Gabbert worth watching as draft nears JOHN GLENNON, The Tennessean Posted on January 17, 2011in Draft, League News and Team News. 25 Comments Tags: blaine gabbert. http://blogs.tennessean.com/titans/2011/01/17/gabbert-worth-watching-as-draft-nears/ Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert (AP Photo) One of the more intriguing first-round prospects in the upcoming NFL draft – especially with a number of teams looking to fill quarterback voids – is Missouri’s Blaine Gabbert. The 6-foot-5, 235-pounder has steadily moved up the draft boards this season, with Andrew Luck’s decision to remain at Stanford pushing him even higher. Mel Kiper, ESPN’s NFL draft guru, says that Gabbert is now the top quarterback prospect available, and SI.com’s Andrew Perloff takes things a step further, predicting that Carolina will tab Gabbert with the top overall selection in April. It’s easy to see what there is to like about Gabbert, who is a physical specimen along the lines of Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger and Tampa Bay’s Josh Freeman. Scouts says he has a powerful arm and good mobility for a big man, as he ran for 232 yards and five touchdowns last season.