2018 Recruiting Team

Tony Softli

Director of College Recruiting

Tony Softli is returning to lead the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Recruiting Department for the fourth season. The former 11-year NFL front office executive evaluated both professional and collegiate athletes for more than 15 years while organizing and managing the entire personnel process from training camp to the NFL Draft. He is currently an NFL Analyst on Sports Radio 950 KJR – Seattle, host of 13th Man Show, member of Pro Football Writers of America and a voting member of Maxwell Awards.

Todd Worly

College Recruiter

Todd Worly is in his first year as a scout with the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, where he covers schools in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia. In addition to his role with the NFLPA, he is also in his second year as Midwest Regional Scout for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Prior to joining the Roughriders, he was the Director of Player Personnel and Football Administration for the Jacksonville Sharks (formerly of the Arena Football League), helping the Sharks win the American Conference Championship and earn a spot in the ArenaBowl in 2015. Previously, Worly was a Recruiting Analyst and Publisher for 247Sports for three years.

Pete Russell

College Recruiter

Pete Russell is a former long-time NFL scout. He worked for several teams and was an integral part in scouting players for championship teams at both the NCAA and the NFL. Russell has a wide range of athletic experience, as he also coached at the college level and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB) and played in their farm system for four seasons. Ron, a graduate of the University of Arizona, most recently has been on staff making the NFL Regional Combines a national success.

Darius Turner

Intern Scout