2019 NFL Draft Prospects: Quarterbacks



By Charlie Campbell.
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The top 2019 quarterback prospects available for the 2019 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2020 prospect. ** - denotes 2021 prospect.

This page was last updated April 22, 2019. Follow Walter @walterfootball for updates.
2020 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2021 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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  1. Kyler Murray*, QB, Oklahoma
    Height: 5-10. Weight: 207. Arm: 28.50. Hand: 9.50.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.65.
    Projected Round (2019): Top-5.

    4/22/19: After the NFL Scouting Combine and his pro day, Murray is the favorite to be the first quarterback drafted and the No. 1-overall pick. Murray had some mixed interviews at the combine, with one general manager telling WalterFootball.com that Murray's play recall was just average. They also feel he has an ego, and is not a standout teammate or leader. Murray also preferred to hang out with his baseball teammates over his football teammates while at Oklahoma. Still, they like his confidence to go along with his play-making skills and view him as a winner. Teams see Murray as having the potential to be a Russell Wilson-type quarterback in the NFL.

    In his one season as a starting quarterback for Oklahoma, Murray completed 69 percent of his passes for 4,361 yards with 42 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He was an accurate passer and has a quality arm to go along with special athleticism and elite ability to make plays happen with his feet. In 2015 for Texas A&M, Murray completed 60 percent of his passes for 686 yards with five touchdowns and seven interceptions.

    All team sources were in agreement that an offense would have to be changed and built around Murray. They all said that he will have to play out of the shotgun. And at 5-foot-10, he is too short to be under center and do quick passing off of three-step drops. Thus, the offense is going to have to be built around Murray and he is not a quarterback who can be plugged into any NFL offense. That also presents some problems for his pro team in finding a backup quarterback who can execute the same plays. Therefore, it is going to take a team that is willing to commit to Murray and go all-in on building the offense around him.




  2. Dwayne Haskins*, QB, Ohio State
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 231. Arm: 33.50. Hand: 9.63.
    40 Time: 5.04.
    Projected Round (2019): Top-20.

    4/22/19: Haskins has flashed the ability to be an NFL quarterback, but he needs to become more consistent. In 2018, he completed 70 percent of his passes for 4,831 yards with 50 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Haskins struggled as a pocket passer against Penn State, but dominated Michigan's tough defense. As a sophomore, he completed 70 percent of his passes for 565 yards with four touchdowns and an interception.

    Haskins has a strong arm with the potential to be a pocket passer who hurts defenses. He has talent, but there are stretches during which everything is just a little bit off with him. His decision-making is not consistent, and he makes some bad plays in terms of ball security. Haskins' field vision needs to improve, and he has to get faster at working through his progressions. His footwork also needs improvement, and his ball placement can be off.

    Haskins should have returned to Ohio State for 2019 to improve his overall play before going to the NFL, but financially it was a smart decision as Haskins looks destined to go in the top 20. He was first-year starter in 2018 and has upside to grow. Haskins had solid interviews at the combine to solidify his status as a high first-rounder.


  3. Drew Lock, QB, Missouri
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 228. Arm: 33.50. Hand: 9.00.
    40 Time: 4.69.
    Projected Round (2019): 1.

    4/22/19: Lock played well at the Senior Bowl, and sources said they were impressed with how quickly he picked things up there. They felt that Lock picked up pro concepts faster than the other quarterbacks. Some sources like Lock's confidence and moxie. A lot of teams are in on Lock,so he could end up going higher than expected.

    Lock completed 61 percent of his passes in 2018 for 3,498 yards with 28 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He notched six rushing touchdowns too. Lock played well and fought hard against Georgia, but he was plagued by dropped passes. Lock then had a disappointing performance against Alabama, committing three turnovers. He bounced back with a good game against Florida.

    Scouts have raved about Lock's arm strength, and that could be seen by all at the Senior Bowl. He has a rifle and is a good athlete. Sources say Lock can really spin it and is able to make every throw required for the NFL. Some sources have taken a liking to Lock, but others are somewhat skeptical. Sources believe his skill set and athleticism are similar to Jay Cutler but offset with a personality that is more similar to Eli Manning. Lock is a quiet, confident guy and not a vocal rah-rah leader who takes over the room.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Lock checks in at 6-foot-3, 226 pounds. He has 33.63-inch arms, and a wingspan of 77.5 inches. He is said to run the 40 in 4.85 seconds. Sources say Lock is known to be a quiet player who is not a vocal leader. His lack of leadership skills could hurt him with some team evaluators who want their quarterback to have a presence as a team leader.

