-13T18:36:38.192895Z","durationMilliseconds":144000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_63b7d8315f76cada789af44cdfdf8535.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Mustapha Muhammad Junior Highlights"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1773335","siteId":"73","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"recruiting","canonicalUrl":"http://recruiting.scout.com/story/1773335-film-room-4-star-aggie-pledge-in-action","shortUrl":"http://recruiting.scout.com/story/1773335-film-room-4-star-aggie-pledge-in-action","siteName":"Scout Football","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Football Recruiting","title":"Film Room: 4-Star Aggie Pledge in Action","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Junior Highlights of 4-Star Texas A&M Offensive Line Pledge Luke Matthews","caption":"","deck":"Scout takes a closer look at 2018 Scout 300 four-star offensive guard Luke Matthews, who's committed to Texas A&M.","dateOverride":"2017-04-24T16:18:04-07:00","authorOverride":"Gabe Brooks","role":"Midlands Region Recruiting Analyst ","isActive":true,"isPremium":true,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/04/24/DSC_0296.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"67ef2af2-47f7-43e1-8d22-e50d576e0d12","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/04/24/DSC_0296.jpg","title":"2018 OG Luke Matthews","alt":"","credit":"2018 OG Luke Matthews (© Greg Powers / SCOUT)","focalPointX":47,"focalPointY":23,"width":1280,"height":720},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"67ef2af2-47f7-43e1-8d22-e50d576e0d12","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/04/24/DSC_0296.jpg","title":"2018 OG Luke Matthews","alt":"","credit":"2018 OG Luke Matthews (© Greg Powers / SCOUT)","focalPointX":47,"focalPointY":23,"width":1280,"height":720},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/2016/04/11/Mug.png","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAxOCw0MjU2OTkwNQ?volume=50","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MjAxOCw0MjU2OTkwNQ","name":"Luke Matthews Junior Highlights","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAxOCw0MjU2OTkwNQ","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2868427","externalId":"42569905","publishDate":"2017-04-19T06:59:56.565771Z","durationMilliseconds":115000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_dc5a9984023822b0eef36ec33915d3fe.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Luke Matthews Junior Highlights"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1780426","siteId":"110","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"texas","siteFolder":"/college/texas","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/college/texas/story/1780426-byron-hobbs-on-being-a-longhorn","shortUrl":"http://texas.scout.com/story/1780426-byron-hobbs-on-being-a-longhorn","siteName":"Horns Digest","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Texas","title":"Byron Hobbs On Being a Longhorn","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Byron Hobbs Breaks Down what it means to be a Texas Longhorn","caption":"","deck":"On April 7th, 2017, the Texas Longhorns picked up a very important verbal commitment from Fort Worth (Texas) Eastern Hills standout linebacker Byron Hobbs. \r\n","dateOverride":"2017-05-24T13:53:40-07:00","authorOverride":"Jason Higdon","role":"Scout.com","isActive":true,"isPremium":true,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/05/24/1624170.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"fc9b6bc9-9c24-4851-98a8-4882de5c60ae","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/24/1624170.jpg","title":"Byron Hobbs","alt":"","focalPointX":46,"focalPointY":25,"width":1280,"height":720},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"fc9b6bc9-9c24-4851-98a8-4882de5c60ae","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/24/1624170.jpg","title":"Byron Hobbs","alt":"","focalPointX":46,"focalPointY":25,"width":1280,"height":720},"authorImage":"","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDI0Nzg3OTc?volume=100","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsNDI0Nzg3OTc","name":"OLB #32 Byron Hobbs Junior Highlights","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsNDI0Nzg3OTc","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/2805614","externalId":"42478797","publishDate":"2017-04-08T17:38:21.443176Z","durationMilliseconds":114000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_202ead61882e3657b104659cad140dff.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"OLB #32 Byron Hobbs Junior Highlights"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1780430","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","siteFolder":"/nfl/broncos","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1780430-report-ward-broncos-talking-extension","shortUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1780430-report-ward-broncos-talking-extension","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"Report: Ward, Broncos Talking Extension","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Report: The Denver Broncos & Safety T.J. Ward Have Been In Talks About A Contract Extension","caption":"","deck":"T.J. Ward wants to finish his career in Denver.","dateOverride":"2017-05-24T13:44:12-07:00","authorOverride":"Chad Jensen","role":"MHH Publisher","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/stories/Ward.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"332539cc-241c-4b8b-a8b8-16b626dcce77","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/stories/Ward.jpg","title":"Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos strong safety T.J. Ward (43) in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High","alt":"","description":"Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos strong safety T.J. Ward (43) in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","focalPointX":42,"focalPointY":24,"width":3096,"height":2199},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"332539cc-241c-4b8b-a8b8-16b626dcce77","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/stories/Ward.jpg","title":"Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos strong safety T.J. Ward (43) in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High","alt":"","description":"Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos strong safety T.J. Ward (43) in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","focalPointX":42,"focalPointY":24,"width":3096,"height":2199},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/Profile%20Pic%20MHH.