began this effort in 1981 with the goal of providing
the most accurate and enjoyable source of information
based on the annual National Football League Draft. Based
on experience, outstanding results, and feedback
from customers around the world - I believe the
Stevenson's Scouting Service publications are
the most comprehensive and enjoyable NFL Draft
products available to the general public!
Scouting Service does not claim to be "league insiders",
but prefer to be known simply as what it is ... an independent
scouting organization that provides information and experience-based
opinions on the annual NFL Draft.
service began in the midwest, is currently based out of
Wood Ranch California. It obtains its information from
various nationwide sources.
is our goal to provide our customers with the most detailed,
comprehensive, and accurate information available.
Every effort is also made to provide frequent updates
to this web site to keep this information service as accurate
and up-to-date as possible.
coming online in 1998, this site quickly became one of
the most popular and active web sites of its kind.
Scouting Service provided Street and Smith's magazine
with several draft articles including DRAFT REVIEWS from
2002-2007 and DRAFT PREVIEWS from 2005-2007.
Street & Smith's draft guru 2002-2007
content of our publications is based primarily on countless
hours of game tape review, but also includes information
obtained at games and practices as well as from regional
scouts, college athletics departments, press releases,
coaches, player agents, draft prospects, and respected
Our draft projections are based primarily on prospect
ratings and team needs, but do take into account team
drafting history, recent trends, and information obtained
in our daily communications with contacts across the country.
our publications with the draft guides published by Mel
Kiper, Pro Football Weekly, or even Ourlads and you are
sure to find significant differences. We start the
draft season with the 125-150 page PRE-SEASON DRAFT
NOTEBOOK. In late-March, we publish the 200-210
page DRAFT NOTEBOOK. Following the draft,
our 65-70 page DRAFT REVIEW is mailed in late-May.
Our customers receive full-size 8-1/2" x 11"
draft guides in a very easy to read format that include:
college helmet graphics for quick identification,
clear and concise notes (we do not bother publishing lists
without providing detailed information on each and every
easy-to-read prospect statistic tables,
scouting reports that list the traits that accurately
describe each prospect,
complete NFL team rosters and depth charts including detailed
five-year team drafting history,
traded draft choices,
alphabetical and school prospect indexes,
protective plastic covers,
and plastic comb binding so the guide can be opened and
stay open to your specific page of interest.
us a try and compare for yourself. I am confident
you will become another of our many loyal and valued customers!
of the most common questions has been regarding the source
of the helmet graphics being used. For these outstanding
images, we extend a special THANK YOU to Charles Arey of
The Helmet Project for his permission for our use.
our primary goal is to focus on providing you with information
regarding the annual NFL Draft, we have chosen to stay away
from becoming another of the many general football news/rumor
providers. For league information, we recommend ESPN.com
For the latest college player news, we recommend CollegeFootballNews.com.
consider it a compliment to see the large number of 'draftnik
web sites' each season that have copied our helmet graphics
layout. Links are welcomed and encouraged, but please
understand all information is Copyright © Stevenson's
again to all of you for your tremendous interest and support
in this effort!