    Lock set the SEC single regular-season record for touchdown passes in 2017 with 43. He went on a tear in the last half of the year to lead Missouri to six straight wins after a 1-5 start. Lock completed 58 percent of his passes in 2017 for 3,964 yards with 44 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.

    Lock is a gunslinger-style quarterback who has a big arm with the ability to throw any pass. However, he needs to improve his accuracy, field vision, and the speed at which he works through progressions. Lock can be prone to overthrows, plus can put too much heat on some passes. Lock has good size and can fit the pass into tight windows. He throws the ball well downfield and shows some timing and anticipation. Lock does have the propensity to force throws to covered wideouts, occasionally trusting his arm too much to beat tight coverage. He also has some mobility. Lock could stand to make improvements before going to the NFL, thus he was wise to return to Missouri before turning pro.


  4. Daniel Jones*, QB, Duke
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 221. Arm: 33.25. Hand: 9.75.
    40 Time: 4.81.
    Projected Round (2019): 1.

    4/22/19: After the Senior Bowl, three general managers told me they thought Jones would rise and end up being the first quarterback selected in the 2019 NFL Draft. That didn't materialize, however, as Kyler Murray is the consensus to be the first player drafted. Still, teams felt Jones' skill set and the hype of him being groomed by Duke head coach David Cutcliffe, the coaching mentor to the Mannings, would lead to his rising up draft boards in the leadup to the 2019 NFL Draft. Jones is expected to go in the first round and probably will be a top-20 choice.

    Jones completed 61 percent of his passes in 2018 for 2,674 yards with 22 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Scouts say that Jones has a good skill set, and they feel that he is getting good preparation for the NFL. The junior missed two games during 2018 with a collarbone injury. Jones has a strong arm and accuracy, showing the ability to make nice touch passes downfield. He also has good pocket presence to withstand pressure and keep his eyes downfield while buying time with his feet.

    Like all college quarterbacks, Jones has points of improvement for the NFL. He needs to shorten his delivery, which will help him to be effective for the faster pro game with its smaller windows of time to complete passes. It would also help him to reduce the time for pass-rushers to get to him. Sources said they were impressed with his arm at the Senior Bowl. Teams also like that he is an intelligent quarterback who always knows where his receivers are going to be.

    8/28/18: Jones has earned some compliments from scouting sources. They think that the redshirt junior has some physical talent and also is getting great coaching development from David Cutcliffe. In 2017, Jones completed 56 percent of his passes for 2,439 yards with 12 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. As a freshman, he made 63 percent of his passes for 2,836 yards with 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Jones has good height and a nice skill set. He could be a quarterback who continues to rise over 2018 and 2019.




  5. Ryan Finley, QB, N.C. State
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 213. Arm: 32.75. Hand: 9.38.
    40 Time: 4.73.
    Projected Round (2019): 2-3.

    4/22/19: Team sources say they believe that Finley will be a second-round pick. He was solid at the Senior Bowl, although not overly impressive. In 2018, Finley completed 67 percent of his passes for 3,928 yards with 25 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He was an accurate game-manager for N.C. State, doing a good job of protecting the football and leading an efficient passing offense. However, Finley has limitations as a passer and is not a dynamic thrower of the football. He could be a less-athletic version of Alex Smith for the NFL.

    8/28/18: Scouts who did advance work for the 2019 NFL Draft were impressed with what they saw from Finley. They think he has the talent to play at the next level and liked the tape he produced from his junior year. If Finley can build on his 2017 season, he has the upside to rise in the leadup to the 2019 NFL Draft due to the quarterback-hungry nature of the league. According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Finley checks in at 6-foot-3, 208 pounds. He has 33.5-inch arms, 9.38-inch hands, and a wingspan of 77.5 inches as well.

    Finley was a good game-manager for the Wolfpack in 2017, completing 65 percent of his passes for 3,518 yards with 17 touchdowns and six interceptions. He made good decisions and protected the football well. In 2016, Finley completed 60 percent of his passes for 3,055 yards with 18 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

    There is a lot to like about Finley translating to the NFL. The most important trait for any quarterback is accuracy, which Finley has. Consistently, he demonstrates good ball placement to complete passes and keep the ball away from the defense. Finley makes good decisions and shows impressive ball security. He is adept at avoiding interceptions and rarely makes mistakes from being overly aggressive. Finley improved his deep ball passing as a junior and made some beautiful throws downfield. There are a few things that Finley could stand to improve as a senior. Field vision is an issue for the next level, as Finley can lock onto his primary read. He needs to move his eyes and work through progressions. Staring down his primary receiver will lead to interceptions.