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk0Njg4NQ?volume=100","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MjAwMyw0Mjk0Njg4NQ","name":"NFL General Manager Power Rankings","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk0Njg4NQ","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/3007878","externalId":"42946885","publishDate":"2017-05-22T18:44:38.28278Z","durationMilliseconds":110000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_23c6dccd35fa33451adb806cd568ae0d.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"NFL General Manager Power Rankings"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false}]},"noteConfiguration":[{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],"flags":[{"id":"show-club-activation-text","rule":"_.contains(['133', '138', '154', '155', '156'], siteId)"},{"id":"forums-editors-choice","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"facebook-signin","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"hide-clock","rule":"Date.now() >= new Date('2/4/2015')"},{"id":"proxy-api","rule":"true"},{"id":"disable-autoplay","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'FrontPage' && [204, 143, 8, 73, 196, 194].indexOf(+siteId) == -1) || typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"forum-comments","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"one-domain","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"warrior-tv","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"outbrain","rule":"!_.contains(['532'], siteId)"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-top","rule":"_.contains(['ForumTopics', 'Lobby', 'ForumTopicNew - new', 'ForumTopicNew - reply', 'ForumPrivateMailbox', 'ForumPrivateMessage', 'ForumPrivateMailboxSendTo', 'ForumPrivateMailboxReply'], viewType)"},{"id":"imgx-compression","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"include-addthis","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"vote-forums","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-embed-tool","rule":"screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"block-ads","rule":"_.contains(['333'], siteId)"},{"id":"block-ad-1x1","rule":"[143, 73, 75, 537, 532, 78, 12, 15, 540, 570, 156, 194, 238, 333, 14, 518, 106, 43, 10, 454, 334, 239, 6, 335, 44, 336, 165, 337, 455, 368, 512, 338, 166, 45, 340, 428, 341, 46, 148, 132, 342, 456, 429, 457, 430, 458, 167, 420, 47, 343, 459, 460, 168, 445, 546, 446, 16, 431, 164, 517, 433, 432, 135, 543, 241, 140, 130, 449, 219, 215, 205, 169, 461, 170, 462, 8, 171, 172, 173, 344, 48, 434, 345, 107, 347, 17, 415, 108, 174, 435, 350, 13, 348, 162, 175, 349, 176, 177, 136, 19, 463, 240, 204, 351, 203, 242, 464, 178, 564, 352, 465, 353, 179, 109, 354, 145, 146, 181, 515, 128, 182, 157, 210, 141, 425, 180, 444, 355, 436, 183, 438, 443, 439, 437, 356, 199, 513, 440, 357, 466, 184, 467, 358, 359, 18, 185, 187, 360, 186, 7, 110, 514, 511, 188, 361, 363, 202, 362, 364, 339, 346, 86, 365, 208, 366, 510, 189, 441, 190, 516, 191, 192, 147, 137, 468, 226, 159, 469, 193, 367, 442].indexOf(+siteId) == -1"},{"id":"forum-lobby-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538, 532, 541].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"premium-annual-member-check","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-card-video","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"carousel-forum-lobby","rule":"!_.contains(['541'], siteId)"},{"id":"scout-widget-mobile","rule":"true"},{"id":"editors-choice","rule":"siteId != 542"},{"id":"new-recruiting-hq","rule":"true"},{"id":"use-classic-forums-link","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"show-theme-classic-new-switch","rule":"[6,7,8,10,12,13,14,15,17,18,19,21,24,25,37,43,44,45,46,47,48,61,62,63,64,65,66,68,69,70,73,75,77,78,86,87,93,101,102,106,107,108,109,110,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,119,120,121,122,123,124,126,127,128,130,131,132,133,135,136,137,138,140,141,142,143,145,146,147,148,149,153,154,155,156,157,159,161,162,163,164,165,166,167,168,169,170,171,172,173,174,175,177,178,179,180,181,183,184,185,186,187,188,189,190,191,192,193,194,196,197,199,201,202,203,204,205,207,208,210,215,220,222,224,225,226,228,230,232,234,235,236,238,239,240,241,242,243,244,245,246,248,249,250,251,252,254,255,256,258,259,260,261,262,263,264,265,266,267,268,269,270,271,272,273,274,275,276,277,279,280,281,282,283,284,285,286,287,288,289,290,291,292,293,294,296,297,298,300,301,302,303,304,305,306,307,308,310,311,312,313,314,315,317,318,320,321,322,323,325,326,327,328,329,330,331,332,333,334,335,336,337,338,339,340,341,342,343,344,345,346,347,348,349,350,351,352,353,354,355,356,357,358,359,361,362,363,364,365,366,367,368,369,370,374,376,379,380,381,382,383,384,385,386,387,388,389,390,391,392,393,394,395,396,397,398,399,400,401,402,403,404,405,406,407,408,409,410,411,412,413,414,415,419,420,425,428,429,430,431,432,433,434,435,436,437,438,439,440,441,442,443,444,445,446,449,451,452,454,455,456,457,458,459,460,461,462,463,464,465,466,467,469,473,508,510,511,512,513,514,515,516,517,518,521,522,526,527,528,529,530,531,532,533,534,535,536,537,538,540,541,543,544,545,546,547,548,549,550,551,552,553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560,561,562,563,565,567].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"outbrain-footer","rule":"_.contains(['Lobby', 'ForumTopics', 'ForumThread', 'ForumThread - Message', 'ForumThread - ScrollTarget'], viewType) && _.contains(['Desktop', 'Tablet', 'Phone'], screen)"},{"id":"avery-strong","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"new-nav-cider-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"enable-autoplay-carousel","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['FrontPage', 'MessageBoard'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop' && [6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 573, 576].indexOf(+siteId) > -1)"},{"id":"updatebar","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [143, 73, 194, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 86, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 128, 132, 135, 136, 137, 140, 141, 145, 146, 147, 148, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 199, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 215, 219, 226, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 420, 428, 429, 431, 433, 435, 436, 441, 444, 445, 446, 458, 461, 462, 463, 465, 466, 467, 468, 510, 511, 512, 515, 518, 543, 564].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories-as-photo","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"home-stream","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"auto-editors-choice","rule":"(Math.random() < 0.2 || siteId == '143') && siteId != '78'"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91","rule":"!