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All players attending ANC combines are evaluated by ANC’s pro scouting staff headed by Blake Beddingfield and Ryan Jones. Mr. Beddingfield has 20 years of NFL scouting experience while serving as Director of College Scouting for the Tennessee Titans. Mr. Jones has over 17 years of experience as an area and regional scout for the New York Giants including two Super Bowl Championships.  Recently he held the position of General Manager of the USFL Breakers.

Following each ANC combine, top performing players are automatically placed on the ANC Hot List which is transmitted to all pro teams. In addition, Mr. Beddingfield and Mr. Jones write detailed scouting reports on players who turn in outstanding NFL level performances. These reports are sent directly to all NFL General Managers and UFL and CFL Pro Personnel Directors, all of whom are their current colleagues. Following the transmission of their reports, Mr. Beddingfield and Mr. Jones personally interface directly with NFL and UFL teams on behalf of the ANC pro graded players.


Blake Beddingfield

National Director of Player Personnel

Blake Beddingfield worked 19 years in the College Scouting department with the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League with his last 5 as the Director of College Scouting.

He was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the college scouting department for the team, including the coordination of the college scouting staff, running draft meetings and evaluating all draft-eligible prospects.

In 2004 Blake was selected to attend the NFL’s Stanford Program for Managers, which included a wide range of educational programs designed for league executives. In 2007, he was also selected by the Titans to attend the first annual NFL Football Operations Career Development Symposium.

Beddingfield is a graduate of the University of Alabama and resides in Nashville, TN.


Ryan Jones

Assistant Director of Scouting

Ryan Jones has over 17 years of experience as an area and regional scout for the New York Football Giants, including being a part of two Super Bowl Championships.  Recently Ryan held the position of General Manager of the USFL New Orleans Breakers. Before joining the Giants, Ryan served as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Minnesota and went on to coach defensive backs at the University of New Hampshire. Before UNH, Ryan served as the Head Strength and Conditioning coach for the College of the Holy Cross.  

As a player, he was captain and all-conference selection at New Hampshire and finished his career with 15 interceptions.  Jones earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and holds a Master’s in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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