About

OUR TEAM

Luke Easterling – Founder/Editor

Luke has 13 years of experience as an NFL Draft scout, writer, and analyst.  He founded GridironCentral, where he was Senior Editor/Writer for seven years before moving on to cover the draft for multiple outlets, including Tampa Bay Online and Football.com.  In addition to running TDR, Luke currently writes the NFL Draft Report for TBO.com.

A former college quarterback, Luke is also a private QB instructor based in Tampa, FL, where he lives with his wife and daughter.  Follow him on Twitter @NFLDraftReport.

Erick Ward – Video Producer

A winner of four APSE awards, Erick brings a wealth of experience and excellence to TDR in the form of top-quality prospect profile videos.  Erick studied Media Convergence at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is currently the Senior Web Producer for the Northwest Herald.  Follow him on Twitter @ward_erick.

James LoPresti – Fantasy Writer

James is an eight-year veteran of sports journalism, currently working for The Tampa Tribune.  A Journalism graduate of the University of South Florida, James brings years of fantasy knowledge and analysis to TDR.  In addition to covering fantasy for TDR, James currently covers the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a Yahoo! Sports Contributor.  Follow him on Twitter @JLoPresti3114.

Lance N. Poirrier – Draft Writer/Scout

A former offensive lineman, Lance brings his deep passion for scouting to TDR.  Lance holds a degree in Sports Management from Mineral Area College, and lives in southeast Missouri.  Follow him on Twitter @IBleedBluNOrang.

Ryan Miller – Draft Writer/Scout

Ryan is an aspiring NFL scout who brings a keen eye for detail to TDR’s NFL Draft coverage.  Currently attending Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, Ryan is also a contributor to DraftCowboys.com and provides NFL analysis at ThinkingNFL.wordpress.com.  Follow him on Twitter @MillNasty27 and @ThinkingNFL.

Liam Quibell – Draft Writer/Scout

Following the great American game since he can remember, Liam is an aspiring sports journalist who currently attends Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.  Liam also contributes to DraftCowboys.com and ThinkingNFL.wordpress.com.  Follow him on Twitter @LiamQuibell19.

Tyler Gross – Draft Writer/Scout

Another young talent on fire for the sport, Tyler comes to TDR hoping to grow and develop his skills as a scout and writer.  Tyler currently attends college in Bellevue, Nebraska.  Follow him on Twitter @TJGross13.

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