_.contains(['156', '537'], siteId)"},{"id":"editable-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-widget-force-spotlight","rule":"true"},{"id":"new-player-detail","rule":"true"},{"id":"player-quick-view","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-forums","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-news","rule":"true"},{"id":"story-bottom-share","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-video","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"autoplay-toggle","rule":"[6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"homepage-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"forum-board-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"player-detail-tags","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"top-ribbon-widget","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"new-story-page","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"debug-cors","rule":"email == 'genebarrier@gmail.com'"},{"id":"update-avatar","rule":"true"},{"id":"video-only-carousel","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"autoplay-mute","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"upload-photos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":true,"sites":["7","8","14","15","16","18","46","109","145","146","162","168","175","177","179","181","204","215","224","355"]},{"id":"player-list-view-2","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"partitioned-forums-index","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"app-promo-interstitial","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"forum-instertial-ads","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"user-events","rule":"0.25","ruleFloat":0.25,"chance":0.25,"enabled":true},{"id":"merlin","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"upload-videos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":false,"sites":["224"]},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-superleaderboard-top","rule":"[571,572,570,204,73,196,8,194,143,155,567,197,545,77,168,171,219,48,107,17,175,146,183,188,110,190,148,532,243,25,61,62,112,127,75,541,537,565,551,14,106,43,334,239,44,336,165,338,166,341,46,342,430,167,47,16,164,135,140,215,169,170,172,173,174,13,162,176,136,19,240,178,109,145,181,128,182,157,141,180,199,357,184,358,359,18,185,187,360,186,7,12,365,510,189,191,192,566,147,137,468,193,153,138,154,538,126,123,149,101,113,115,63,125,64,65,66,68,69,70,120,71,156,551,530,177,15,6, 454].indexOf(+siteId) === -1"},{"id":"homestream-native-ad","rule":"!_.contains(['573'], siteId)"},{"id":"enable-autoplay-story","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['StoryPage'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"forums-story-and-video-icons","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"disable-get-story-threads","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"march-madness","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"get-verb-player-search","rule":"true"},{"id":"national-video-link","rule":"true"},{"id":"premium-user","rule":"!!isPM"},{"id":"double-native-ads","rule":"!_.contains(['143','73','77','537', '570'], siteId)"},{"id":"topic-quick-reply","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-native-ad","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-sidebar","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-login","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory-first-slot","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"story-bottom-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 86, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 355, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"}],"menu":{"key":"6846","name":"Site 378 Menu","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"6847","name":"Forums\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums?s=[SiteID]","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6851","name":"News\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&start=0&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6852","name":"Football\n","url":"","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"6853","name":"Hot News\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=1&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":5340,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6854","name":"Prospects\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/players?type=players&start=null&category=Football%20Recruiting&classYear=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]&homeStateAbbreviation=TX","weight":5341,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6857","name":"Visits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=6&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":5344,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6858","name":"Commits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/players?type=players&start=0&category=Football%20Recruiting&classYear=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]&homeStateAbbreviation=TX&committedAny=true&sortBy=CommitDate","weight":5345,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6859","name":"Videos\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/players?type=videos&start=0&category=Football%20Recruiting&classYear=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]&homeStateAbbreviation=TX","weight":5346,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"6860","name":"Boys Basketball\n","weight":15,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"6861","name":"Hot News\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=1&cfg=bb&yr=[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]","weight":5348,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6862","name":"Prospects\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/players?type=players&start=0&category=Basketball%20Recruiting&classYear=[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]&homeStateAbbreviation=TX","weight":5349,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6864","name":"Visits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=6&cfg=bb&yr=[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]","weight":5351,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6865","name":"Commits\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/players?type=players&start=0&category=Basketball%20Recruiting&classYear=[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]&homeStateAbbreviation=WA&committedAny=true&sortBy=CommitDate","weight":5352,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"6866","name":"Videos\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/topic/players?type=videos&start=0&category=Basketball%20Recruiting&classYear=[YR_NCB_RECRUITING]&homeStateAbbreviation=TX","weight":5353,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"9170","name":"Tickets\n","url":"http://tickets.