  6. Clayton Thorson, QB, Northwestern
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 222. Arm: 31.13. Hand: 9.75.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.75.
    Projected Round (2019): 2-3.

    4/22/19: In 2018, Thorson completed 61 percent of his passes for 3,183 yards with 17 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. He also collected nine rushing touchdowns. A high ankle sprain cost Thorson the Senior Bowl. He was restricted from running at the combine, but threw the ball pretty well in the field drills. Multiple team sources believe that Thorson will be selected on Day 2 during the 2019 NFL Draft.

    In the early going of the 2018 season, Thorson did not look 100 percent yet as a runner, but he showed some improved ball placement and mechanics. Thorson played well against Michigan and then dominated Michigan State. His accuracy was excellent. He made some particularly beautiful throws to lead Northwestern to the road win over the Spartans.

    Following the Michigan State outing, Thorson led a last-minute comeback to beat Nebraska in overtime. He also turned in some underwhelming performances during 2018, but he led Northwestern to a division title and its first appearance in the Big Ten Championship Game.

    Thorson started 53 straight games, the most in Big Ten history. That is an excellent amount of experience and developmental time for the next level.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Thorson checks in at 6-foot-4, 227 pounds. He also has 31.5-inch arms, 9.75-inch hands, and a wingspan of 76.5 inches. He is said to run the 40 in 4.75 seconds as well.

    In 2017, Thorson completed 60 percent of his passes for 2,844 yards with 15 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He picked up eight rushing touchdowns as well. Thorson suffered a torn ACL in Northwestern's bowl game after making a catch on a halfback throwback. His numbers in 2017 were held back by a terrible offensive line, awful wide receivers and zero play-makers at his disposal. Thorson completed 59 percent of his passes in 2016 for 3,182 yards with 22 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

    WalterFootball.com first reported last season that Thorson would return for his senior year. I had heard early in the fall of 2017 that Thorson would go back unless he graded out as a first-rounder by the NFL Draft Advisory. Scouts who were through Northwestern told me that they were impressed with what they saw from Thorson on tape and in practice. Thorson has shown that he has pro potential in terms of his skill set. He can throw the deep out with a fastball that can be fit into tight windows. Thorson also has a quick delivery, but is a bit too mechanical. Scouts say that he has a strong arm, is smart and athletic, and improves year over year.

    In speaking with a general manager who watched tape of Thorson early last November, they graded Thorson as a late second-/early third-rounder. They thought he was a decent athlete, but was bit mechanical as a thrower and didn't go downfield enough. Thorson wasn't without some lowlights on tape, too. However, a lot of Thorson's mistakes came from trying to do too much with his lackluster and terrible supporting cast; if he didn't make a play for Northwestern, nobody else would. His performance in the fourth quarter against Wisconsin was extremely impressive, although one of those trying-too-hard mistakes led to the comeback effort falling short.

    Early in fall 2017, some scouts said that they anticipated giving Thorson a second-round grade, unless he fell off with his play. At the same time, they thought he could rise in the leadup to the 2018 NFL Draft. The reason for that is he a good leader who gets along well with all of his teammates. While Thorson is a devout Christian, he knows how to be one of the guys and get along with the different groups in the locker room. They think that evaluators could fall in love with Thorson during the interview process.


  7. Will Grier*, QB, West Virginia
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 217. Arm: 31.50. Hand: 9.50.
    40 Time: 4.84.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-4.

    4/22/19: In 2018, Grier completed 67 percent of his passes for 3,864 yards with 37 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Multiple team sources who have seen Grier in person say he has just average arm strength and has a hard time driving the ball when he can't set his feet. Some in the media have pushed Grier as a first-round pick, but that was dealt a devastating blow at the Senior Bowl when Grier's lack of arm was painfully obvious. He did interview well, but he looks more like a second-day or mid-round pick with a backup quarterback skill set. Teams project Grier to the second day and mid-rounds.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Grier checks in at 6-foot-2, 221 pounds. He has 30.88-inch arms, 9.48-inch hands, and a wingspan of 74.5 inches. He is said to run the 40 in 4.80 seconds.

    Grier played well overall for West Virginia in 2017. He has a quality arm and can throw the ball with accuracy, but needs to improve his field vision and decision-making for the NFL. Grier was only in his first full season as a starter in 2017, so he was wise return to West Virginia for 2018 to improve before going pro. For 2017, Grier completed 64 percent of his passes for 3,490 yards with 34 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He also had to have surgery after a finger injury sustained versus Texas. That caused him to miss the final two games of the year, against Oklahoma and Utah.

