2022 NFL Draft: Top 5 quarterbacks
1. Spencer Rattler**
6-1 , 205, 4.60, Oklahoma
A dual-threat quarterback, can also beat defenders with his running ability. He has a good skill-set and has been productive. A solid passer with enough arm strength for the NFL. Effective throwing on the run. Shows good movement in the pocket against the rush. He makes some mistakes, just needs more experience. Needs to read the field better at times, locating open receivers. A bit undersized, just needs to prove he can stay healthy.
2020 stats: Att. 317, Cmp. 214, Yds. 3031, TD’s 28, Int. 7
2. Sam Howell*
6-1, 230, 5.0, North Carolina
A top high school recruit in 2019. Has a strong gun for an arm. Has impressed and become a more accurate passer. Has three full years of starting experience. A competitor who plays big in the fourth quarter. Lacks ideal height and speed, not much of a runner. Gets happy-feet against the rush and tends to leave the pocket too soon at times.
2020 stats: Att. 348, Cmp. 237, Yds. 3586, TD’s 30, Int. 7
3. Kedon Slovis *
6-2, 205, 4.90, USC
Slovis is a two year starter and team captain, a leader. Has football smarts, goes through his progressions quickly. Feels the pressure and extends the play. Shows an accurate arm but does hold the ball too long at times and gets balls batted down at the line too often.
2020 stats: Att. 264, Cmp. 177, Yds 1921, TD’s 17, Int. 7
4. Desmond Ridder
6-4, 225, 4.80, Cincinnati
Ritter has excellent arm strength puts zip on his throws. Can place the ball into tight windows. Moves well in the pocket and is elusive. A competitor with toughness, will stand in the pocket and take a hit. He does need to improve his accuracy, has too many underthrows and overthrows. Could also put more touch on his throws.
2020 stats: Att. 281, Cmp. 186, Yds. 2296, TD’s 19, Int. 6
5. Matt Corral*
6-1, 205, 4.75, Ole Miss
Matt played well in the 2020 season under coach Lane Kiffin. Also a dangerous runner with good skill-set and arm talent. A naturally talented passer, athletic and aggressive, will attack a defense. He is undersized however and plays in a college system that inflates his stats. A gun-slinger which can cause more interceptions.
2020 stats: Att. 326, Cmp. 231, Yds. 3337, TD’s 29, Int. 14
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