[NETWORKHOST]/[SITEALIAS]-tickets?sid=[SUBDOMAIN]","weight":9999997,"external":true,"sectionHead":false}],"siteId":"378"},"networkMenu":{"key":"11863","name":"Network Menu","weight":-10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11864","name":"NCAA","url":"","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11881","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12395","name":"Network - NCAA - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"ncaa"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11882","name":"NCAA Football HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11883","name":"FB Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11884","name":"NCAA Basketball HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11885","name":"BK Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11886","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":0,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11865","name":"NFL","url":"","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11878","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12396","name":"Network - NFL - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nfl"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11877","name":"NFL HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11887","name":"Draft Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/nfl/[YR_NFL_DRAFT]-nfl-draft-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11888","name":"Fantasy","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11889","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":1,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11866","name":"MLB","url":"","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11891","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12397","name":"Network - MLB - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"mlb"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11890","name":"MLB HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11892","name":"Transactions","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/rumors/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11893","name":"Scouting","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/scouting/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11894","name":"Top Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/a.z?s=243&p=9&c=12&nid=287&lnid=287&pid=88&yr=[YR_MLB_DRAFT]","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":2,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11867","name":"Recruiting","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11896","name":"FB Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11897","name":"FB Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-prospects","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11898","name":"FB Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-commits","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11899","name":"FB Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/a.z?s=73&p=9&c=14&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11900","name":"JC Football","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12430","name":"JUCO Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-prospects?league=JUCO","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12431","name":"JUCO Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-commits?league=JUCO","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12432","name":"JUCO Visits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-visits?league=JUCO","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11902","name":"BK Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11903","name":"BK Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-prospects","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11904","name":"BK Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-commits","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":7,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11905","name":"BK Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/a.z?s=75&p=9&c=14&cfg=bb&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":8,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12423","name":"High School Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/high-school/blip/front","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":9,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":3,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11868","name":"More Sports","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11879","name":"NBA","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12399","name":"Network - More Sports - NBA - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nba"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11880","name":"Golf","url":"http://www.scout.com/golf/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12533","name":"Cleveland Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/cleveland-sports","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":4,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11869","name":"Fantasy","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12406","name":"Rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12433","name":"[YR_NFL_FANTASY] Top 200","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12407","name":"QB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-quarterback-rankings","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12408","name":"RB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-running-back-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12409","name":"WR Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-wide-receiver-rankings","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12410","name":"TE Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-tight-end-rankings","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12411","name":"K Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-kicker-rankings","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12412","name":"DEF Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defense-rankings","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12413","name":"DL Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defensive-lineman-rankings","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12414","name":"LB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-linebacker-rankings","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12415","name":"DB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defensive-back-rankings","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11876","name":"Fantasy HQ","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12400","name":"Tools","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12403","name":"Depth