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Know Your Scouts - South Region

Posted Apr 22, 2013

Meet the Giants college scouts and their assigned regions

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JOE
COLLINS

Executive Scout
Since 2002

Joe Collins joined the Giants as a scout in March, 2002 and was promoted to Executive Scout in 2007. He has 40 years of experience in coaching and scouting.
Collins came to the Giants from the Cleveland Browns, where he was the club’s Executive Director of Player Personnel from 1999-2001. In Cleveland, he was responsible for the Browns’ pro and college personnel departments.

What was your first scouting experience?
My first real experience was missing the plane. When I first started scouting, we were flying and renting. I prefer to drive. You pack the car up, it could be 120 out, it could be a monsoon, it could be raining, but you’ve got everything right in your car. But when you’re flying and renting, it can be a real problem trying to pack properly because you could be going to the west coast and stuff. But we missed [the plane] because of traffic. That was my first experience scouting. It was a bad experience, but there’s always another flight.

How many miles do you travel per year and how many cars have you gone through?
Over 30,000 a year. We have our own cars now. I just did my income tax, and it’s always over 30,000. I drive everywhere now except pre-draft meetings, the draft meetings, and training camp. It’s just so much more convenient.

What is the smallest town you’ve visited on a scouting trip?
I’ve been to some strange places, now. Some small and strange places. Probably I’d say Idaho when I went to – it may not even be in existence anymore. But it was outside of Pocatello where Idaho State is. I don’t go out there anymore, so I forgot, but there are some small towns and [another] place that sticks out was Moses Lake, Washington. I drove from Seattle all the way out to where the University of Washington is to Washington State. They were going to have the Apple [Cup], which is the Washington-Washington State game out there, but I stayed half way. It was an unbelievable experience. That’s one of the good things about scouting – there’s good news and bad news – but I got to see the country.


STEVE
VERDEROSA

Executive Scout
Since 1988

The 2012 season was Steve Verderosa’s 25th with the Giants since he joined the organization’s scouting staff in 1988. Verderosa came to the Giants after serving in the scouting department of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Verderosa began his collegiate career at Central Iowa as a wide receiver and punter after graduating from Melville High School in Setauket, N.Y. He then moved to New York Institute of Technology, where he continued his dual roles.

What was your first scouting experience?
I remember it very well. It was August of 1987. It was my one year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and I flew from New York through Dallas to College Station, Texas, in a plane and I was the only passenger. The pilot, in one of those little prop planes, says, ‘Buckle up, cowboy, you’re in the ride for your life.’ It was a rollercoaster ride. There were thunderstorms going through Dallas. It was miserable. I landed in College Station, Texas, and I was supposed to get a rental car in a little airport, and the plane was late. So the rental counter was closed, and they went home and I had no way to get to the hotel -- couldn’t get a cab -- and a local guy at the airport drove me to the Holiday Inn.

How many miles do you travel per year and how many cars have you gone through?
I’m in my second vehicle since 2005, and this current vehicle I put approximately 35,000 miles a year on it. And that’s just the Giants miles.

What is the smallest town you’ve visited on a scouting trip?
I’ve been to a lot of small schools – nothing against those places – but I remember it was my first year with the Giants, maybe the second, and I was in the Midwest and had to do a doubleheader. I did Oregon State at Kansas in the day and I had to go to Bethel College in Kansas to see a receiver in the evening. The stands were smaller than most high schools…I came from the first game, I had my Giants shirt on, everybody  knew you were coming, and you were sitting there with mom and pop three rows up.


JEREMIAH DAVIS

Executive Scout
Since 1988
Jeremiah Davis is in his 25th year as a member of the Giants organization, his 23rd as a full-time member of the team’s scouting department and his fifth as an Executive Scout. He joined the Giants in 1988 as a part-time scout after a career as a collegiate coach. Two years later, Davis became a full-time Giants scout.


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