    In 2015 while playing for Florida, Grier completed 66 percent of his passes for 1,204 yards with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions. He was impressive for the Gators before testing positive for steroids. That led to him transferring to West Virginia. Sources say that Grier and his family can be high-maintenance personalities who some teams are going to shy away from.




  8. Jarrett Stidham*, QB, Auburn
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 218. Arm: 32.25. Hand: 9.38.
    40 Time: 4.81.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-5.

    4/22/19: Stidham completed 61 percent of his passes in 2018 for 2,794 yards with 18 touchdowns and five interceptions. Team sources were disappointed with Stidham's play, which included underwhelming games against the likes of Mississippi State, LSU and Tennessee. Stidham should have returned to Auburn for the 2019 season to improve before going pro, but he decided to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft. In speaking with team sources, they think that Stidham could be selected on the second day of the 2019 NFL Draft. Stidham was okay at the Senior Bowl, but he did not do enough to help his draft grade. At the combine, Stidham did better and threw the ball pretty well in the field drills.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Stidham checks in at 6-foot-2, 210 pounds. He also has 32-inch arms, 9.5-inch hands, and a wingspan of 75.88 inches. He is said to run the 40 in 4.65 seconds.

    Stidham completed 67 percent of his passes in 2017 for 3,158 yards with 18 touchdowns and six interceptions. Early in the season, Stidham had some struggles, but he steadily improved and threw more accurately while showing more comfort in the pocket. Stidham came through with some efficient games to knock off both undefeated Georgia and Alabama. He made real strides during the 2017 season.

    "It's the tale of two tapes," said one scout. "I think he could end up being worthy of a [first-round pick]. He wasn't playing with top bona fide receivers either [in 2017]. [The Tigers] say he is going to have more command of the offense this year. He has that side-arm release, but he's a good player. He's a pretty good athlete, and he has some speed now. There are things for him to work on, but I believe he's worthy of a first-round projection entering the season."

    Another NFC scout who was at spring games and who attended spring practices was even higher on Stidham's pro potential. They were very effusive in their praise for Stidham and think he could end up being a high first-round pick. Here is how they summarized Stidham:

    "Okay size; growth potential; high football IQ; good, but not great, arm with good mechanics and ability to change arm slot; better touch than power thrower; quick release to beat the rush. He improved his eyes versus pressure over the last nine games [of 2017]. He has a good mental clock; very mobile [with] excellent speed for a quarterback; [a] legitimate threat on the ground - he beat Alabama because he continually broke contain on crucial third downs. Plus, he's got an incredible story of perseverance that defines his mettle as a person. The kid is a legit winner. Those are all the types of positives that will make him grow quickly on general managers and directors as the season wears on if he continues his ascent. He's built mentally and skill-set wise for the pro landscape and has the makeup and goods to run a franchise."

    "Not as physically gifted as Herbert in Oregon, but [Stidham] can throw a good ball. He has very good mobility to execute flexible scheme design, and his football IQ is as good as it gets. He's a pro already in that regard, and it was pretty easy to see. Guys like him acclimate quickly and win locker rooms not just with approach but he has a good skill set to back it up as a player also."

    As a freshman at Baylor, Stidham flashed by completing 69 percent of his passes for 1,265 yards with 12 touchdowns and two interceptions. His freshman season was ended early because of injury, but he flashed serious ability with arm strength, athleticism and accuracy. After the scandal that claimed the job of Art Briles, Stidham eventually landed at Auburn after attending community college for a year.


  9. Kyle Shurmur, QB, Vanderbilt
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 230. Arm: 32.75. Hand: 8.88.
    40 Time: 4.91.
    Projected Round (2019): 4-6.

    4/22/19: In speaking with team sources, some feel that Shurmur is draftable as a late-round pick. He went under the radar from playing for Vanderbilt, but he showed improvement in his accuracy over the past three seasons as the starter for the Commodores. The senior completed 63 percent of his passes in 2018 for 3,130 yards with 24 touchdowns and six interceptions.

    In 2017, Shurmur completed 58 percent of his passes for 2,823 yards with 26 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He is a smart quarterback and the son of New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur.


  10. Tyree Jackson*, QB, Buffalo
    Height: 6-7. Weight: 249. Arm: 35.00. Hand: 10.00.
    40 Time: 4.59.
    Projected Round (2019): 5-7.