Charts","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/depth-charts.cfm","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12402","name":"Bye Weeks","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/byeweeks.cfm","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12401","name":"All Tools","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/story/1554317","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12404","name":"Strength of Schedule","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/strength_of_schedule.cfm","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12405","name":"Mock Draft Simulator","url":"http://fantasymockdraft.scout.com/simulator/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12416","name":"Daily Fantasy","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=ScoutFantasy.com&query=DFS","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12417","name":"Forums","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/forums","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12418","name":"Play","url":"http://www.playffwc.com/lobby.php","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12419","name":"Join","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/story/1557795-join-us-at-scout-fantasy","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":5,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11870","name":"Military","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":true,"children":[{"key":"11913","name":"Warrior","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"The latest news and tech from the field of combat.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/warrior.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":6,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11872","name":"Fishing","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11921","name":"North American Fisherman","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishing/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Fishing news and video from NAF.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/fisherman.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11922","name":"Wired2Fish","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/wired2fish","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews, guides, and how-to videos for serious anglers.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/wired2fish_1.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12546","name":"Fishhound","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishhound/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Tracking all things fishing...all the time.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/08/08/fishhound_tile.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":7,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11871","name":"Hunting","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11918","name":"North American Hunter","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/hunting/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Hunting news, video, and gear reviews from NAH.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/hunter_square_v2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":8,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11873","name":"Living","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11927","name":"Gear","url":"http://www.scout.com/gear/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"News and reviews on the hottest gear, fastest cars, and latest tech.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gear2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11928","name":"Build","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/build","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews and how-to guides for the handyman.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/handy.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11931","name":"Tailgate","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Recipes, games, and guides for American's fastest-growing sport.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/tailgater.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11930","name":"Garden","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/gardening/","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"Tips and tricks for landscaping and lawn care.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gardening.png","index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11929","name":"Cook","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/cooking/","weight":4,"external":false,"description":"Recipes and tutorial videos.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/cooking.png","index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":9,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"12398","name":"Membership","url":"http://www.scout.com/membership","weight":11,"external":true,"sectionHead":true,"index":10,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11874","name":"Tickets","url":"http://tickets.scout.com/","weight":12,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":11,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11875","name":"App","url":"https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scout.com/id969228328","weight":13,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":12,"menu":"primary","isActive":false}]},"taxonomyInfo":{"id":"299","name":"HS Texas","description":"","weight":43,"vocabulary":"scout","classificationNodes":[2154,2084],"forumIds":[],"parentIds":["10657"],"ancestorIds":["299","10657"],"descendantIds":["299"],"mobile":true,"mobileType":"DoubleLevel","siteIds":["378"],"sites":[{"id":"378","name":"hstexas (s=378)","domainName":"TexasPrepReport.com","description":"

Powered by Texas Prep Report

\n","smallLogo":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/texas_0.png","appDfpHierarchy":"299643/ScoutApp/Sports/HighSchool/hstexas/","siteDfpHierarchy":"299643/Scout.com/Sports/HighSchool/hstexas/","siteBrand":"The Old Coach"}]},"noteConfigMap":[["TrendingForumSubThread",{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["StorySummary",{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["ForumSubThread",{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["AdUnit",{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["TrendingStorySummary",{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}]]}; var nyneveErrors = []; if (console && console.error) { try { var errors = nyneveErrors; for (var i=0; i < errors.length; i++) { var error = errors[i]; console.error('Nyneve Request Error: ', error); } } catch (e) { console.error('JSON parse error. Nyneve Request Errors.', e); } }