Duane “Duke” Manyweather (@bigduke50) on Twitter
Duke possesses a tremendous football mind with over 16 years of combined experience as a player and Collegiate coach. Manyweather’s passion for scouting and evaluating has led to a restless approach in which he prides himself on conducting countless hours of film study and in-depth analysis on players that have translated in to accurate assessments on draft prospects. This passion has allowed Duke’s creditability to continue to grow in the scouting world amongst various NFL,CFL and AFL teams. Duke is the Director of Player Personnel for LeCharles Bentley O-Line Performance. Duke previously was a position coach/assistant strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level for 6 years. Manyweather was a stand-out Offensive Lineman at Humboldt State prior to coaching and scouting. In 2008 Duke signed with the Amarillo Dusters of the Arena Football League but was traded before training camp to the Arkansas Twisters, where he spent the 2008 season.
HEATHER CLEMONS, MS, MBA, ATC (@AlfredSB10) on Twitter
Heather has been a certified athletic trainer for 15 years. She has worked primarily in the college setting providing care for both men’s and women’s teams as well as working a variety of youth clinics, camps and tournaments. She also spent a summer with the New York/New Jersey Juggernaut of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League. For the last eight years she has been an educator and mentor as the Clinical Coordinator for the Athletic Training Education Program at Hofstra University, preparing the next generation of athletic healthcare professionals.
She has been a life-long athlete and sports fan both from the sidelines and in the stands. Most recently she has become an advocate for youth sports safety working with Advocates for Injured Athletes on a variety of projects, but most notably as a weekly blogger on a wide range of topics since relocating to San Diego, CA.
Ray Hamill is a contributing writer to Beyond the Combine, and brings 20 years of experience as a sportswriter. He is also the host of “North Coast Fan Zone”, a weekly local sports talk-radio show in Northern California.
Jamal Smith (@nicescout) on Twitter
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