    4/22/19: Jackson should have returned for his senior year, but he decided to make the jump to the NFL. In 2018, the junior completed 55 percent of his passes for 3,131 yards with 28 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. In 2017, he completed 60.3 percent of his passes for 2,096 yards with 12 touchdowns and three interceptions. Jackson is a big physical specimen who has accuracy issues. He had a decent week at the Senior Bowl, but his inaccuracy was clearly visible. Jackson threw the ball well at the combine and did well in the field work. Off his decent combine, he improved his chances of being a third-day pick.




  11. Jacob Dolegala, QB, Central Connecticut State
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 235.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.80.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/22/19: Dolegala is a small-school quarterback who has generated a buzz in the scouting community. While he has not gotten any media attention, team sources say that Dolegala is an intriguing talent, and some think he could end up being a mid-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. In speaking to team sources, they say that Dolegala has good arm action and great size - he's listed at 6-foot-6, 235 pounds, which is just about ideal for the NFL. The senior completed 61 percent of his passes in 2018 for 2,221 yards with 16 touchdowns and six interceptions.


  12. Brett Rypien, QB, Boise State
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 210. Arm: 30.38. Hand: 9.00.
    40 Time: 4.91.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/22/19: Rypien completed 67 percent passes in 2018 for 3,705 yards with 30 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He had a solid week of practice at the East-West Shrine.

    8/28/18: In 2017, Rypien completed 63 percent of his passes for 2,877 yards with 16 touchdowns and six interceptions. He has more of a backup's skill set for the NFL. In 2016, Rypien completed 62 percent of his passes for 3,646 yards with 24 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He completed 64 percent of his passes for 3,353 yards with 20 touchdowns and eight interceptions as a freshman.


  13. Easton Stick, QB, North Dakota State
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 224. Arm: 32.13. Hand: 9.25.
    40 Time: 4.62.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/22/19: In 2018, Stick completed 62 percent of his passes for 2,554 yards with 26 touchdowns and five interceptions. He also totaled 11 rushing touchdowns. Stick did not earn an invitation to the Senior Bowl, instead playing at the East-West Shrine. Stick did not impress in practice there, showing some issues with field vision, accuracy, decision-making, and ball security.

    8/28/18: Stick has generated some media buzz after three nice seasons at North Dakota State. The senior has a quality arm and also has mobility. Last season, Stick completed 62 percent of his passes for 2,466 yards with 28 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He also ran for 663 yards with 12 scores. Stick completed 59 percent of his passes the year before for 2,331 yards with 19 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He ran for seven scores and 685 yards as well that season. On NFL team's preseason watch lists, Stick was not listed in the group of players with first- through fourth-round projections. However, a lot can and will change over the fall and leadup to the 2019 NFL Draft. Thus, it is entirely possible that Stick rises to be an early-rounder.




  14. Trace McSorley, QB, Penn State
    Height: 6-0. Weight: 202. Arm: 31.13. Hand: 9.13.
    40 Time: 4.57.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/22/19: For 2018, McSorley completed 53 percent of his passes for 2,530 yards with 18 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He recorded 12 rushing touchdowns as well. McSorley is a gritty player and would be ranked higher if he weren't so vastly undersized. Some team sources compared McSorley to Matt McGloin. They thought that McSorley could easily go undrafted but might manage to stick in the NFL as a backup via his gritty, "try hard"-player style.

    8/28/18: McSorley can dangerously burn defenses downfield as an aggressive quarterback who throws vertically. Over the past two seasons, he benefited from Saquon Barkley leading the offense, but McSorley also made a ton of clutch throws to help Penn State win a lot of games. In 2017, he completed 65 percent of his passes for 3,228 yards with 26 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He completed 58 percent of his passes for 3,614 yards with 29 touchdowns and eight interceptions in 2016.


  15. Nick Fitzgerald, QB, Mississippi State
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 226. Arm: 31.88. Hand: 9.75.
    40 Time: 4.64.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/22/19: In 2018, Fitzgerald completed 52 percent of his passes for 1,767 yards with 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He also racked up 12 rushing touchdowns on the year, and he put up 195 yards on the ground against Auburn. Fitzgerald struggled with his accuracy in the losses to Kentucky and Florida. He is not good enough as a pocket passer to be an early-round prospect for the 2019 NFL Draft.

    Fitzgerald really struggled with passing in 2018. He was very inaccurate and routinely missed open receivers with wild throws. Fitzgerald has shown a skill set of size, running ability, and an arm, but his passing limitations make him a developmental backup, at best, for the NFL.

