Bleav in The Draft Analysts with Tony Pauline & Chris Tripodi

Who’s rising? Who’s falling? Join Tony Pauline and Chris Tripodi as they bring you industry-leading insights, facts and analysis on the top prospects in college football. The Draft Analysts are here!


Latest Episodes

Latest on Le’Veon Bell and SEC Film Review

On episode No. 39 of The Draft Analysts, Chris Tripodi and Tony Pauline discuss Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defensive end Jaylon Ferguson’s combine invite being rescinded and the overall inconsistency in NFL procedure. They break down what former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt’s signing with the Cleveland Browns means for Mississippi State Bulldogs defensive … Continued

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Early Free-Agency Rumors and ACC Film Review

On episode No. 38 of The Draft Analysts, Chris Tripodi and Tony Pauline laud the New England Patriots as the gold standard of NFL organizations after their 13-3 Super Bowl LIII victory over the Los Angeles Rams and take a look at the upcoming free-agent class, focusing on the abundance of available edge rushers. They … Continued

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All-Star Circuit Winners: Defense

On episode No. 37 of The Draft Analysts, Chris Tripodi and Tony Pauline wrap up weeks of All-Star action from the NFLPA Bowl, East-West Shrine Game and Reese’s Senior Bowl with a review of the defensive players who have helped themselves so far this offseason. They go position by position to break down what they … Continued

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Host Info

Tony Pauline & Chris Tripodi

Tony Pauline: A graduate of St. John's University in Queens, N.Y., Tony Pauline has been in the NFL Draft business for almost 30 years. His roots began in the 1980s, when Tony began working with New York beat writers and feeding them draft-related information. From there he had extended stays with and and has worked with since 1998. USA Today and SNY television network are also part of his resume, and Tony is a well-known voice on radio stations around the country. His groundbreaking coverage of major scouting events such as the Senior Bowl and NFL Combined changed the game for all major networks. Chris Tripodi: A New York City resident, Chris Tripodi has been in the NFL Draft business since he graduated college over a decade ago and has worked alongside NFL Draft guru Tony Pauline for much of that time. Chris currently writes for and serves as the site's editor, previously wrote weekly rookie reports at and has written about his hometown New York Jets for multiple sites, focusing on game-by-game rookie breakdowns. In addition to his NFL Draft coverage, Chris also writes about baseball prospects and covers the Minor Leagues for Bleav in Tony and Chris when it comes to all things draft.