The Texans superstar can diagram a play at a moment’s notice, he’s taken up chess to calm his mind in the huddle and he just might be the NFL’s best QB—if his team can keep him standing.
ESPN UCLA features POISON PAWN and Seth Makowsky in SEPTEMBER GAME VS CINCY
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ESPN UCLA Poison Pawn September Game Va. Cincy
Joshua Kelley anticipated his move as he studied the game footage. The linebackers plugged the openings created by the offensive line, producing a conundrum for the running back. Should he cut outside? Crash into the middle of the line? Charge toward a hole that hadn’t materialized? Kelley, UCLA’s star tailback, felt as if he knew what to […]
UCLA running back Joshua Kelley gives interviews at the Pac-12 media day Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Hollywood, CA. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)
Pac-12 Networks’ Mike Yam, Yogi Roth and Nick Alliotti interview UCLA head coach Chip Kelly. They also talk to Bruins running back Joshua Kelley and linebacker Krys Barnes.
Olympians, National Football League quarterbacks and Fortune 500 CEOs forming at the door to Makowsky’s company Poison Pawn, all looking for a competitive edge.
Myrtle Beach senior quarterback Luke Doty scrambles against the North Myrtle Beach Chiefs Friday night at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.
Aggressive traps and a stifling attack – that’s how Johnny Den Bleyker said he likes to play chess. Set to graduate a year early and pursue a master’s degree, the junior long snapper for UCLA football has been playing chess since elementary school. He took it up again this offseason when coach Chip Kelly brought in […]
“It’s been cool to see how applicable the lessons in chess are to football. It exposes personality traits.” —Tanner Magnum on Poison Pawn’s chess training
The QB Podcast’s Quincy Avery and Brian Fitch sat down with Brigham Young University’s quarterback, Tanner Mangum. Mangum was recently a part of training for NFL’s Pro Day, led by Avery. Poison Pawn was part of this training day, integrating chess into speed training drills and showing players how to improve their decision-making process.