    8/28/18: In 2017, Fitzgerald completed 55 percent of his passes for 1,782 yards with 15 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He totaled 14 rushing touchdowns as well. An ankle injury in the Egg Bowl ended his season early, but sources had told me much earlier that Fitzgerald was going to return for his senior year.

    Some team sources like Fitzgerald and feel he has potential, while others aren't excited about him. In his first year as the starter after Dak Prescott moved to the NFL, Fitzgerald completed 54 percent of his passes for 2,423 yards with 21 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He also ran for 16 touchdowns. Fitzgerald has pro size and will need to develop his accuracy and pocket passing.


  16. Gardner Minshew, QB, Washington State
    Height: 6-0. Weight: 225. Arm: 31.25. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 4.97.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/22/19: In his one year at Washington State, Minshew became a fan favorite, putting together a good season in Mike Leach's point-machine offense. After not playing much at East Carolina, Minshew transferred to the Cougars and benefited from Leach's system. Minshew completed 71 percent of his passes in 2018 for 4,779 yards with 38 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He has more of a backup skill set for the NFL and did not have a strong performance at the Senior Bowl.


  17. Kyle Kempt, QB, Iowa State
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 210.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.84.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/22/19: Kempt was 15-of-21 for 126 yards in a low-scoring loss to Iowa and missed the following six games with an injury. He played briefly versus Kansas and Texas. Kempt was 19-of-28 for 154 yards in 2018.

    8/28/18: One team source who has done advance work on the 2019 NFL Draft said they like the stature, field vision, processing speed, and how the ball comes out of the hands of Kempt, Oregon's Justin Herbert, Auburn's Jarrett Stidham and Michigan State's Brian Lewerke. Of course, those prospects could rise and fall over the course of the 2018 season, but they have nice starts with impressing some evaluators.

    In 2017, Kempt completed 67 percent of his passes for 1,473 yards with 13 touchdowns and three interceptions over eight games of playing time. Kempt could produce a huge 2018 season playing in a weak defensive conference.


  18. Justice Hansen, QB, Arkansas State
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 218.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.81.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/22/19: In 2018, Hansen completed 66 percent of his passes for 3,447 yards with 27 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Predictably, he struggled against Alabama.

    8/28/18: Team sources tell me that they feel that Hansen has a loose arm and plays in a system that produces big numbers via easy completions. They have Hansen graded late entering the 2018 season. In 2017, he completed 64 percent of his passes for 3,630 yards with 34 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.


  19. Jake Browning, QB, Washington
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 211. Arm: 32.50. Hand: 9.00.
    40 Time: 4.74.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/22/19: Browning struggled against Auburn and Utah in 2018. After struggling versus California, he was benched. Browning completed 65 percent of his passes in 2018 for 3,192 yards with 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

    8/28/18: Browning completed 69 percent of his passes in 2017 for 2,544 yards with 18 touchdowns and five interceptions. He is a good college quarterback, but he doesn't have a pro skill set. In 2016, Browning turned in a strong sophomore season to help push Washington into the college football playoff. He completed 62 percent of his passes on the year for 3,430 yards with 43 touchdowns and nine interceptions. As a freshman in 2015, he completed 63 percent of his passes for 2,995 yards with 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Browning had shoulder surgery after the 2016 season.


  20. Tanner Mangum, QB, BYU
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 215.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.74.
    Projected Round (2019): FA.

    4/22/19: Mangum completed 61 percent of his passes in 2018 for 1,104 yards with five touchdowns and four interceptions. He was benched by BYU.

    8/28/18: Mangum completed 57 percent of his passes in 2017 for 1,540 yards with eight touchdowns and nine interceptions. He also had some impressive moments during his freshman year in 2015 when he came on in relief of Taysom Hill. That season, Mangum completed 60 percent of his passes for 3,377 yards with 23 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He was the backup to Hill again in 2016, going 22-of-33 - 67 percent - for 241 yards with three touchdowns and an interception in limited action.


  21. Brad Mayes, QB, Lehigh
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 220.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.75.
    Projected Round (2019): FA.

    4/22/19: Mayes completed 52 percent of his passes in 2018 for 2,083 yards with 10 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.

    8/28/18: Mayes is an under-the-radar prospect, but some team sources have told me that he has a live arm and can really spin it. As a junior, he lit up the Patriot League, completing 64 percent of his passes for 3,886 yards with 31 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Mayes is a sleeper prospect to watch in 2018.


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QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P





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